Organic Pest Control

7 06, 2016

Controlling Grubs

By |2018-02-19T16:01:21-06:00June 7th, 2016|Garden Pests, General News, Lawn Care, Maintenance, Organic Pest Control, Plant Damage|0 Comments

If you've noticed brown, dying patches in a sunny area of your lawn, or patches of lawn that appear to have been torn up,  it's possible you have a grub infestation. Grubs are insect larvae that feed on the roots of sunny, well-watered lawns during the spring and fall months. They do considerable damage to the root system [...]

25 02, 2014

Save the Date: Sunday, March 9, 1-5 p.m.

By |2018-02-19T16:01:25-06:00February 25th, 2014|Green Living, Landscaping, Lawn Care, Maintenance, Organic Pest Control, Outdoor Living, Special Event, Things to Do, Water Management|0 Comments

Going Green Matters is a free, family-friendly environmental fair where you can spend a Sunday afternoon learning about a greener lifestyle. This year, it will be held at the Woman's Club of Wilmette at 930 Greenleaf Avenue. We invite you to stop by our table to learn about environmentally responsible products and services for your garden. In anticipation of [...]

3 08, 2012

July + August = Japanese Beetle Time

By |2018-02-19T16:01:29-06:00August 3rd, 2012|Garden Pests, Organic Pest Control|0 Comments

Japanese Beetles have descended on the Chicago area. Half-inch to three-quarters of an inch long, with an iridecent green head and copper colored wing covers, they are here in greater numbers than usual due to our mild winter and the hot, dry summer. They eat many different kinds of plants, most notably lindens, crabapples, cherries, birch, roses and [...]