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Winter Pests 101

Common Pests that Invade the Home During the Winter Season When winter weather arrives, some pests go into hibernation while others enter homes seeking warmth and food sources. The National Pest Management Association encourages homeowners…

Common Oklahoma Weeds That Germinate In The Fall

Common Chickweed Photo Courtesy of Bob Mann Stellaria media Chickweed is a low growing, mat-forming winter annual with numerous branched stems. This weed disappears in the heat. Leaves are opposite, smooth, oval to broadly elliptical in…

DID YOU KNOW NOW IS A PERFECT TIME FOR LAWN AERATION????

Years of turf traffic, foraging critters like moles and gophers, summer heat/winter cold, lawn clippings and thatch can wreak havoc on your turf. We offer core aeration that will remove small plugs of soil--as opposed to many other companies…

Paper Wasps, Yellowjackets and Other Stinging Wasps

Published Oct. 2016|Id: EPP-7305 By Hal C. Reed, Richard Grantham, Russell Wright Introduction Most people have had an unforgettably painful experience with stinging insects so that the sight of such an insect causes fear. However, only…

Termite or Ant? How to Tell the Difference

Subterranean termites mainly live underground or in protected areas such as galleries in wood. At a minimum there is always one queen, and many more “secondary reproductives” that are usually present. Most people never see a queen, but may…

A colony of 250,000 ants call the average anthill home — here's what inside their mound

Elizabeth McCauley and Shira Polan Feb 1, 2020, 12:15 PM   Watch the full video here: What's Inside An Anthill? When you look at a fire ants' mound, it's hard to believe up to 250,000 ants call it home. But it turns out,…

National Pest Management Month Falls at a Critical Time for Our Country and Industry

Month-long observance by the Professional Pest Management Alliance brings critical awareness to pests as a public health issue and the essential services of professional pest control The Professional Pest Management Alliance (PPMA), which…

Is Coronavirus Transmitted by Pests?

Dr. Jorge Parada  March 6, 2020 There are many questions surrounding the novel coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19), including how it’s spread. With warm weather approaching, there may be concerns about disease transmission from…

Oh Rats!! Oh Mice!!!

Oh Rats! Oh Mice!!     As the weather begins to cool during the fall months, rats and mice start moving indoors in larger numbers, looking for food and dry protected shelter. We receive calls for rodent control throughout the year,…

Fall Pre-Emergent

Plan Now To Combat Spring Weeds! August 27, 2019 by Farrah L. Fulps “Always plan ahead. It wasn’t raining when Noah built the ark.” -Richard Cushing   Did you know with proper planning NOW, you can start the spring without…