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Winter prep for spring lawn

With winter arriving, there are things you should do to prep your lawn for spring. This work will ensure...

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Pests in Christmas decor

Pests in Christmas decor have hilariously become a part of our holiday traditions. Watching National Lampoon’s Christmas Vacation is...

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DIY Pest Control Dangers

For DYI pest control, there are real dangers that should be of concern. Before you (or your spouse) decide to...

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Fall leaves

What should do I do with the fall leaves in my lawn? It’s wet, it’s cold, and the leaves...

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Fall Plant Care

What does fall plant care mean for a person with a lawn? It’s like a “shutting down for the season”...

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Occasional Invaders

What are “occasional invaders” in the pest control world?  Typically, they are pests that are not a big issue...

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Fall Lawn Spraying

Are there benefits to spraying your lawn in the fall? Spraying your lawn in the fall involves applying a...

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Rodent prevention

f you are providing access to the inside of your home AND leaving food out for pests, how can...

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Frost damage for lawns

It is now mid-October and the time has come to talk about frost damage for lawns.The first time the...

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Good bugs

Are there any good bugs? If so, why do we need them? Even if you despise bugs of all...

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Spray foam insulation

In the high humidity of the South, moist wood (which can’t breathe due to the highly effective waterproof barrier...

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Lady bugs, lady beetles and stink bugs

In an infestation of lady bugs, many homeowners experience staining on walls from the secreted fluid. Some people are even...

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Fire ants

Fire ants are hard working, organized and dangerous to some, so fighting them is not easy. Sometimes their mounds...

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Crape Myrtle Bark Scale 

For some, it’s about aesthetics. The black sooty mold coveringyour trees and everything underneath is more cause for concern...

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Lawn care after Labor Day

After a long, hot summer in the South, most of the “lawn tenders” are asking, “are we there yet?”...

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Local pest control

Shopping local doesn’t just mean buying from boutiques downtown, you can also choose “local pest control” when facing pest...

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Grubs, moles and armadillos

Armadillos and moles like to eat…you guessed it. Grubs. These pests have found their food source in your...

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Bug proofing your home

The best way to bug proof your home is by keeping bugs from ever entering your home.

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Nutgrass

Nutgrass is so persistent it can be recommended for ground cover. Also, to our horror…lawn replacement! Who wants their...

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Wasp control

If you have waited until now, get wasp control with the help of a professional or just try to...

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Dealing with drought

Dealing with drought is one of the extremes of our region. We are either drowning in too much rain...

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Are Bed Bugs back?

Back with a vengeance, and this new generation of bed bugs is stronger and more resilient than ever. We...

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Crape Myrtle Bark Scale

Crape Myrtle Bark Scale is actually a type of insect/pest that attaches itself to the trunk of a Crape...

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Weed Pulling

When you pull weeds, you usually end up spreading the seeds, creating more weeds. Some might compare weed pulling...

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Lawn fungus treatment

All healthy lawns contain millions of fungi spores at all times. Though most fungi will never cause problems, we...

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Local or national pest control

When faced with pest issues, one must choose between a local or national pest control company.  We are one...

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Lawn Watering 101

Whether you ask, “how much water does my lawn need?" or “will my lawn recover from this disease? the...

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Bagging or Mulching?

What is better for my lawn, bagging or mulching after I mow? There are options depending on your level...

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Fighting Fire Ants

Fire ants are hard working and organized. They create amazing and expansive tunnels underground for escaping those who dare...

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Sports field aeration 

Whether you are competing for the Little League World Series or the high school rivalry game, the “look” of...

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Bagging or Mulching? The Pros and Cons 

First things first, what is bagging vs. mulching grass? Simply put, bagging allows the lawn mower to fill the...

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Lawn Aeration

Lawn aeration, is this just an “extra” step like a wash, rinse, repeat? Why aerate your lawn, if you...

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Choosing a termite professional

Termites cause $5 billion in damage per year to homes in the United States.

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Proactively treating shrubs

Being proactive in the treatment of all of our plants is important in helping them to get strong and...

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Termite Dangers and Risks

Termites can thrive inside your home, feasting upon it without you seeing a single sign. If you ignore the...

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How to prepare your mower for summer

This weekend would be a great time to pull the pool floats off the top, blow off the dust...

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Reseeding Bermuda grass

If your Bermuda grass looking a little thin, reseeding might be an option.

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Memphis pest control

Whether in Memphis, Germantown or Collierville, keeping your home free of pests is a team effort. We go into...

