Insect and Pest Control
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 »
How to Control Crapemyrtle Bark Scale!
Learn how to control this serious threat to our Crapemyrtles. The key is timing and using the correct products.
Rose Rosette Virus Identification and Control
What is Rose Rosette Virus? One of our beloved landscape plants, the rose, has been increasingly affected by this virus, which is spread by tiny wind transferred mites. Symptoms include thickened stem growth, excessive thorns, witches’ broom growth at end of stems, branch die-back, discolored and distorted leaves. The above image shows the excessive… Read more »
Treating with Preemerge
Learn how and when to treat lawn areas and landscape beds with pre emerge. Pre emerge prevents weed seeds from germinating.
How to Use a Broadcast Spreader
In order for lawn chemicals to work properly, you have to apply them properly! Start by figuring out how many square feet your lawn by multiplying length times width. Read the chemical bag to find out how much to apply per square foot. If your spreader type is listed on the bag then it’s simple! … Read more »
Japanese Beetle Control
Learn tips on Japanese beetle control from the experts at The Good Earth Garden Center.
How to Control Bagworms in Your Landscape
Learn the life cycle of bagworms in order to control this devastating insect in your landscape
How to Control Grubs in the Landscape
Learn how to control grubs in your lawn and landscape beds