Tree Services – Japanese Beetles and Emerald Ash Borer

Tree Services – Japanese Beetles and Emerald Ash Borer

Trees are a valuable asset to our landscapes. Like the lawn, there are various maladies that can cause problems with trees. Two of those problems are Japanese Beetles and Emerald Ash Borer. Adult Japanese Beetles feed on tree leaves during June and July. When they...
Mosquitos – What Can You Do to Reduce These Pests?

Mosquitos – What Can You Do to Reduce These Pests?

Everyone is familiar with this state bird. It’s important to understand where mosquitos form and where they reside to reduce the mosquito population. Mosquitos eggs are laid on standing water or in areas that retain water when it rains. During the day adult...
Grubs – What Can They Do to Your Lawn?

Grubs – What Can They Do to Your Lawn?

Grubs, also known as White Grubs, are a juvenile stage of Japanese Beetles or May/June Beetles. During July, adult beetles lay eggs in the soil. Those eggs hatch at the end of summer. The grub stage then feeds on the roots of the lawn. The grubs feed on the lawn...
Control Voles This Winter with bioLawn

Control Voles This Winter with bioLawn

Voles are a rodent that can create lawn damage during the winter. Underneath the snow, voles create tunnels and nesting areas in the lawn. This activity turns the grass brown and creates thin areas in the lawn. See the photo above for an example of what this damage...
Are Armyworms A Cause for Concern?

Are Armyworms A Cause for Concern?

Over the past several weeks, Armyworms have been devastating lawns across the United States. As of late last week, there are reports of Armyworms in the Twin Cities. What are Armyworms? What damage do Armyworms do? How are Armyworms controlled? Armyworms are a moth....
Why Your Yard Could be Attracting Mosquitos and the Solution

Why Your Yard Could be Attracting Mosquitos and the Solution

Hello, summer! And hello, itchy mosquito bites. Unfortunately, mosquitos are just a part of the season in Minnesota and Wisconsin, but that doesn’t mean your family has to be excessively bitten the second they step outside. In general, there are two big reasons why...