Horticultural Oils in Your Landscape

Daniel Trejo Expert Advice, Landscaping, Plant Care Leave a Comment

Some form of horticultural oils have been used to control pests for hundreds of years. Their most well known name is dormant oils. However, the oils we have on the market today make that a misnomer as many are labeled to be used throughout the “green” season. Dormant spray is a name for one of the times you can treat …

Idaho Voles: Making tracks

Brady Madsen Lawn Care, Pest Control

Even if you’re not actively part of the green industry you’ve probably heard of moles but have you ever head of voles? Don’t feel bad if you haven’t because many people can go their whole lives without ever hearing about them let alone controlling them. It doesn’t help matters that they are often referred to as “meadow mice” or “field …

Changes For Eastern Idaho

Brady Madsen Expert Advice, Landscaping, Plant Care

USDA Changes Hardiness Zones For Eastern Idaho   Recently the US Department of Agriculture revised its zoning maps for plant hardiness throughout the United States. This represents a substantial increase in the amount of data used to formulate each zone. It now covers the years from 1976 through 2005 whereas the previous edition was from 1976 through 1990. Each zone …