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The Key To A Pest-Free Home
Jan. 8th 2020

Home owners shudder when they think about the tricky task of pest control. There can be a lot to think about with pest control. What products work the best? Which products are safe for my children and pets? What can I do to prevent pests before they make your home, their home too? We are […]

Winter Pests
Dec. 16th 2019

Insects and other pests are probably the last thing on your mind as we get deeper into winter. While it’s nice not to have any current pest problems, like yellow jackets buzzing around, it is still a good idea to learn about local pests and what you can do to avoid welcoming them into your […]

How To Bug-Proof Your Home For the Winter
Dec. 4th 2019

It’s that time of year, when you want to cuddle up by the fire and hibernate in your cozy, warm home. In fact, you aren’t the only one who is making those plans. Bugs are starting to gravitate toward your home this time of year, so they can overwinter. They can only survive in warmer […]

Preparing For Winter With Pest Control
Nov. 21st 2019

As the warm weather said it’s goodbye, you might think you don’t have to worry about pests anymore. But think, pests, just like humans, will want to retreat to warmer climates during colder months. Your warm, cozy house is a perfect option. Although some pests will be gone through the winter you might have to […]

Serious Pest Control is a Must
Nov. 1st 2019

If you are a homeowner or property owner, more than likely, you have experienced invasive pests. It is vitally important to address pests rapidly with effective products. Using proper pest control products ensures protection of property, public health safety, and cost-effective savings. The benefits of proper pest control begin with knowing where to turn for […]

Fight Back Against Mosquitoes
Jun. 25th 2018

The American Mosquito Control Association (AMCA) has declared June 24 through June 30, 2018 as National Mosquito Control Awareness Week. The goal of Mosquito Control Awareness Week is to educate the public about the dangers of mosquitoes and the importance of mosquito control in the prevention of disease. Mosquitoes are such a serious health threat that […]

Control Fungus Gnats with Natural Products
Mar. 9th 2018

Top-selling BTI mosquito control and horticultural oil also control pesky fungus gnats. 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 (Bradysia species) are small, mosquito- like insects that commonly infest the growing medium in which houseplants and outdoor potted plants grow. Often, when outdoor plants are brought indoors for the colder months, fungus gnats harbored in the potting mix are brought indoors, where they can quickly infest the soil of other houseplants.

Summit® Mosquito Bits named as “a top 20 favorite product” by Living the Country Life
Mar. 26th 2015

From Living the Country Life – (March, 2015) 20 of our favorite plants and gardening products for 2015 Kill fungus gnats in potted plantsSummit Mosquito Bits® is a popular biological control that kills mos­quito larvae in standing water. But it also kills fungus gnats in potted plants. The active ingredient in Mosquito Bits® is BTI (Bacillus thuringiensis […]

Deer Ban repels deer, protects garden and landscape plants
Mar. 9th 2015

Hungry deer can devastate flowers, vegetable gardens, shrubs and other landscape plants. Summit® Deer BanTM repellent capsules keep deer from eating ornamentals and other landscape plants. Deer BanTM uses a unique gel-tablet application to provide 100% effective, year-round protection from wildlife damage. Each Deer BanTM capsule contains predator urine that triggers a deer’s animal flight response.

Sod webworms are big problem this September
Oct. 1st 2014

I’ve been getting a lot of email in the past two weeks about “worms” and “caterpillars” in listeners’ yards. I also received messages and a few phone calls on last weekend’s GardenLine show about moths hovering about in the early morning hours. And I’ve been looking at a few turf samples in my consulting business that obviously weren’t damaged by chinch bugs, take-all patch or brownpatch.

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