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Backyard Mosquito Control: A Pessimist’s Guide

Just as the rigors of winter begin to fade, when days grow longer and weather becomes more clement, there comes the downside of spring: mosquitoes. It's not as if they aren't anticipated - they appear year after year, after all - but there's always the hope that, somehow, this year there won't be as many [...]

By | 2017-03-21T16:46:54+00:00 February 11th, 2015|Pest Control|0 Comments

Termites Thriving on the Winter Conditions in Texas

All across the state of Texas, termites are thriving, and they'll continue to flourish despite the colder temperatures that accompany winter months. Since termites can cause a great deal of structural damage, costing homeowners thousands of dollars with each incident, it is critical that you learn how to identify their presence. In fact, it's important [...]

By | 2017-03-21T16:46:54+00:00 December 9th, 2014|Termite Control|0 Comments

Coping with Insect Bites and Stings

Insect bites and stings may be common, but they are a definite nuisance. Bites and stings typically cause pain, inflammation, itching, and sometimes even allergic reactions. In some cases, a severe reaction can result in nausea, fever, difficulty breathing, hives, increased heart rate, and the swelling of the throat. Anyone experiencing a severe reaction to [...]

By | 2017-03-21T16:46:54+00:00 October 3rd, 2014|Pest Control|0 Comments

Winged Terror: The Mosquito Menace

According to the World Health Organization (WHO), mosquitoes kill more than one million people around the world every year. For humans, there is no deadlier animal to contend with than the loathsome mosquito. A plague for people everywhere (except Antarctica), mosquitoes are known to carry deadly parasites that cause illnesses like malaria, encephalitis, dengue fever, [...]

By | 2017-03-21T16:46:54+00:00 September 26th, 2014|Pest Control|0 Comments

Beetles by the Boatload

Many of you have probably noticed that the San Antonio beetle population is booming. As warm temperatures abound, beetles are more active. While some beetles can cause serious harm to plants and trees, others may simply be a nuisance to people, but not actually harmful. Let’s explore a few different types of beetles found in [...]

By | 2017-03-21T16:46:54+00:00 August 8th, 2014|Pest Control|0 Comments

Summer Lawncare

Whether you are growing peppers, zinnias, or grass, soil is the foundation for a healthy plant. There are a variety of nutrients found in soil that are necessary for plant growth. When nutrients become imbalanced, plants might become discolored, growth can be stunted, or fruits and vegetables might misshape. In order to provide the best [...]

By | 2017-03-21T16:46:54+00:00 August 4th, 2014|Weed Control|0 Comments

Summer Maintenance for Athletic Fields

Summer is coming, which means water sports, barbeques, shorter days – and potential problems for sports fields while school is out. The increasing heat will cause problems for athletic fields, and regular maintenance is required to keep turf or grass healthy in the off season. Irrigation and Watering Why do so many fields become rock [...]

By | 2014-06-17T13:38:00+00:00 June 17th, 2014|Sports Field|0 Comments

Weeds are No Problem for Customers of Bob Jenkins

If a weed grows in the forest, but no one is around to see it; is it still a weed? The answer is a surprising, no! Undesirable plants found in fields, gardens, lawns, and parks are recognized as weeds, but outside of these environments, they are simply considered vegetation. For the people of San Antonio, [...]

By | 2017-03-21T16:46:54+00:00 June 13th, 2014|Weed Control|0 Comments

Just Below the Surface: June Bugs and Grub Worms

Have you noticed brown patches on your lawn, or have your plants and flowers died? Does the lawn feel spongy, or do leaves appear droopy? It might be grub worms! What are Grub Worms? Grub worms are the larvae of June beetles, otherwise known as June Bugs. These common lawn pests are approximately ½ inch [...]

By | 2017-03-21T16:46:54+00:00 May 28th, 2014|Pest Control|0 Comments