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Insect and Pest Control

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.

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 »

Identifying Diseases and Insect Damage

If you notice something off about a plant in your yard, don’t wait to address the issue. Let us help you identify the problem, treat it, and prevent it in the future. Gregg walks us through three common issues we see popping up in local yards. A customer brought in a clipping from their cherry… Read more »

Summer Landscape Pests

We have been seeing a little bit of everything this summer.  One thing is for sure, due to our warm, damp spring, and fairly mild summer, plant diseases and detrimental insect populations have flourished throughout landscapes in central Arkansas.  It’s time to walk through your landscape and address issues before the heat sets in and… Read more »

Poison Ivy and Garden Grub Treatments

Gregg and Jeff are exploring certain garden nuisances that find their way into most yards, and talking about what you can do to stop them. Common Garden and Yard Problems There are some insects and weeds that find their way into most all garden spaces. Let’s look at a few common problems and some things… Read more »