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The Western Honey Bee and You

on May 2, 2017 in Bees

April showers bring…scratch that. No showers around the Phoenix area lately! But April definitely brings spring – which means blooming flowers and plants. These also mean allergies and bugs, especially bees. We can’t do much for your allergies, but we can definitely help with the bees. Here’s some information to get you started, specifically on […]

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The Brown Dog Tick: What You Need To Know

on March 21, 2017 in Ticks

The Brown Dog Tick is a species of tick that is very common throughout the U.S. and other parts of the world. However, it is most common in warm areas like metropolitan-Phoenix. Unlike other species of ticks, the Brown Dog Tick can spend its entire life cycle indoors. Once they get into your home, they’re […]

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Pest Profile: The Arizona Desert Hairy Scorpion

on February 24, 2017 in Scorpions

The East Valley is home to a variety of pests, including a couple of different types of scorpions. Today, we decided to cover a particularly interesting species of scorpion: the Arizona Desert Hairy Scorpion. What’s so interesting about it? It’s large and aggressive in behavior, so it appears scary. But its venom is weak compared […]

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Changes in Weather Bring More Pests to the Valley

on February 14, 2017 in Ants, Crickets, General Pests, Lawn, Spiders, weeds

We’ve written a lot about recent weather and its impact on the pest population in the East Valley. Unfortunately that doesn’t appear to be changing anytime soon. For example, forecasts are calling for a combination of unseasonably warmer weather and more rain in the next week. And as you’ve probably noticed, a big change in […]

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“Should I Have A Termite Inspection On My House?”

on January 20, 2017 in Termites

The holiday season is finally over and everyone is back to work – including the termites in the area! While many of you were out enjoying the holidays, swarms of termites were breeding and eating their way through your homes. This isn’t particularly unusual. However, what is unusual is the rate of termite activity when […]

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Rodents in PHX: What You Need To Know

on October 18, 2016 in Rodents

With the cooling temperatures that come with the transition from summer to fall, more mice, rats, and other rodents will be seeking warm places to stay. Mobile homes with crawl spaces are prime harboring spots for them. If you live in a mobile home, rodent proofing involves securing areas where plumbing pokes through the flooring […]

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Termites In Arizona – ‘Tis the Season!

on September 1, 2016 in Termites

Termites in Arizona – it’s not a question of “If?” but “When?”. The monsoon season is almost done, but its effects are far from over. All of that moisture in recent weeks has laid the groundwork for termites to flourish. The soil is softer and more moist, making it easier for them to build tubes […]

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Lawn and Plant Fertilization

on July 13, 2016 in Fertilization, Landscaping, Lawn, Plants

The Valley of the Sun is really earning its name with the recent heat waves and record-breaking heat! It’s important to remember to keep your lawn and plants watered to keep them from getting scorched. But did you know that plants need more than water to maximize their strength, endurance, and beauty? In fact, watering […]