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6 Reasons You May Struggle to Get Rid of Mosquitoes in Your Yard

Posted by Rob Reindl on Aug 15, 2018 9:36:43 AM

When you think of spending time outside you probably picture getting to put your feet up and relax, enjoying a good meal outside, or maybe watching the kids play with yard toys. In other words, you imagine truly enjoying your time.

However, if your yard is a mosquito magnet, your experience is far from idyllic.

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Topics: Pest & Insect Control

The Best Remedy for Common Tree Diseases in Ohio and N. Kentucky

Posted by Rob Reindl on Jul 26, 2018 8:09:00 AM

Your trees and shrubs are such a beloved part of your yard not only for the aesthetic value they offer, but also for the shade they might cast over certain areas of your property. If it weren’t for that one, strategically placed tree, your patio might be unbearable on hot summer days. Plus, you have the thoughtful layer of trees and shrubs around your perimeter which provides you with much-appreciated privacy.

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Topics: Tree & Shrub Care

10 Facts About Fleas and Flea Control You May Not Know (But Will Want To)

Posted by Rob Reindl on Jul 16, 2018 11:19:27 AM

If you have pets then there’s no question they spend a lot of time in your yard. Whether it’s tossing a ball to your four-legged family member or just having them by your side while you’re spending time outdoors, you enjoy that time with them and want to feel confident they’re safe.

If you’ve ever considered what’s lurking about in your backyard, then you may be spending more time worrying than you’d like. Among the various pests that may be taking up residence, fleas are a serious concern. All they have to do is catch a ride from a rabbit or a mouse that is passing through and suddenly they’ve found a home in your lawn—and soon, on your pet.

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Topics: Pest & Insect Control, Lawn Care

9 Pine Tree Problems and How to Fix Them at Your Cincinnati Home

Posted by Rob Reindl on Jun 25, 2018 4:53:39 PM

Pine trees can be a wonderful addition to your Cincinnati property. They can offer year-round greenery and privacy as well as beautiful aesthetics. A lot of people often refer to all evergreens as “pines,” however, they are only one type of evergreen plants.

Whether you already have pine trees, or you are considering them, you want to be confident that you will not run into common pine tree problems, as it can negatively impact your overall landscape. For instance, if you are using pine trees to create privacy screening, and one fails, then you’ve suddenly got a hole in your privacy screen.

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Topics: Tree & Shrub Care

Ants, Spiders, and Mosquitoes, Oh My! How to Get Rid of 13 Common Pests

Posted by Rob Reindl on Jun 21, 2018 10:00:00 AM

Are worries about pests creeping into your mind? Do you want to be able to enjoy time at home with your family without having to worry about ants, spiders, mosquitoes, or other pests?

Whether you already have a pest problem or you’re just worried about the possibility of one, you want to be able to put those pestering thoughts to rest by choosing the right provider for your concerns.

After all, the last thing you want to do is throw money away by hiring the wrong pest control service for the job. You also don’t want to get locked in with an expensive pest control company when lawn care providers offer similar pest services that are just as effective.

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Topics: Pest & Insect Control

3 Tips for Hiring a Tree Spraying Service to Protect Your Landscape

Posted by Rob Reindl on May 30, 2018 12:05:46 PM

Are you worried that your trees and shrubs might have a problem? As a valuable part of your landscape, the last thing that you want is to see their health decline. A sickly shrub might start to yellow, have unsightly spots, or even fail to reach its growth potential. Or worse, it could die, leaving an empty spot in your mature landscape.

Although you may know a little bit about the plants on your property, we understand that most homeowners don’t have extensive knowledge of plant health care.

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Topics: Tree & Shrub Care

Oasis Turf & Tree vs. Mosquito Joe: 2 Cincinnati Options to Compare

Posted by Rob Reindl on May 22, 2018 8:21:21 AM

Mosquitoes are the worst. Not only are they a major nuisance, leaving itchy or painful bites on you and your family, but they are a danger too. That’s because they can carry deadly viruses like Zika and West Nile. If you feel like you’re getting eaten alive whenever you try to spend time outdoors, then you may have turned to an Internet search for mosquito services near me.

In order to get the best results, it’s important to determine your best option. You might be trying to decide which mosquito control company to use. Do you go with the big name you’ve heard before? Or should you opt for the locally-owned business?

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Topics: Hiring a Pro, Pest & Insect Control

Why Our Pet-Friendly Lawn Care Services Are Something to Howl About

Posted by Rob Reindl on Apr 25, 2018 9:14:19 AM

When you have pets that you love, it’s only natural they end up spending a lot of time outside with you and your family. While outdoors, you want them to have a safe and enjoyable experience in your yard.

However, as a responsible pet owner, you may have some concerns about pests like fleas and ticks as well as the safety of the lawn application you may be using. You want to be able to have a nice lawn and get the maximum level of enjoyment out of it, but you don’t want to worry about the safety of your pets.

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Topics: Pest & Insect Control, Lawn Care

Does Mosquito Control Work and What Does It Cost?

Posted by Rob Reindl on Apr 19, 2018 2:54:19 PM

Despite being so tiny, mosquitoes have a big chance of sucking the life out of any outdoor living experience. Mosquitoes are not only a major nuisance, but they’re also a significant threat in Cincinnati, Dayton, OH, and Northern Kentucky. Dangerous diseases like West Nile and the Zika viruses have frequently made headlines in our local community as the concerns of residents have grown.

The constant concern about the impact of mosquitoes has the power to put a real damper on spending time outside. While you may feel as though you should be able to enjoy your yard and find a way to reduce the mosquitoes, you may be skeptical about the treatment options. You may have wondered, “Does mosquito control work?” After all, the last thing you want to do is waste your money.

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Topics: Hiring a Pro, Pest & Insect Control

The Best Lawn Seeding Methods for Cincinnati, Dayton, OH, and N. Kentucky

Posted by Rob Reindl on Apr 2, 2018 8:00:51 AM

If a lush green lawn is your goal, then you know how frustrating it is to be set back by thinned out or bare areas. You want to be able to step on a thick carpet of grass and get the full enjoyment out of your lawn. However, when there are patchy areas where grass isn’t growing in, it can detract from the overall look of the lawn, and therefore your level of enjoyment.

If your lawn is not filling in the way you want it to, then you may suspect that you need to seed. What you may not know is which seeding method is best for your situation. You want great results at a reasonable price—but you’re not sure which tactics will get you that.

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Topics: Soil Health, Lawn Care

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