Wet Weather and Weeds

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Oklahoma native, Will Rogers, famously said, “If you don’t like the weather in Oklahoma, wait a minute and it’ll change.” So far, 2017 has lived up to that quote and then some! In January, few days ever got above the freezing mark. After that, we thought it was summer with temperatures often in the 80’s…. Read more »

What to do about mosquitoes

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Mosquitoes are easily one of the most annoying and hated insects. They buzz around seeking out victims to feast on, especially later in the evening when everyone is trying to enjoy time outdoors, in the pool or around the grill. Unfortunately, there’s a lengthy list of diseases and health concerns caused by mosquitoes ranging from… Read more »

What’s with all the mushrooms?

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With all the warm and wet weather we’ve been getting lately, we’re beginning to get more calls regarding mushrooms in lawns. Mushrooms are actually part of a fungus that grows underground and are caused by a mixture of increased moisture, lack of light, and buried organic matter. The fungus grows by breaking down organic matter… Read more »

What Is Dallisgrass and What You Can Do About It

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In the early 1900’s, paspalum dilitatum was introduced to North America. A native plant of South America, paspalum dilitatum is a fast-growing forage plant originally used by A.T. Dallis of LaGrange, Georgia. The benefit of this South American plant was its ability to survive harsh southern climates, while providing a nutritional food source for livestock… Read more »