National Weed Your Garden Day

With monsoon just around the corner, we encourage you to set some time aside on June 13th, National Weed Your Garden Day, to stop these unwanted plants from growing out of control and turning your yard into an overgrown mess! Apart from being unpleasing to the eye, an overgrown yard full of weeds presents an [...]

2017-06-09T12:44:58+00:00 June 9th, 2017|Home & Garden Tips, Weeds|0 Comments

Monsoon Weeds: Use a Post Emergent Herbicide to Get Rid Of Them

A post emergent herbicide is a weed killer that is applied after the weeds have popped up in your yard. Here in the Valley of the Sun, this happens all too frequently during monsoon because of all the rain and humidity. Even if you've been using pre emergents to kill the weeds before they start [...]

2017-03-21T15:08:07+00:00 August 20th, 2016|Do-It-Yourself Pest Control, Weeds|0 Comments

You Have Weeds…Now What?

Weeds get a bad rep, because they are plants that are not intentionally planted and have a tendency to be competitive in nature. There are almost 250,000 species of plants in the world and only 3% of those behave as weeds. The best way to keep a garden free of weeds is by keeping them [...]

2017-03-21T15:08:10+00:00 March 22nd, 2016|Home & Garden Tips, Weeds|0 Comments

Gardening in Arizona

Gardening in Arizona isn’t the same as gardening in other parts of the country, especially if you live in the more arid part of the state – the Phoenix metro area. The air is dryer, we have more sunny days, and the heat reaches relatively extreme degrees in the summer. The Sonoran Desert is considered [...]

2017-03-21T15:08:10+00:00 March 15th, 2016|Home & Garden Tips, Natural Pest Control, Weeds|0 Comments

Tips for Tree Trimming

When it comes to tree trimming, they are typically trimmed for one of three reasons: safety, the health of the tree, and aesthetic reasons, i.e. to enhance flowering. When to trim the tree comes down to a number of factors. The rule of thumb is not to trim in fall because the spores from decay [...]

2017-03-21T15:08:11+00:00 February 3rd, 2016|Home & Garden Tips, Weeds|3 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

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

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

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