Call Us At 208-463-4533

Billbug Preventative Treatment

As temperatures in the Treasure Valley begin to hover around 60°F or above (May to early June) adult billbugs will emerge from the ground and start mating.  The female will lay her eggs in grass stems and within a few days they will hatch and enter the larvae stage.  The larvae stage is the most destructive stage in the...

Who left the hose out?!

CC Photo courtesy of: ALAN SCHMIERER “Who left the hose out?!”  Bumb-dee-bum bum-bum “Who left the hose out?!”  A song with changed words rolls through my head as I treat another yard with dead grass path and holes made by voles… The window of my work truck is down on this beautiful 61 degree spring day...

Billbug Season in the Boise Area – By Kirk Dean

It’s unbelievable, but it is already June.  That means bug season is upon us! Though I’m afraid of Earwigs, Spiders, and Bed Bugs, there is an insect that causes more damage (actual, not psychological….Bed Bugs wins that one hands down) than all these put together:  The Billbug. Adult billbugs are weevils that become active around...

How to water your lawn – By Kirk Dean

Spring is upon us, and most irrigation districts in the Boise area have their water turned on (or will soon), so I thought it would be a good time to beat a dead horse.  Lets talk about how you should water your lawn. Everybody has an opinion on the subject it seems, so I thought I might offer...

Crabgrass Prevention – By Kirk Dean

Every summer grassy weeds like crabgrass or foxtail become a collective pain in the rear at one time or another for treasure valley homeowners.  These annual grasses are unsightly and could possibly choke out your lawn.  To get rid of these weeds, we need to understand their life cycle: These types of weeds are annuals,...

Lawn Fertilization in the Fall – By Kirk Dean

After the heat and pressures of summer, cooler temperatures bring a welcome respite to your lawn.  With cooler temperatures, your lawn is more able to recovers and regenerates, and gives your lawn an opportunity to store nutrients and to get ready for the winter to come. That’s why it’s important to take special care of...

Water shut off dates 2013 & what to do about it – By Kirk Dean

Irrigation districts have caused lawn care panic recently by announcing water shut off dates much earlier than usual (early October is typically the norm).  Here are the shut off dates for the several irrigation districts around town: Nampa/Meridian – September 5th Caldwell – September 25th Settlers Irrigation (Ada County) – September 5th Kuna – August...

Give Us A Shot!

Because of who we are, our history, our commitment to the future, our guarantee, and the specific standards that we hold ourselves to, we are confident that you will want to do business with us. Give us a call at (208) 463-4533 to request a quote! We are open Monday through Friday, 8 AM – 5 PM.

Service Area (Southwest Idaho)

Our pest control services are also available in Boise, Garden City, Eagle, Emmett, Meridian, Kuna, Nampa, Melba, Middleton, Star, Marsing, Homedale, Caldwell and Mountain Home.

  • This field is for validation purposes and should be left unchanged.