Chinch Bugs

By |2019-07-04T07:39:52-06:00July 4th, 2019|Categories: Lawn Care, Pest Management|

Starting with the hot weather in July and continuing through August and into September, chinch bugs can frequently be found in lawns, especially St. Augustine lawns.  Chinch bugs like hot, dry sunny turf and can quickly cause substantial damage in a relatively small amount of time.  Lawns with an infestation contain large patches of yellowish, [...]

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Chinch Bugs

Summer Mosquito Management

By |2019-07-04T07:30:46-06:00July 4th, 2019|Categories: Pest Management|

Like all animals, mosquitoes need food, water and shelter to survive.  If any one of these components is missing, mosquitoes will die. Doing away with items such as old tires, plastic pools, sagging tarps, empty buckets and containers from the yard, the breeding sites for these pests will be removed.  Mowing tall grass and weeds, [...]

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Summer Mosquito Management

Tent Caterpillars

By |2019-07-04T08:02:14-06:00April 11th, 2019|Categories: Lawn Care, Pest Management|

The larvae stage of tent caterpillars is most destructive to certain types of trees in East Texas, including oaks.  These leaf-eating caterpillars can be identified by their dark brownish body color, with subtle blue and yellow lines extending lengthwise and white spots down the middle of the back.  They are frequently found clustered together on [...]

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Tent Caterpillars