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Arkansas Cockroaches: Q&A

by Danny Hill | May 29, 2016

While there are thousands of cockroach species, there are only four (4) we normally deal with around here:

  • American (wood roach)
  • Oriental Cockroach
  • Brown-banded Cockroach
  • German cockroach

8 Tips to Avoid Mosquitoes This Season

by Danny Hill | Apr 28, 2016
In our area, it seems to be mosquito season more often than not. This is due in part to our mild winters -  and no need to remind everyone of what is to come this summer!
 
That being said,...

Bug Identification: Ticks

by Danny Hill | Apr 11, 2016

Who doesn't like the outdoors? One problem can be those pesky blood-suckers we run across in our nature frolicks.

First off, ticks are not insects - they're crawling, wingless arachnids that are...

How Do I Get Rid of Moles and Gophers?

by Danny Hill | Feb 25, 2016

One of the most frequent calls we get is on mole and gopher control.

A common misconception is that a insecticidal grub treatment will rid your well-manicured estate, your sanctuary grounds, your...

6 Pests that Destroy Ornamental Plants and Shrubs

by Danny Hill | Feb 03, 2016

Every year, there is one group of calls we get which presents the same culprits. These culprits are the insects on ornamental plants and shrubs. So many people focus their pest control inside the...

Insect Identification: The Mole Cricket

by Danny Hill | Jan 14, 2016
  • Found in the lawns throughout the Southern United States and can devastate your lawn if not controlled quickly.
  • In the same insect order as grasshoppers and crickets.
  • Three life stages which are...

7 Tips for Preventing Ants in the Home

by Danny Hill | Jan 09, 2016
There are LOTS of different kinds of ants.  We all know the fire ant and harvester ant, due to their painful sting; but others can invade our homes, like carpenter ants, that can actually do...

Getting Rid of Fruit Flies and Gnats

by Danny Hill | Jan 04, 2016

We get a lot of calls concerning flies and gnats in the home.  These little "buggers" fly around your home and are just plain annoying.  So how do we get rid of gnats?

Those who call are usually...

Rodents seek shelter with cooler temperatures

by Danny Hill | Oct 23, 2015

With this time of year, we get our sweater and jacket season and think, "Yay! Cooler temperatures!" Well, we are not the only ones to notice the change in weather - So do mice and rats! These...

Control of Cockroaches in the Home

by Danny Hill | Oct 15, 2015

Care and planning must be used by the home owner to control cockroaches. We have listed several non-chemical means of control for you to practice in limiting these pests in your home....

Pest Threats to Humans ! AAARGH !!!

by Danny Hill | Jul 14, 2015

Which pests are posing significant health threats to Humans this Summer ? This question was posed to Dr. Stuart Mitchell and he replied the following. " We tend to overlook the backboned critters....

Tent Caterpillar ! ?

by Danny Hill | Jul 01, 2015

While out and about yesterday the number of tent caterpillar/webworm sightings were up , way up. You will notice the "bags of worms" in several trees. They are common in Black Walnut , Sweet Gum ,...

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