YIKES!! What is that on my window?!

As spring becomes more definite, and you start watering and fertilizing your lawn more, you might notice the teeny-tiny little red or black bugs in your windows.  Some people mistake them for dirt until they really concentrate on them and realize that they’re moving. ...

Beware of Gophers!

It is a common sight in Boise and throughout the Treasure Valley: small piles of loose soil suddenly appear in the middle of your yard-the telltale sign of a pocket gopher.  These gophers are rarely seen and live in tunnels between three and ten inches below the...

The Following May or May Not Have Happened…

Today was a great day at work, I thought, as I came to a stop at the light just outside of my subdivision. My customers were happy and my boss was even happier. I’d made a huge sale which meant I’d earned that raise I’d been aiming for. I thought about what I’d do...

Bed Bugs, Cockroaches and Fleas

Photo provided by Pixabay Creative Commons What do they all have in common besides being a nuisance and giving people the heebie-jeebies? Each of them enter the home through various means.  Most typically, bed bugs enter the home on the purchase of a used mattresses...

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...