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6 Tips to Conquer your Backyard Campout

6 Tips to Conquer your Backyard Campout

Turn your backyard into the ultimate staycation spot for outdoor fun with a few simple steps. Pitch a tent, start the fire and enjoy the ...

Celebrate a Bug Bite-Free Fourth of July

Celebrate a Bug Bite-Free Fourth of July

Crowds are inevitable during the Fourth of July holiday weekend, and if this year is anything like last, more than 43 million Americans will be ...

New Homeowner’s Guide: 4 Steps to Prevent Mosquitoes

New Homeowner’s Guide: 4 Steps to Prevent Mosquitoes

Boxes are unloaded and you’ve started to unpack, but as a new homeowner, it might take some time for your new house to feel like ...

Florida’s Largest Home and Garden Show Debugs the Myths

Today was a beautiful day to Debug some Myths at Florida’s Largest Home and Garden Show in Tampa. We had a great time talking with families about their use of pesticide and fertilizer products to keep their family and homes healthy and happy. Families loved ... Read More

Team Up to Clean Up — Boys and Girls Club

As part of our efforts in Tampa, we spent time today with volunteers from the Boys and Girls Club of Tampa Bay, George Steinbrenner Family, killing weeds, planting fun colorful plants and foliage, as well as mulching to hold in water and curb weed growth. ... Read More

Is your home a hotel for pests?

Is your home a top vacation spot for rats and mice? Howard University’s CapComm Lab, the Earth Conservation Corps and the EPA use humor to show how conditions in your home can encourage rodents to move in and stay for a while. (Rated “E” for ... Read More

How golf courses prepare for the season’s rush

Dr. John Stier, Environmental Turfgrass Extension Specialist, Professor and Chair of the Dept. of Horticulture-University of Wisconsin, Madison. The PGA season has begun and people who live in temporal climates are itching to get back on the course, but it’s still too cold. Ever wonder what golf courses ... Read More

Are your pets more vulnerable to pests?

Melissa Brookshire, DVM, runs North River Enterprises and provides consulting services on pet food and animal health companies while balancing her life as a mom of two active boys. A graduate of the University of Missouri College of Veterinary Medicine, Melissa owned and operated a ... Read More

How to control winter weeds

Dr. John Stier, Environmental Turfgrass Extension Specialist, Professor and Chair of the Dept. of Horticulture-University of Wisconsin, Madison. Winter weather alone doesn’t solve all your weed problems. Most winter weeds are known as winter annuals, which germinate from seeds in the fall, stop growing in the spring and flower ... Read More

Keep your pets happy and healthy-the importance of a pest free environment

Melissa Brookshire, DVM, runs North River Enterprises and provides consulting services on pet food and animal health companies while balancing her life as a mom of two active boys. A graduate of the University of Missouri College of Veterinary Medicine, Melissa owned and operated a ... Read More

IPM 101: Pest Management in Schools

Dr. John Stier, Environmental Turfgrass Extension Specialist, Professor and Chair of the Dept. Horticulture-University of Wisconsin, Madison. As schools begin their “spring” semesters (in unusually cold temperatures in many places), administrations will begin preparing for warmer weather and the many bugs and creatures that come to life with ... Read More

What about pruning your trees and shrubs during winter?

Cathie Lavis is a professor of horticulture at Kansas State University. Her expertise includes landscaping, arboriculture, irrigation, and landscape contracting. She provides insight for homeowners and gardeners on plant care, selection, and more. Although the removal of dead, damaged or diseased branches and stems can be ... Read More

Protecting Plants in the Ice and Snow

Cathie Lavis is a professor of horticulture at Kansas State University. Her expertise includes landscaping, arboriculture, irrigation, and landscape contracting. She provides insight for homeowners and gardeners on plant care, selection, and more. Although there really is little we can do to safeguard plants from harsh ... Read More

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