Every year, vector-borne diseases (diseases spread by animals) seem to rise in the United States. Between Eastern equine encephalitis (EEE) from mosquitoes and all the diseases spread by ticks, this has been a bad year. Protecting ourselves has never been more necessary. Unfortunately, fall is a very active season for ticks. Here are a few fall tick prevention tips to keep your holidays tick-free.
Just because the temperatures cool off in the fall and winter doesn’t mean we’re out of the woods yet. Fleas pose a threat to your pets and family all year long. In fact, fall can be a time where flea infestations are fairly common. Here are a few fall flea control tips to keep fleas away from your pets and family this fall and winter.
Weed control feels like a never-ending fight, but there are ways to care for your lawn that will help you manage the weeds better throughout the year. Fall weed control is one of those techniques. Here are a few tips on controlling the weeds this fall so your lawn isn’t overrun with weeds in the spring.
Texas has some of the greatest weather in the country which is what makes it such a great place to live. But there are also drawbacks to the good weather. We have longer mosquito seasons, snakes, plagues of fire ants, poisonous plants, and even plants that can do us serious harm. Here's a list of five of the most dangerous plants in Texas.
Here in Texas, it’s hard to maintain a vibrant and lush landscape in our hot and arid climate. Not to mention, water restrictions make it impossible to plant certain varieties of plants. Trying to remember which days and what time you can water can get pretty confusing and annoying.