Tick Control

How ticks spread disease to humans

According to Rebecca Eisen, a Research Biologist with the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention’s Division of Vector-Borne Diseases in Fort Collins, Colorado, there are more than 80 species of ticks across the United States. While 80 certainly sounds like a lot, there are only a dozen known tick species to actually bite humans and…

Japanese beetle

What Japanese beetles like to eat

The Japanese beetle may look beautiful on the outside with its shimmering green, coppery-brown colored body, but their beauty hides an insatiable appetite which can quickly destroy plant matter on your property. For almost one hundred years, the Japanese beetle has been wreaking havoc on lawns and throughout landscapes across the eastern United States and…

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3 ways to help your lawn cope with extreme heat

For much of the country, temperatures were unseasonably cool during the spring and early summer of 2019. Factor in high levels of rainfall during the early spring and lawns across the country never looked so lush, green and healthy to the delight of homeowners and businesses. But meteorological patterns rarely stay constant, as was evident…

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Hardiness zone map is shifting its way up north

Before homeowners and even landscape professionals begin planning their garden design, they’ll first consult the hardiness zone map, which ensures their geographical location can support their growth. According to a recent poll conducted by the New York Times, readers were asked to describe how they saw climate change affecting their residential properties. Several homeowners actually…

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A New Way to Honor Dads

Father’s Day is coming and it’s time to honor the Dads in our lives. But what’s your plan this year? A nice dinner? A gift card to his favorite hardware store? Last minute dash to the store for a tie or coffee mug? Sure, you could fall back on the same old same old, but…

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June 17-23 is National Pollinator Week

The week is proudly sponsored by the Pollinator Partnership, whose mission is to promote the health and sustainability of pollinators critical to our food supply and ecosystems across the globe. From the Pollinator Partnership, “Pollinators are essential to our daily life. Imagine a cup without coffee, a garden without flowers or a plate without food. With…