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Eco-Friendly Grub Control Options

As the eco-friendly homeowner you are, you want to do what you can to protect the environment while having the yard you’ve always dreamed of. One common challenge that comes with balancing environmental concerns with lawn health is grub control. … Continue reading

Fight Winter Moths Infestation with Tree Banding

It seems that even pest control can’t avoid a throwback to the 1980’s. If you’re old enough, you may remember the gypsy moth infestation across New England during the decade that had folks out in force tarring their trees to … Continue reading

Keeping Tree & Lawn Pests in Check: Tips for Maine Homeowners

The sun is setting earlier, there’s a nip in the air, and the leaves are starting to turn. As summer winds down we typically notice that activity on the pest front starts to slow down. This is a welcomed reprise … Continue reading

Are Your Trees Vulnerable to a Fungus Infestation this Summer? Part One: Fruit Trees

It’s summer in Maine, finally! The weather has been all over the place and this greatly impacts the health of your lawn shrubs and tree care. We’ve had some cold, wet weather followed by blasts of heat and humidity this … Continue reading

Maine Lawn Care & Pest Control Update: July

Seeing some pest damage in your coniferous trees but not sure what’s happening? In Maine, there are some common culprits. Most pests are hard to spot due their tiny size but as they nibble your trees, shrubs and lawns, they … Continue reading

Maine Lawn & Yard Pest Control Update: June

As the temperatures rise, the pests in your yard evolve. June fades into July and suddenly dead spots appear in our lawns, winter moths begin to fall from our trees, and other pests damage our trees and shrubs. While some … Continue reading

Is Your Lawn as Beautiful as it Should Be? Dealing with Dead Spots.

The most common reasons for dead spots on your lawn include reasons that can be remedied with the help of a lawn care professional. It may take a season or two for your lawn to reach its potential but it … Continue reading

Maine Lawn & Yard Pest Control Update: May

Tick Season: Ticks are Active As warm temperatures descend upon Maine, everyone is excited to get outside and start enjoying their yards again. But chances are, you, your kids, or your pets have already returned inside with a tick or … Continue reading

Maine Lawn & Yard Pest Control Update

Spring is here and Maine families are starting to emerge from their winter dens and spending more time outside enjoying their lawns and gardens. Unfortunately, along with the pleasure of outdoor living, comes exposure to common outdoor pests, including moths, … Continue reading

Professional Winter Moth Control in Maine

Following last year’s relatively mild winter – specifically during December when winter moths typically emerge from the ground to mate and lay eggs – tree experts are bracing for another strong wave of destructive winter moth activity later this fall … Continue reading

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