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Insect and Pest Control

Fall Armyworm Control in Arkansas

They may be called fall armyworms but they usually show up during July in central and southern Arkansas.  We are seeing fall armyworm damage right now, late July, here in Little Rock. As with most pests, it’s helpful to understand the life cycle, preferred plant hosts and symptoms in order to better control the pest.… Read more »

Deter and Control Mosquitos

Learn more about deterring mosquitoes naturally through the use of plants and as well as controlling them with sprays.

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 »

Prevent & Control Fungus in Landscapes

Learn how to prevent and control fungus in landscape and lawn areas from the experts at The Good Earth Garden Center.

Japanese Beetle Control

Learn tips on Japanese beetle control from the experts at The Good Earth Garden Center.

Pests on Cool Season Veggies

While our temperate climate here in Arkansas makes for optimum growing of many cool season veggies, we still can have insect and disease issues. And it’s important to know what to look for and how to treat these pests on cool season veggies. Cabbage Loopers and Worms The single biggest problem is going to be… Read more »

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Treating with Preemerge

Learn how and when to treat lawn areas and landscape beds with pre emerge. Pre emerge prevents weed seeds from germinating.