Part 2 of Stinging Insects in your Yard is all about paper wasps, yellow jackets, and baldfaced hornets. These creatures are also important for pollination, just like bees and can also help with pest control in your garden and yard. However, they can also be very dangerous if you stumble into one of their nests.
What is your first reaction when you hear a buzzing insect flying around your head on a warm summer’s day? Do you run the other way? Do you try to kill it? Or do you just ignore it hoping it won’t sting you? Whatever your reaction, it’s important to know what creatures are in your
Lawn Pests Summer is the perfect time to make happy memories with your family and friends in your backyard. The weather’s warm, there’s plenty of sun, but there are also numerous pests that love to take over your lawn. You can’t always see them – unless you investigate closely, but you can sure see the
Everyone wants a great looking lawn, and we know it’s not fun to talk about lawn diseases, it is important to address if you want the best looking lawn on the block. Here is a common lawn condition and what to do to fix it. Characteristics: Powdery Mildew loves shade and high humidity. It usually
We all want a nice looking lawn, and although it’s not fun to talk about lawn diseases, it is an important thing to address if you want the best looking lawn on the block. Here is a common lawn condition and what to do to fix it. Brown Patch Characteristics: This disease looks just like
Have you always thought it would be nice to have someone else cut your grass, but feel like it is a waste of money? Here are 4 reasons why it might actually make sense to hire someone else to care for your lawn and yard: You have more time to spend with your family doing
Are you thinking about hiring someone to maintain your lawn? Do the amount of lawn care companies available seem a bit overwhelming? Here are some things to consider to make a more informed and better decision. Do they have insurance? If your lawn care company isn’t insured and there is any type of accident (think
Some great family events around the area Cornbread & Collard Greens Blues Festival Commerence Park, Fountain Inn Dates: Thursday, April 26th-Saturday, April 28th Details: Come for a fun weekend of music, food and shopping. Mac Arnold will be performing all three days with the following opening acts: Wanda Johnson & Shane Pruitt 4/26, Kami Ocean 4/27, SONG Band and
Mulching can be a great way to give your yard a polished look that increases curb appeal, but did you know that there are several other benefits to using mulch? Helps with weed control – Who doesn’t like less weeds around their plants, flowers, and trees? Mulch acts as a barrier to prevent weeds from
What is lawn aeration? Aerating your lawn includes poking small holes in the soil so that water, air, and nutrients are able to penetrate deep into the soil. The most effective method of aeration takes small plugs of soil out of the ground. What types of lawns need aeration? Lawns that get lots of traffic.