About J. LaBrie

Bug & Weed Mart is a do-it-yourself pest control store with five Phoenix, Arizona area locations.

Do-It-Yourself Pest and Weed Control During Monsoon

Just as the monsoon arrives here in the Valley of the Sun, so do pests of every kind. Scorpions are enjoying the heat and moisture, but are often difficult to see. Crickets, however, let us know they are everywhere by incessantly chirping. They are easy to get rid of, once you know how to do [...]

2017-03-21T15:08:19+00:00 July 21st, 2015|Do-It-Yourself Pest Control, Weeds|0 Comments

Natural Mosquito Repellent

Natural Mosquito Repellant Mosquitoes literally suck. They are a pest that bugs us even after they’ve landed on us. Getting rid of mosquitoes is not a once and done thing either, since they like tree cavities and clogged gutters, as well as anywhere else where there’s standing water. There are several different species [...]

2017-03-21T15:08:19+00:00 July 14th, 2015|Natural Pest Control, Other Pests|3 Comments

How to Keep Scorpions Out of Your House

It’s that time of the year in the AZ desert again: monsoon. Along with the heat and moisture of monsoon come bugs. Namely scorpions. Scorpions like to feed on the other bugs that come out this time of the year, too. To learn how to keep scorpions out of your house, we have [...]

2017-03-21T15:08:20+00:00 July 7th, 2015|Do-It-Yourself Pest Control, Scorpions|0 Comments

Do-It-Yourself Pest Control Scottsdale

Do-It-Yourself Pest Control Scottsdale Pest-Proofing Your House For do-it-yourself pest control, Scottsdale residents, there’s no better place to go than Bug & Weed Mart. We have four other Valley locations, as well. Before coming to our Scottsdale location, at 10626 N Scottsdale Rd, just north of Shea, make a list of the kinds [...]

2017-03-21T15:08:20+00:00 June 30th, 2015|Do-It-Yourself Pest Control|0 Comments

How to Get Rid of Ants Naturally

Ants can be a real pain; they march their way through cracks and crevices, up walls, and establish themselves in your yard – with anthills always inconveniently built where you entertain. Ant infestations are no picnic and having them do their own entertaining at your picnic is no fun. These industrious pests are easy to [...]

2017-03-21T15:08:20+00:00 March 31st, 2015|Do-It-Yourself Pest Control, Other Pests|2 Comments

Killing Weeds in Winter IS Possible!

Killing Weeds in Winter IS Possible! Here in the Sonoran Desert, our relatively mild climate allows a broad range of weeds to flourish year-round.  Most people find that killing weeds is relatively easy in the warmer months, as high temperatures and little rainfall assist the actions of the herbicides. But when they try [...]

2017-03-21T15:08:20+00:00 November 1st, 2014|Weeds|0 Comments

How To Keep Your Pump-Up Tank Sprayer in Tip Top Shape

When you do it yourself, you need the right tools. If you’re going to spray for bugs and weeds, the right tool to have is a pressurized, pump-up tank sprayer. Like any mechanical tool, your pump-up tank sprayer needs basic care to keep it working. Many of our customers find that the sprayer they bought [...]

2017-03-21T15:08:20+00:00 October 15th, 2014|Equipment|0 Comments

Safely Store Chemicals

Safety First: How To Safely Store Chemicals and Pest Control Supplies Whenever you buy products from Bug & Weed Mart, you know you'll get detailed professional advice from our store manager.  He'll recommend the right pest control supplies, show you exactly how to safely mix the right amount of product, at the right strength, and [...]

2017-03-21T15:08:20+00:00 August 15th, 2014|Do-It-Yourself Pest Control, Equipment|1 Comment