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Many homeowners along the Wasatch front deal with a variety of household pests on a regular basis—black widows and other spiders, boxelder bugs, ants, wasps, and yellowjackets, for example. And while pest infestation may seem like a natural part of homeownership here in Utah, the good news is that there are actually a variety of

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As a business owner and a longtime observer of the pest control and lawn care industry, I have seen dramatic changes over the years, but none more dramatic than the change brought on by the door-to-door pest control revival, especially here in Utah.  I know the subject is a little controversial, but I think it

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Are you worried that you may have been bitten by a hobo spider? If you live in Utah, you’ve probably heard that hobo spiders are dangerous and aggressive—that one bite can cause serious skin lesions and nausea. However, recent research suggests that hobo spiders are not as dangerous as they seem. Hobo spiders are common

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Even though the soil in Utah is rich with iron, trees all across the state are suffering from an iron deficiency called iron chlorosis disease. Plants with this iron disease will develop weak yellow leaves that scorch in the summer heat and drop too early.  Without treatment, the problem will progress to the point where

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Rule of Thumb: Lawns in Utah generally require at least 1 to 2 inches of water per week in spring and fall and 2.5 to 3 inches of water per week in summer. Skip to a Section: Watering in 70 to 80 Degree Weather Watering in 90 to 100+ Degree Weather Watering Guide: How to

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Your lawn doesn’t need to be a mystery. Learn how to properly care for your grass from our blog posts. This post gives a few watering tips you might not have considered before. Tip 1:  Use the seasonal adjustment setting on your timer. The seasonal adjustment setting is the easiest way to adjust watering time as the

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We wish we could simply tell you how long to water per day to achieve a green lawn, but systems vary too much.  Here is the best way to determine watering time per station: Set out flat-bottomed containers at various locations on the lawn, both in the healthy areas as well as in the brown

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