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If Your IPM Professional Cannot Do Much To Solve Your Lawn Problems, It’s Not Their Fault. Some Landscapes Are Actually Impossible To Fix

Why is it that no matter what your IPM professional tries, your lawn can only look healthy and beautiful with limited success? On today’s episode of the Naturepest DIY, host and integrated pest control management specialist Frank ‘The Pestgeek’ Hernandez reveals why certain landscapes are beyond the effective control an integrated pest management professional thereby…

This Is Why Excess Moisture And Shade Can Actually Cause Weeds And Disease In Your Beautiful Lawn.

Dead patches on your beautiful lawn? Your landscaper might suggest more irrigation. Actually, no! On today’s episode, we’ll explain how excess moisture combined with excess shade can produce weeds and disease in a beautiful lawn. The signs of disease are all here: disease patches, dead grass rings and dollarweeds pointing to excess water. Irrigation needs…

How to Remove Those little bugs hanging on the walls of your garage (Plaster bagworms) with a vacuum or brush: Naturepest Tutorial.

On today’s edition, it’s plaster bagworms. Little worms (inside a cocoon they build) that feed of of bacteria on your garage walls. There is no chemical treatment for these worms. This kind of integrated pest control involves simple hygiene. That is, physical removal with a vacuum or brush. #naturalpestcontrol #pestcontrol #pestcontrolmiami https://twitter.com/naturepesthttps://naturepest.com/https://www.facebook.com/NaturePestofDoral/https://www.instagram.com/naturepest/https://www.linkedin.com/company/naturepest-of-doral/ PestgeekFacebook Group https://www.facebook.com/groups/197418180824736/FaceBook…

Getting A Rodent Exclusion Wrong Is Tandem To Not Doing It at All: Naturepest Inspection

A poorly executed attempt at rodent exclusion. On today’s edition, we examine clearly visible gaps that will allow easy rodent intrusion. The inevitable takeaway is that getting it wrong is tandem to not doing it all! #naturalpestcontrol #pestcontrol #pestcontrolmiami #DIYpestcontrol #rodentexclusion https://twitter.com/naturepest https://naturepest.com/ https://www.facebook.com/NaturePestofDoral/ https://www.instagram.com/naturepest/ https://www.linkedin.com/company/naturepest-of-doral/ Pestgeek Facebook Group https://www.facebook.com/groups/197418180824736/ FaceBook https://www.facebook.com/pestgeekpodcast/ Itunes https://itunes.apple.com/us/podcast/pest-geek-podcast/id990012784?mt= Linkedin…

So how much mulch is too much mulch?

Mulch becomes organic matter and provides places for insects to burrow and make This is the problem with mulch. In addition to this, something to consider is what’s necessary for plant health? Too much mulch around a plant can actually rot the trunk. Three to four inches is recommended. More than this can result in…

Why professional-grade pest control insecticides fail and how to apply them correctly.

Most people think that professional-grade insect pest control products are stronger than over-the-counter pesticides when the reality is both are generally applied at the same rate. Most people call a professional pest control company when they have failed to control the pest problem. This thinking generally leads to a misapplication of a pesticide putting people…

Don’t Let The Bed Bugs Bite: Watch This Follow-up Inspection using bed bug monitors.

On this edition, we actually get into inspecting a bed for bed bugs. This is a follow-up inspection. As part of our pest control service, we have placed bed bug monitors and are closely inspecting this bed frame. #nobedbugs #getridofbedbugs https://twitter.com/naturepest https://naturepest.com/ https://www.facebook.com/NaturePestofDoral/ https://www.instagram.com/naturepest/ https://www.linkedin.com/company/naturepest-of-doral/ Pestgeek Facebook Group https://www.facebook.com/groups/197418180824736/ FaceBook https://www.facebook.com/pestgeekpodcast/ iTunes https://itunes.apple.com/us/podcast/pest-geek-podcast/id990012784?mt= Linked In…

Figuring Out IPM With Janet Hurley Extension Program Specialist @Texas AgriLife.

On today’s edition, guest Janet Hurley (ACE, MPA Extension Program@Texas A&M AgriLife Extension) gives us a definitive view of IPM’s holistic nature. We discuss integrated pest management as a strategy that relies on accurate identification and scientific knowledge of target pests, pest infestation, reliable monitoring methods to assess pest presence, preventative measures to limit pest…