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Plant Health Care

A plant health care program puts an expert in your yard who can detect problems before they spread. Having...

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It is time to work on “summer weeds”

Due to our warm winter, “summer weeds” are already starting to appear. You may have noticed many plants already...

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Organic lawn care

Organic lawn care is a great concept. Organic anything is a great concept, but it is often hard to...

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Roaches

No matter who you are or how clean your kitchen is, one roach can ruin the movie, dinner or...

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Hiring a Pest Professional

How do you know when you need to hire a pest professional? Is it the first time you walk...

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Remulching flower beds

When tempted to remulch your flower beds, it’s not that hard to go for it. Everyone knows that mulch...

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Scalping your lawn

Scalping your lawn sounds a little dramatic for what is really just a good spring “haircut” for your lawn...

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Crape Murder

Yes, it is time again to talk about Crape Murder. The act of poorly pruning the beloved tree of...

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Winter pruning

Winter pruning is something that can keep your landscape healthy. Is winter pruning a good idea for shrubs and...

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Mulch in January

Adding mulch in January may sound a little out of season, but this is the best time to mulch!...

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Prep your lawn for spring now

Less than two weeks from Christmas, the last thing you want to think about is how to prep your...

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Pests in Christmas decorations

Pests in Christmas decorations have hilariously become a part of our holiday traditions. Watching National Lampoon’s Christmas Vacation is...

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What are the dangers of DIY pest control?

While there are plenty of dangers associated with DIY pest control, have you even considered what a time-consuming project...

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Fall Leaves

If your leaves are wet, you need to rake them up. If you don’t, the wet leaves will smother...

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Fall plant health care

If you don’t believe in fall plant health care, think about this. All of the time and money you...

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Occasional invaders

In the grand scope of things, occasional invaders are not a big issue in the world of pest control....

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Why spray my lawn in the fall?

You may ask yourself, why spray my lawn in the fall? Cool weather and even cooler temps coming should...

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Mice and Rodents

Mice are especially “active” and can start having babies at just a few months old. In their short lifespan...

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Leopard print lawn

After the first frost of the season, you may notice that your lawn seems to have a leopard print...

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What are good bugs and why do we need them?

What are good bugs and why do we need them? For people who really have issues with bugs, it’s...

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Spray foam insulation and termites

When spray foam insulation is present, termites can travel quickly through that and not go to the trouble of...

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Lady bugs, lady beetles and stink bugs

Lady bugs, lady beetles and stink bugs fall into the category of “occasional invaders. Meaning they aren’t really bothersome...

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Fire Ants

Is there ever a “best time” to treat for fire ants? Yes! Now is the time to tackle those...

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Crape Myrtle Bark Scale

The first sign is a black, sticky soot-like substance that will cover the tree. The soot will then begin...

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Lawn care after Labor Day

Now that it’s September and we can almost breathe again, people ask, what’s left for lawn care after Labor...

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Local or National for Pest Control

Working with a locally owned business like Lawn and Pest Solutions means that you are getting very personal service....

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Moles Grubs Armadillos

If you are having a problem with moles or armadillos in your lawn, it’s because they have found a...

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Can I bug proof my home?

Remember that to successfully KEEP bugs away, this is a team effort. The best professional treatment won’t work if...

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Why is nutgrass so persistent?

Nutgrass survives because it beats out your grass for water and nutrients. While underground, nutlets can survive for up...

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Wasp Control

By August, nests are at their peak size and the wasps are at their most aggressive. If you have...

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Dealing with drought in lawns

Your lawn needs about an inch of water or rain per week to thrive. At the first sign of stress,...

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Should I treat lawn fungus?

Should I treat lawn fungus? Of course, you should!  Why wouldn’t you treat a fungus that could destroy your...

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4 Pest Control Tips for a Pest-Free Holiday Season

When you pull weeds, you usually end up spreading the seeds, creating more weeds. Some might compare weed pulling...

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Lawn Care: The Perfect Christmas Gift For Your Home

When you pull weeds, you usually end up spreading the seeds, creating more weeds. Some might compare weed pulling...

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Getting Your Lawn Ready For Christmas: Tips To Keep In Mind

When you pull weeds, you usually end up spreading the seeds, creating more weeds. Some might compare weed pulling...

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Get Your Lawn Ready For Winter With These Simple Tips

When you pull weeds, you usually end up spreading the seeds, creating more weeds. Some might compare weed pulling...

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