Are chiggers an issue for you this summer? If you walk back inside only to find itchy and irritating red bites on your legs and ankles, you probably have a chigger problem. The best defense for these pesky insects is a good offense. Chiggers enter our environment from wildlife including birds, mammals, and reptiles. They thrive in undisturbed […]
Archive for June, 2017
A beautiful lawn has a hard life. Every summer sees it suffer from the stresses of wandering feet, periods of hot weather and a number of diseases that can strike even the best cared-for lawns.
Here is some information on the most common lawn problems and what you can do about them:
Weeds such as dandelions, thistles, […]
Question: Does diatomaceous earth kill fleas and is it safe for humans?
Great question, and timely too! Diatomaceous Earth, often referred as “DE” is an off white talc-like powder that is the fossilized remains of marine phytoplankton. When sprinkled on a bug that has an exoskeleton (such as bed bugs, ants or fleas) it gets […]