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SUMMER STILL GOING STRONG!
The conclusion of the 2016 Summer Olympics means the summer season will soon turn to fall. But there is a good 4-8 weeks of hot temperatures still to come so summertime pests won’t be leaving any time soon.
And recently we’ve been getting calls from people with FUNGUS GNATS in the home after moving potted……………………..
Other pests causing problems right now include MAGGOTS and PINE BORERS as well as EUROPEAN HORNETS. Maggots and flies will be super active this fall as they reach full cycle and European Hornet nests will hit peak numbers. This means they’ll be foraging more than ever and commonly stage their travel routes on local shrubs or trees. This can lead to bark girdling or foliage damage – neither one being……………………………
INSECT spotlight… NO-SEEUMS
As is often the case, biting pests like NO-SEEUMS are reaching peak levels. Typically August and September are when we field the most calls for this annoying insect and with all the rainfall we’ve had east of the Mississippi, no-seeums are hitting seasonal highs around the country.
When most people think of no-seeums, they think of a pest active along coastal shorelines. In fact no-seeums are very much a problem inland and can be found most anywhere during the summer months. Irrigated yards and moist humid air will enable them to prosper and once established around the yard, no-seeums can easily get inside the home.
Fortunately no-seeums are easy to control with a……………………………………
FEEDBACK spotlight…OPTIGARD REALLY WORKS!!
This months “FEEDBACK SPOTLIGHT” comes from a happy customer who used OPTIGARD to solve their bee and wasp problem. They contacted us regarding wasp nests somewhere under a deck. These nests were well hidden preventing a direct treatment. We recommended Optigard because its a “non repellent”. This means insects won’t detect its present and will readily walk over the treatment. For social insects like termites, ants and wasps, Optigard is well suited. Here’s what this customer had to say after following our recommendation:
“I wanted to tell you folks how happy we are with the results of using this product, Optigard Flex Liquid. I was somewhat hesitant because of the price of the product. Boy was I wrong. We had a serious bee/wasp problem on our deck, so that we couldn’t go into the area…………………………………………..
VIDEO spotlight… SOLO 451 MIST BLOWER
If you have 1/2 acre or more and would like to treat your land on a regular basis, get yourself a SOLO MIST BLOWER. This months “VIDEO SPOTLIGHT” shines on the Solo 451 and why its second to none for applying insecticides afield.
The SOLO 451 is considered the “Cadillac” of back pack mist blowers. Its super smooth, quiet, powerful, easy to start and durable. Its 3 gallon tank is ample size and the design so comfortable to wear you’ll soon forget you’re carrying 50+ lbs on your back when the tank is full and ready to get to work.
Commonly used by landscapers and pest control professionals offering yard treatments, the Solo 451 is strong enough to move a mountain of leaves. But the real power of this tool is when you fill its tank with your favorite insecticide and take it afield to treat for MOSQUITOES, NOSEEUMS,……………….
PRODUCT spotlight… NO-SEEUM CHEMICALS
Ready to take on those pesky no-seeums lurking in the yard? Now is the time to strike! As summer peaks and biting pests like ZIKA virus carrying mosquitoes and no-seeums reach season highs, you can get control of the local population using TENGARD PERMETHRIN, 6% PYRETHRIN and NYLAR GROWTH REGULATOR.
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