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Control Annoying Fungus Gnats with Natural Products
Nov. 9th 2020

Anyone who has grown houseplants has probably dealt with fungus gnats. Adult fungus gnats are tiny flying pests that can swarm like an annoying black cloud whenever an infested houseplant or outdoor potted plant is moved. Fungus gnats (Bradysiaspecies) are small, mosquito-like insects that commonly infest the growing medium in which houseplants and outdoor potted […]

Best Places to Observe Fall Foliage
Oct. 2nd 2020

It’s that time of the year when we abandon our bathing suits and switch to sweaters and sweatshirts. Many parts of the country have experienced frost already. For the next 3-5 weeks, it’s the perfect time of the year to witness the awesome changing of fall colors. New England – (late September – mid-October) Upper […]

Use BTI to Kill Mosquito Larvae and Prevent Disease
Jul. 28th 2020

Mosquitoes transmit some of the most deadly and debilitating diseases—including Zika virus, West Nile virus, yellow fever and dengue fever. During the warmer months when mosquitoes are most active, it is important to reduce mosquito breeding sites to keep mosquito populations down and prevent the spread of disease. Mosquitoes lay their eggs in standing water. […]

Learn from Melinda Meyers as she discusses safe ways of protecting plants from pests with horticultural oils
Jun. 30th 2020

Here’s a link to Melinda’s TV interview on the NBC affiliate in Milwaukee. Summit Responsible Solutions® Year-Round® Spray Oil is a big hit for help managing pests on outdoor plants.

Tick Control For The Warm Weather Surge
Apr. 17th 2020

Unfortunately during this time of social distancing and issues due to the pandemic Covid-19, life is anything but normal.  Summit has been designated as an “Essential Business” due to our manufacture and distribution of products that impact the public health sector such as mosquito, tick, and other pest control. We have taken every action possible […]

What Climate Do Mosquitoes Live In
Apr. 1st 2020

As the weather gets warmer, it’s best to be prepared and knowledgeable about mosquito climate. We put together some general information for you about where mosquitoes live and what kind of weather they like! Cold weather Mosquitoes are known as cold blooded, meaning their temperature is around the same as the temperature of the environment […]

Lifestyle Tips to Prevent Pests
Mar. 11th 2020

The traditional leave no trace principles keep outdoor trails clean by teaching hikers to make it seem like no one was even there by cleaning up after themselves. You can use some of these principles in and around your very home! Kitchen cleanup. The kitchen is one spot in the home to focus on in order […]

Mosquito Prevention: 101
Mar. 4th 2020

We all know mosquitoes as those annoying pests that can create a nuisance at your outdoor party or ruin a sunset. While these frustrations are valid, mosquitoes also pose risks much more severe than being annoying. mosquitoes can carry diseases, cause allergic reactions, or create a bite that gets infected after scratching it. It is […]

Summit Responsible Solutions® Listed by Essential Home and Garden in The Best Mosquito Killers
Feb. 26th 2020

With so many products out there, it is hard to stand out as being one of the top. That is why Summit Responsible Solutions® is proud to announce that they are listed by Essential Home and Garden for their latest article on The Best Mosquito Killers. Essential Home and Garden offers their readers reviews, guides […]

Preventative Pest Control
Feb. 18th 2020

When it comes to pest control, it’s better avoid the attitude “it won’t happen to me”, since a pest situation can get very serious, very fast. Preventative Pest Control is what we are after, so we can prevent a potentially damaging, expensive situation. You might think, why would I need to spend money if I […]

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