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Category Archives: Winter moth control

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

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

Can You Prevent Winter Moths From Destroying Your Trees?

After infesting entire neighborhoods of ash, oak, and maple trees in Massachusetts over the last two decades, the destructive winter moth (Operophtera brumata) is slowly but surely making its way into portions of southern and coastal Maine now too. Although … Continue reading

Protect Your Trees From Winter Moths

November marks the beginning of the active season for winter moths, and if the recent years’ population spikes are any indication, this year is going to be a record-breaker. Since 2011, the trees of Maine’s coastal communities have been plagued … Continue reading

How You Can Prevent Winter Moths

Winter moths can devastate affected trees. The good news is winter moths are entirely preventable with the right knowledge, tools and timing. Winter moths are invasive pests that arrived in New England by way of Europe. They feed on the … Continue reading

Professional Pest Control: Mosquitoes, Ticks, Grubs, Winter Moths – Oh My!

Insects are capable of ruining your lawn, trees and gardens. That’s why many homeowners’ first instinct is to eradicate them with pesticides. However, jumping the gun when it comes to pest control is never a good idea, because the underlying … Continue reading