Flea and tick season is here! When you hear about ticks and disease transmission, most of us think about Lyme disease. But there are more, including: Ehrlichiosis, Rocky Mountain Spotted Fever, Babesiosis, and Tularemia. Who should be protected from tick bites? Both humans and our beloved pets. Preventative treatments(in both oral and topical formulations) are available for both dogs and cats that can prevent or reduce your pets exposure to fleas and ticks. What about humans? Treatment of lawn and flowerbed areas with granular or liquid insecticides is a highly effective method of taking care of existing tick and flea issues as well as preventing new infestations. At Synergy², we use combination granular insecticides to provide our customers with the most effective and longest-lasting protection from fleas and ticks!
- Mosquito Season-Tips for Control and Prevention
MOSQUITO SEASON IS HERE! TIPS FOR PREVENTION!! Our family loves spending time outdoors. Unfortunately, warmer temperatures and more time spent outdoors means exposure to one of the world’s deadliest animals, the mosquito! Diseases carried by mosquitoes and transmitted to humans kill an average of 725,000 to as many as 1 million people worldwide annually. West […]
- Termite Season and Swarmers are Here!
While termites are active year round devouring all types wood and cellulose products(including your home!), homeowners are most likely to be alerted to the presence of termites between early and late spring. It is termite mating season! A group of termites in the colony develop wings and have the ability to fly. Homeowners will notice […]
- Lawn Fertilization-Quick Release or Slow Release?
With warming temperatures comes a really good question about lawn fertilization: Which type of fertilizer is best for my lawn, quick-release or slow-release? Quick-release fertilizers encourage rapid growth and greening but are probably not the best option for warm season turf grasses. Slow-release granular fertilizers in a 3-1-2 ratio of nitrogen, phosphorous, and potassium promote […]
- Lawn Aeration-The Most Overlooked Component of Lawn Care
If spending a beautiful spring weekend renting a back-breaking lawn aerator and punching thousands of holes in your lawn isn’t your idea of fun, we completely agree! And yet, annual core aeration of your lawn is one of the best ways to insure a thick, healthy lawn that crowds out weeds and efficiently utilizes water. […]
- Termite Swarmer Season is Here in Mississippi!!
Causing over $5 billion in property damage in the US annually, termites are a serious pest. Unfortunately, most termite damage is done inside of walls and is not recognized until significant damage has been done. The two best indicators for termites around your home are: 1.The presence of mud tubes on walls, both interior and […]
- But My Neighbor’s Lawn is Already Green?
– March 10th, 2017 – Let’s face it, this is the time of the year we are green with envy. If our neighbor’s lawn is already green this means he or she must be doing something right or we must be doing something wrong. Consider the following lawn care tips related to spring […]
- How to Identify Termite Damage
– March 10th, 2017 – How to Identify Termite Damage Termite cause over $5 billion in property damage every year. An interesting fact: Homeowners are five times as likely to have their homes damaged by termites than by fire. Early detection is the key to preventing severe damage and costly repairs to your home. What […]
- Do I Have Ants or Termites?
– February 28th, 2017 – Do I Have Ants or Termites? During the spring swarming season, it is easy to mistake a winged ant from a swarming termite. 3 easy keys to quickly distinguish between an ant and termite: Ants antennae are elbowed, termites antenna are straight Ants have a narrow waist, termites have a […]
- Warmer Weather and Termite Swarms
– February 21st, 2017 – Warmer Weather and Termite Swarms Oftentimes the first sign of a termite infestation, termite swarms will quickly get a homeowner’s attention. Termite swarms are usually seen in Mississippi in the months of February, March, April and May as the weather warms up. A termite swarm is a positive indicator for […]