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VMS 101: What You Need to Know About Vegetation Management Services



If your Monroe, OR property has a few weeds or some unsightly brush, it might not seem like a big deal. In reality, these rogue plants are a lot more than just eyesores, but a vegetation management plan can prevent them from causing harm. Along with well-maintained pest control, vegetation management services (VMS) helps keep […]


Bed Bugs Reveal Their True Colors



If you’ve ever experienced the horror of finding bed bugs in your sheets, you understand why Kirkland, WA exterminators stay busy during the summer. Recent findings have shed some light on an interesting aspect of bed bug behavior that may affect future pest control and prevention methods. The new discovery may even help you decide […]


Can Birds Actually Help Your Summer Garden?



June is the month that Fairview, WA gardeners have many opportunities to celebrate their gorgeous gardens, especially the ones that are overflowing with delicious vegetables. With National Gardening Day, Eat Your Vegetables Day and Fresh Veggies Day just around the corner, it’s the perfect time to plant the garden of your dreams. Like anything worth […]


Do You Know What’s Lurking in Your Crawlspace?



If you have mysterious pest control problems despite taking every known measure to prevent them, your unwanted housemates might be thriving and multiplying safely inside your home’s most perfect hiding place: Your crawlspace.  When is the last time you checked yours? If you’re like many Garden City, ID residents, you may not even remember. Don’t […]


Mosquitoes and Zika: What You Need to Know



The Washington State Department of Health claims that more than 40 mosquito species live and thrive here in the Northwest. These nuisance pests carry many different diseases, including West Nile virus and western equine encephalitis. Although it’s new to some people, researchers first discovered the Zika virus in 1947. Today, mosquitoes carrying this disease threaten […]


Are Pests Helping or Hurting Your Compost?



Compost – the bread and butter of the garden. It not only improves your soil but also helps to grow healthier, disease-resistant plants. May 29th is Learn About Composting Day, a wonderful time for everyone in Bothell, WA to give back to the environment and learn more about compost and its many benefits. We’re celebrating […]


Strawberry Pests: What are They and How to Get Rid of Them



Residents of Auburn, WA are known to have a green thumb. Between the Community Garden Project and yearly events to help the environment, it’s probably no surprise to see beautiful gardens filled with delicious fruits and vegetables. In honor of Pick Strawberries Day on May 20th, we’re showing you the most common strawberry pests and […]


8 Ways to Keep Your Patio Pest-Free



Spring has sprung in Dexter, OR, making it the perfect time of year to get outside and enjoy the weather. However, you might love your patio even more if it weren’t for those pesky flies, mosquitoes and other bothersome insects. Although pests embrace the springtime as much as you do, you don’t have to share […]


Why You Should Leave Bees Alone



Spring marks a special time when warmer temperatures thaw the state and the bees return to Eagle, ID. Many residents take this time to start their gardening projects or work on their landscaping. For some, it also means applying pest control to keep nuisance pests away from their flowers, plants and shrubs. That includes bees, […]


Argentine Ants May Soon be Stopped in Their Tracks



Despite numerous pest control efforts, Argentine ants have spread rapidly throughout California and the South. Though this species isn’t common in Veradale, WA, or the surrounding area, it could spread farther north without some resistance. Luckily for residents here in the Northwest, researchers have found an effective and environmentally friendly way to combat this stubborn […]