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Why Do I Have Brown Spots in My Lawn? Answers for Cincinnati, Dayton, OH, & Northern Kentucky

Posted by Rob Reindl on Oct 19, 2021 9:28:23 AM

Few things frustrate homeowners with their lawn more than brown spots in the grass. In fact, for most homeowners, it’s a bigger gripe than weeds. Brown spots in the lawn are particularly frustrating if you feel as though you’ve taken all the right steps.

Perhaps, you even pay for professional lawn care services.

When homeowners invest in professional lawn care, they often feel as though they should never have to deal with lawn problems again but that’s unfortunately not the case. There are issues outside of the control of even the best lawn care providers.

In this article, we’ll talk about why you may have brown spots on your lawn and what you can do about it.

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Topics: Hiring a Pro, Soil Health, Pest & Insect Control, Lawn Care

Identifying & Controlling Fall Armyworms in Lawns: Tips for Cincinnati, Dayton, OH, & Northern Kentucky

Posted by Rob Reindl on Oct 18, 2021 12:00:43 PM

While you might have found the children’s book The Hungry Caterpillar charming, we know that if you have experienced fall armyworms on your lawn, you likely didn’t find it nearly as cute. Unfortunately, that book about a tiny caterpillar born hungry who eats everything in sight is a bit too much like what can really happen with fall armyworm damage.

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Topics: Hiring a Pro, Pest & Insect Control, Lawn Care

Mild Winter: Will We Have More Bugs in Cincinnati, Dayton, OH, or Northern Kentucky?

Posted by Rob Reindl on May 28, 2020 7:43:00 AM

Following a mild winter it’s not uncommon to see early blooming, lawns coming out of dormancy quicker, and overall warmer spring days. Those are all things that we tend to appreciate. 

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Topics: Pest & Insect Control

Billbugs & Chinch Bugs: 2 Small Lawn Insects That Mean Big Problems in Cincinnati, Dayton, OH, & N. Kentucky

Posted by Rob Reindl on Apr 16, 2020 8:00:00 AM

If we’ve learned anything from the Karate Kid or David & Goliath, it’s that you should never count the little guy out. Unfortunately, the same holds true for lawn insects. Some of the smallest pests can still mean big problems. In fact, it’s shocking to some people just how much damage billbugs and chinch bugs can do to their lawn when you look at their size.

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Topics: Pest & Insect Control, Lawn Care

Cincinnati Mosquito Control: Here’s What You Need To Know

Posted by Rob Reindl on Jan 22, 2020 9:00:00 AM

Mosquitoes, just hearing the word makes you begin to itch. Your backyard should be a relaxing place after a hard day’s work, but the last word that anyone would use to describe a mosquito-infested backyard is “relaxing.”

Are mosquitoes anything but a nuisance? Are there real health risks? Is there anything that can be done to get rid of mosquitoes on your Cincinnati property, and what’s the best way to safely protect you and your family?

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Topics: Pest & Insect Control

Hiring a Pro vs. DIY Pest Control: Your Best Move for Keeping Bugs Out of Your House

Posted by Rob Reindl on Mar 26, 2019 8:01:00 AM

Creepy crawlies making their way into your home may be a subject of your nightmares. If you’re like most people, you are concerned about keeping bugs out of your house—where they belong.

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Topics: Hiring a Pro, Pest & Insect Control

5 Steps a Pest Control Pro Takes to Keep Pests Outside of Your Home

Posted by Rob Reindl on Feb 26, 2019 7:03:00 AM

When pests like spiders, ants, and centipedes (among other creepy crawlies) are lurking around your home’s foundation, they’re bound to find a way in. That’s why you’d like to keep them as far away as possible.

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Topics: Hiring a Pro, Pest & Insect Control

How To Get Rid of Bugs and Diseases on Trees and Shrubs: 6 Pro Steps

Posted by Rob Reindl on Jan 22, 2019 7:11:00 AM

The trees and shrubs in your landscape are valuable to you and the last thing that you want to see is their decline. If you are noticing a problem with your plants, then you may be worried about a disease or pest problem. You may have even searched for how to get rid of bugs on plants or how to get rid of disease on plants, but you’re finding that it’s a lot more complicated than you realized. That’s why you may be looking into a pro but you want to understand what exactly they’re going to do to remedy your problem.

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Topics: Tree & Shrub Care, Hiring a Pro, Pest & Insect Control

How Safe is Mosquito Spraying from Mosquito Joe, Mosquito Squad, or Oasis Turf and Tree?

Posted by Rob Reindl on Dec 20, 2018 7:00:00 AM

It’s amazing to think that a creature as tiny as a mosquito can have such a big impact on your life. But if you have a property where the mosquitoes like to hang out (and in Cincinnati, Dayton, OH, and Northern Kentucky, that’s a lot of places), then you know that these pesky insects are a legitimate threat. Not only is getting bit annoying, but it puts you at risk for contracting one of the dangerous viruses that can be transmitted by mosquitoes.

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Topics: Hiring a Pro, Pest & Insect Control

How to Kill Mosquitoes in Your Backyard: Professional Mosquito Control Steps

Posted by Rob Reindl on Oct 24, 2018 12:19:42 PM

Nothing can ruin a great time outside faster than a swarm of mosquitoes biting you and your family. Not only is it a nuisance, but you likely have real concerns about these blood-sucking pests—and for good reason, too.

If you’ve ever turned on the Discovery Channel or picked up a copy of National Geographic, then you may already know that mosquitoes are one of the deadliest creatures in the world because of their ability to transmit deadly diseases. Disease transmission by insects is obviously more of a concern in countries where disease runs rampant, but you may be surprised to learn that it happens here more often than most realize. Statistics show that the United States had 96,075 cases of disease transmitted by insect bite in 2016. In the US, mosquitoes are a primary pest of concern.

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Topics: Pest & Insect Control

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