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Look Out for These Spring Pests

Spring has finally sprung here in Georgia, and we’re excited to get back outside onto our patios and decks to experience the warm sunshine once more. Unfortunately, so are the springtime pests that live in our yard. From ticks to ants and mosquitos, enjoying time outdoors can become a hassle when dealing with such problematic pests. Here are a few tips we’ve compiled for informed pest control. Ticks Ticks are…

Deer eating vegetation in lawn

How to Protect Your Lawn from Deer Damage

Yes, deer are lovely to look at. But the damage they can do to ornamental trees, shrubs, and other plants is not. Though there’s no sure-fire way to completely deer-proof your yard, there are several measures you can take to deter them, and the bigger your bag of tricks the better. Here are a few of the many popular approaches to keeping Bambi at bay. Wrap Young Trees During Fall….

Three potted plants on outdoor patio.

Enhancing Your Outdoor Living Space for Spring and Summer

Early spring is the perfect time to prepare your southern lawn and outdoor living space for the warmer months ahead. While your lawn wakes up and the days grow longer, take advantage of the natural beauty around you by creating an outdoor space for you and your family to enjoy. Read on for a few simple tips that will help you create an outdoor oasis at your own home.  …

Fall webworms in tree.

Are Fall Webworms a Concern?

What are those webs that encase groups of leaves on your trees this time of year? The work of fall webworms, of course. These autumn pests can be an unsightly addition to your Atlanta landscape as they munch on leaves and expand their nests across your foliage. Fortunately, they don’t typically cause permanent damage to your plants, but there are treatment options if you wish to eliminate these obnoxious caterpillars. Webworm 101…

Close-up of tick on leaf.

The Threat of Ticks in Atlanta

Sickness spread by insects is a real threat. Disease cases reported to the Centers for Disease Control from infected mosquitoes, ticks and fleas in the U.S. have tripled over the last 13 years, thanks in large part to the Zika virus. Tick-borne illnesses alone doubled between 2004 and 2016. Learn the risks that ticks pose and how you can stay protected. Some Diseases Ticks Carry: Most cases can be treated…


How to Deal with Bagworms

When you were 8 years old, bagworms were pretty cool. Every summer in Georgia we see brown “tents” or sacks showing up on trees and shrubs. As a kid, when you realized these tents were full of tiny worms, it was kind of magical. It was fun to watch the worms crawling around inside their homes. Unfortunately, as an adult you know that bagworms are bad news. These tiny creatures…