Do you have a spruce tree that looks like this? What could it be? Lack of water? Some kind of bug? This killing of the new shoot at the top of the tree is caused by the larvae of the Pine Tip Moth. This moth lays it eggs on the new growth of pine trees. […]
Rodents are a problem pest no matter where you live in the world, and Idaho is certainly no exception. With most of the land in Idaho being farmland, rodents – especially the house mouse and vole (or field mouse) – are prevalent. These rodents damage crops, lawns, and even property. Unfortunately, it isn’t just the […]
Is your lawn full of more holes than a wheel of Swiss cheese? In the spring, is your grass crisscrossed by networks of trails. Are your roots and flower bulbs being eaten away by some seemingly unseen adversary? If you answer “Yes” to any of these questions, then you can breathe a sigh of relief. […]
With the icy and cold Idaho winter on its way, winter-time pest control may be the last thing on your mind. But don’t be fooled by thinking all the pests have frozen and died!
You might think winter is a time when nature takes a rest, but things are not always as they seem. In the […]
The beginning of a new school year presents certain problems we all have to deal with. One common problem is Head Lice.
ead Lice can be transferred from person to person through personal contact or by sharing certain items such as combs, brushes, caps, clothing, etc. At school, children often play in close contact with each […]