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Autumn is the best time of year to plant trees—as long as they are planted early enough to allow the roots to establish themselves before winter. However, even more important than when you plant is the type of trees you choose to plant. Trees that are overplanted in neighborhoods start to develop diseases and pest

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boxelder bug

Boxelder bugs are a nuisance throughout the spring and summer. As temperatures decrease in the fall, boxelder bugs start moving into homes to hibernate—becoming even more of an annoyance. The good news is you can prevent boxelder bugs from entering your home this fall with a few simple steps described in this post. Boxelder Bug

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rotary sprinkler close-up

In Utah, lawns tend to go dormant in the summer months because of the heat. High heats put stress on the lawn, making summer the ideal time for grubs to munch on roots, diseases to attack grass blades, and weeds to move into thinning, yellow patches. To make matters worse, we’re currently in the middle

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Bluegrass Seed Heads

Do you struggle to keep the Kentucky bluegrass in your lawn green in the summer months? Are you seeing what looks like lighter-colored, delicate little weeds growing in your lawn? If you answered yes to either of these questions, this post will help you learn more about your lawn and how to take care of

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Maple Leaves with Iron Chlorosis

Maple trees suffer from a variety of problems. They most commonly suffer from the following: Anthracnose Aphids Iron chlorosis Leaf spot Root rot Scale Sunscald Verticillium wilt Learn how to prevent these diseases and how to treat them if your tree is already struggling. Anthracnose Anthracnose is a leaf disease caused by various types of

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clover mite

Are tiny red bugs taking over your home? Clover mites (or lawn mites) are invading homes in full force this year, and they can be hard to get rid of. Learn how to repel these little pests in this post. Introduction to Clover Mites (Lawn Mites) Clover mites are pesky little arachnids that invade in

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Are you wondering how to properly care for your tree? Or how to protect it from physical damage? Trees can easily be damaged by abrupt temperature changes, incorrect watering, and more. Learn how to prevent injury to your tree and what you can do to strengthen and properly care for your tree—even after it has

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Stewart's pest technician in a truck

Our story begins in the 1970s, when the pest control company Bryce Stewart worked for went out of business, leaving him to search for new opportunities. Unsure where to go next, Bryce talked with his wife, LaVaun, about creating their own pest control company. An accountant and entrepreneur herself, LaVaun was unsure about the idea

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