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Hybrid Rodents: What to watch out for

There’s a new rat on the roof and he’s more resourceful than the ones we are accustomed to seeing. This hybrid rodent is causing turmoil in many Valley homes. Although not scientifically identified as a subspecies, the appearance of the hybrid rodent is rather different from their “cousins,” the roof rat and the pack rat. [...]

2017-03-21T15:08:13+00:00 November 17th, 2015|Do-It-Yourself Pest Control, Other Pests|0 Comments

Bug & Weed Mart Digs In for Neighborhood Clean Up

Bug & Weed Mart’s Central Phoenix store has been busy this fall beautifying its Central Phoenix neighborhood. The store, located at Central Ave. and Camelback Road, along with a number of its retail and residential neighbors, was involved in a mini-grant program that helped fund HandsOn, the City of Phoenix Love Your Block Program and [...]

2017-03-21T15:08:13+00:00 November 13th, 2015|Do-It-Yourself Pest Control, News, Weeds|0 Comments

Fall Outdoor Entertaining

Fall in much of Arizona is the time of year that residents most enjoy, with its cooler temperatures and clear blue skies. The beautiful weather makes fall outdoor entertaining ideal. The current trend in yard design is to make your backyard an extension of your interior living space. Some of the most popular ways to [...]

2017-03-21T15:08:18+00:00 October 13th, 2015|Home & Garden Tips, Natural Pest Control|0 Comments

Fall is the perfect time to plant a tree

With cooler temperatures just around the corner, it is an ideal time to prepare your yard and fall is the perfect time to plant a tree. The weather conditions during the fall months give trees a chance to establish their roots before the warmer temperatures stimulate major growth. We’ve put together our top tips for [...]

2017-03-21T15:08:18+00:00 October 6th, 2015|Home & Garden Tips|1 Comment

How to Identify Common Garden Pests

When it comes to common garden pests, Arizona is not immune; despite what the desert landscape looks like to outsiders. Arizonans also struggle with many pesky pests that thrive on grazing off our delicious tomatoes and veggies. The seasoned gardener may have a keen eye when it comes to identifying pests, but still have problems [...]

2017-03-21T15:08:18+00:00 September 29th, 2015|Home & Garden Tips, Other Pests|0 Comments

How to Clean Up After a Monsoon Storm Hits

While we love the lightning shows and the cooler temps that a monsoon brings, these storms can wreak havoc on our yards. Trees may be uprooted, branches fallen and debris may be strewn on walkways and patios. If damage is minor, removing and disposing of branches and sweeping and raking up debris can be time [...]

2017-03-21T15:08:18+00:00 September 22nd, 2015|Home & Garden Tips, Weeds|2 Comments