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Insect and Pest Control

Spittlebug Identification and Control

Zoysiagrass and St. Augustine lawns are popular for good reason; they are usually full, lush and green from spring to fall.  Right now (June), many of these beautiful lawns are experiencing an infestation of two-lined spittlebugs (pictured above).  Last week, we had a few people call or come in and although it’s only Wednesday, we… Read more »

Japanese Beetle Control

  Here it is, the culprit of significant damage in Arkansas landscapes right now.  It’s a bit early in the season (June 6, 2018) to see adults; usually they emerge late June and early July.  While it’s certainly not the only pest we are hearing about this week (yes, we are talking about you, Spittlebug),… Read more »

How to Effectively Use Dormant Oil

What is dormant oil? Dormant oil refers more to when the oil has traditionally been applied rather than what it is made of. Newer dormant oil formulations are typically refined from petroleum oil, such as mineral oil. Unlike home remedies, they also contain an emulsifier to help water mix with the oil, which will provide… Read more »

Landscape Pests June 2017

Well.  This late-Spring, early-Summer weather is as predictable as ever… which is to say, completely unpredictable!  Monsoon rains, high humidity, followed by dry periods of lower than normal temps with low humidity, we have seen a little of everything.  One thing is for sure, between the mild winter and warm, damp weather, fungal diseases and… Read more »