Rudy's Blog

Learn about all the pest control issues we treat for your home or business.

Fire Ant Season

Each year around this time, people and places around the desert switch seasonal grasses. Bermuda grass is allowed to go dormant and replaced with a more temperate variety that will thrive in the winter.

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Summer Landscape Plant Issues

Summer is here! be on the lookout for common plant health issues in your yard. Not sure what to look for? A GreenRate landscape inspection arms you with a comprehensive report so you can take action yourself, share with the gardener or let our experts help keep your plants healthy and happy – saving you money!

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Olive Prevention

Do you have Olive Trees that fruit? Well, this is the time of year that Olive Fruit Prevention is performed. There is a narrow window of
opportunity that runs from January through the first or second week in March. Any applications made after the second week in March will
greatly reduce the control of olives.

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Winter Pests

Mosquitos, spiders, flies, and other insects are pests you normally think of as summer nuisancesin the Coachella Valley. The reason is simple — insects are

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Don’t Let the Looper Worm Invasion Make You Loopy

Have you noticed that your Bougainvilleas or Tacoma stans (Yellow Bells) are looking distressed or, in the Tacoma stans case, a complete browning or even complete defoliation?  Well, there’s a good reason for this.  We are experiencing a valley wide invasion of the Bougainvillea Looper Worm.

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