Garden Pest Solutions

Discover how to keep your garden growing by getting rid of the pests with these tips and ideas.

Expert advice for controlling bagworms

Sound advice from our Earl May Experts on controlling bagworms: Bagworm caterpillars live their entire life inside their protective case, and become a serious problem for your evergreen if left uncontrolled. Tips below will help you control these pests in your yard: Hand-picking controls light bagworm infestations most effectively on small plants during the dormant [...]

Japanese Beetle Solutions

Be prepared!  The Japanese Beetle have been spotted in the Midwest. Japanese beetle larvae are typical white grubs. They live in the soil from August until June, and feed on plant roots, turf grass, and organic matter. Japanese Beetles eat everything around them, causing a great deal of damage in a short period of time. [...]

Best Control For Creeping Charlie

Creeping Charlie…Ground Ivy…Stupid Weed!  Whatever you want to call it, it’s annoying, and worse yet, it creeps.  And it creeps quickly.  Today it’s a small weed, tomorrow it’s everywhere! Creeping Charlie (officially called Ground Ivy) is a vine that grows close to the ground and produces tiny purple flowers. It can't be pulled because the vines [...]

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