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Fall Aeration & Seeding Services  The majority of root growth occurs in the Fall. Therefore; the Fall is the best time to aerate a lawn.  A deeper root system will help against Winter, drought and disease stress. In addition; it will increase water & nutrient...

This nest is a danger to anyone who crosses its path. It is blended in with the stones around it and would be very difficult to see. If a person was to get to close several baldface hornets would fly out ready to sting and defend...

Our very brave Rheanna is always happy to handle our insects and reptiles and just loved the brand new baby snakes!  Most people go running from snakes, but not Rheanna....

YELLOW JACKETS  Family ‘vespidae”  Yellow Jackets are considered beneficial social wasps feeding on sweet secretions and other insects but can become a homeowner’s worst nightmare. The fertilized queen from the prior fall is the only survivor of the winter.  In the spring, she seeks a nesting site...

Our technician (Steve Antoni) made a great find while servicing one of our customers. Although this was away from the home, Steve saw the yellow jackets flying around and traced them back to this area. This could have easily ended in the homeowner, the landscaper or a pet getting severely...

Stinging insect nests are dangerous to treat for homeowners especially at this time of the year. The drones are now numerous and they are ready to attack and defend their nest with little to no provoking. Buying a can of spray to try to treat these nests...

I ran across this great idea from the National Pest Management Association to keep the kids busy and may also help you find conditions that are drawing insect to your home. IPM Scavenger Hunt By Missy Henriksen- National Pest Management Association Tuesday, June 11, 2013 School’s out! Hooray! When my kids were younger, summer...

Every year we have panicked people come in worried sick because they have found a cockroach in the house. Surprisingly enough, there are types of cockroaches that are not a threat to the home. The most popular one around here is a Pennsylvania Woods Roach. The Woods...

PROTECT YOURSELF FROM BEDBUGS WHILE TRAVELING Before booking a hotel room, you may want to read user reviews of the particular hotel and location — frequently, guests who’ve had bug problems report them online. Bear in mind that a report about one hotel does not mean...