BED BUGS! ! !

BED BUGS! ! !

We are getting excessive calls about bed bugs this week and scrambling to help folks get BBF (bed bug free) .   If you are searching for some answers, we got’em here. Bed bugs are insects from the genus Cimex that feed on human blood, usually at night. Their...

Benefits of a Healthy Lawn

So, what are the benefits of a healthy lawn? Let’s look at that. First of all, a healthy, thicker lawn provides a safer place for you and your family. Besides the obvious psychological benefits of a pretty lawn. It also provides a better playing surface. That is why...
The Red Velvet Mite (Trombidiidae)

The Red Velvet Mite (Trombidiidae)

Red Velvet Mites or Rain Bugs (Trombidiidae) are arachnids found in soil litter and known for their bright red color. They won’t bite you, but they can be a nuisance, as they actively crawl around as active predators looking for aphids, ants and other critters to eat....
Juniper Disease

Juniper Disease

We are seeing some “dead spots” in Juniper’s currently; what is going on? With all the rain we are getting, blight diseases and root rot are everywhere. So, what do you do? You are not going to like the answer, but there is not a magic spray to fix this. Of course,...
Planting a Butterfly Garden

Planting a Butterfly Garden

April is upon us and spring has sprung, so it’s time to plant that butterfly garden! We know everyone likes butterflies, so here are some plant tips and selections. You can likely pick them up at your favorite lawn and garden center. A good butterfly garden will have...
Spring Pre-emergent for Crab Grass Control

Spring Pre-emergent for Crab Grass Control

We know that Crabgrass will start germinating with a 24-hour soil temperature average of 53-55 degrees, measured at a depth of 2-4 inches. Because our area temperatures vary widely in the River Valley and Northwest Arkansas, the exact date can vary. This generally...