Archive for the Landscape Pests Tag

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Harmful Landscape Insects & Pests

After a long wet spring in North Texas, you may have noticed yellow patches of grass or shriveled leaves on your plants. Often, this is evidence of a pest infestation, where grubs and insects have started chewing and sucking the life out of your plants. The best way to control these harmful landscape insects is with an integrated management system.
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What Can You Do About Web Worms?

Web worms’ larvae create a thin webbing (bag) around branches, feeding on the leaves of fruit, nut, and ornamental trees and shrubs.

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What You Need to Know About Integrated Pest Management

The goal of Integrated Pest Management is to eliminate pest problems by strengthening and stabilizing the landscape and creating the proper balance of conditions that are more favorable for plants than for pests.

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Turf Wars: How to Win the Battle with 3 Common Grass Problems

Turf grass in North Texas is fighting a constant battle with three common problems: diseases, weeds and insects. What can you do to fight them?

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Ask The Gardener: How Do I Get Rid of Fire Ants?

Fire ants can be one of the most difficult problems in your yard. Well known in Texas landscapes for their aggressive behavior, fire ants will swarm and attack anything or anyone that disturbs their nest. Take caution when you see a fire ant mound, the sting of a fire ant is extremely pain