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Posted by & filed under mosquito control, mosquitoes

Mosquitoes are easily one of the most annoying and hated insects around. Worse than simply being annoying, they unfortunately kill more people than any other species in the world. The main mosquito transmitted diseases we deal with in the USA are zika virus, west nile virus, dog heartworms (dirofilaria immitis), and encephalitis. They buzz around… Read more »

Posted by & filed under irrigation, lawn care

Shakespeare may have had nobler intentions for his famous line in Hamlet, but without proper watering techniques, you will find your lawn and landscape wondering if it is to be, or not be, especially during the summer heat. Proper watering isn’t really a mystery, but it does require more effort than just throwing out the… Read more »

Posted by & filed under bermudagrass, thatch, zoysiagrass

It’s that time of year again. Time to break out the aerator on warm season turfs like bermudagrass and zoysiagrass. Core aeration, sometimes referred to as core aerification, is a process where a machine makes multiple passes over a lawn, pulling cores of dirt ranging from two to four inches deep and deposits those cores… Read more »