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New Homeowner’s Guide: 4 Ways to Landscape for Function

New Homeowner’s Guide: 4 Ways to Landscape for Function

It may be hard to picture warm spring days ahead with chilly temperatures and snow on the ground. But, now is the time to start ...

IPM 101: The AND Approach for Confident Control

IPM 101: The AND Approach for Confident Control

The holidays are around the corner, and with all the hustle and bustle that comes with this time of year, you shouldn’t let home and ...

Score the Perfect Playing Surface & Find Your Turf

Score the Perfect Playing Surface & Find Your Turf

Remember that feeling when you step on the soccer field for the first game of the season? Or dive in the grass to catch a ...

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

New Year’s Resolution – Debug Your Home

As we welcome in the New Year, consider making a resolution to take actions that will help keep bugs outside and your family safe inside. A few simple steps can help keep pests under control and reduce their motivation for making themselves at home in ... Read More

Are you hosting unwanted guests?

As the weather has turned cooler in many parts of the country, bugs and critters seek shelter in warm, cozy homes just like yours. In addition to annoyance and making your skin crawl, many of these pest also pose real health risks to you and ... Read More

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