False Chinch Bugs In Southeast New Mexico

It’s almost time again. It happens every year here in Carlsbad, and to some extent, most of Southeast New Mexico. The return of the False Chinch Bugs. Generally, at the end of every Spring as the weather starts to warm and the Mustard Weed dies off, we start to get the calls. Some years, the calls come in for weeks. … Read More

It’s Not Termites? | A Little Closer Inspection | Carlsbad Termite Control

Termite inspections are not always 100% right. However, it can go both ways. To the relief of some, sometimes it’s not termites after all. Carlsbad has its share of termites. Almost half of our own inspections turn up positive results for wood destroying insects. And the majority of calls we get where folks already know they have termites or have … Read More

How To Trap A Raccoon | Carlsbad NM Raccoon Control Tips

Raccoon Caught In A Trap Raccoon Caught In A Trap There’s nothing hi-tech about the “how” to do this. There is more to do with safety and handling when it comes to dealing with live wild animals such as raccoons. And while we do offer raccoon trapping and relocating services in the Carlsbad area, this is actually one of those … Read More

Signs Of Termites | Evidence Of Termite Infestation

Dead Swarm Of Flying Winged Termites Dead Swarm Of Flying Winged Termites Flying termites, mud tubes, wings, droppings, and other little bits of evidence they leave behind. These are the most common visible signs of a termite infestation in your home or other wood structure. These bits of evidence left behind by termites are what we get the most calls … Read More

Carlsbad Lawns | Fertilize For Better Weed Control

Weed Free Fertilized Lawn In Carlsbad The soil in Southeast New Mexico has a lot to be desired as far as nutrients for good plant growth. Supplemental fertilizer is almost always a must in most areas. A large part of Carlsbad’s soil is dominantly sand and limestone which holds little or no organic nutrients at all. Weeds often seem to … Read More

African Rue Management | Southeast New Mexico

African Rue In Flower – NPS [Public domain] African Rue In Flower – NPS [Public domain] African Rue is an invasive weed species that has become well established in Southeast New Mexico. It has very heavy pressure near Carlsbad and spreads through most of the southeast corner of New Mexico as well as many parts of the country. Horizon Pest … Read More

Mosquito Control Tips, Ideas, And Service | Eddy County New Mexico

Horizon Pest Control provides mosquito control services for Carlsbad, Artesia, and all of Eddy County New Mexico. Give us a call today at 575-725-9331. Carlsbad Flumes Carlsbad Flumes Mosquitos need stagnant water to breed and reproduce. So, of course they thrive most and become out of control where there’s plenty of water for them. And while Eddy County in Southeast … Read More

Common Broadleaf Weeds In Carlsbad And Artesia

There is a variety of broadleaf weeds that infest Carlsbad and Artesia lawns and properties. The desert atmosphere of Southeast New Mexico is perfect for their survival. However, there are just a handful of weed and vegetation types that infest lawns to the point of needing herbicide treatments to manage them. This list shows the most common weeds that we … Read More

Best Time To Spray Weeds In Carlsbad New Mexico

Truthfully, In Carlsbad, weed control is a year round thing. Our Southeast New Mexico desert climate and weather patterns provide perfect conditions for a variety of weeds to germinate throughout the year. Proper weed management is both preventive and curative. And in our opinion, the preventive approach gives better longer lasting results. And with such a long growing season like … Read More

The Oilfield Boom Brings The Bed Bug Boom To Southeast New Mexico

Bed Bug Bed Bug The recent oilfield population boom has had a huge impact on the number of confirmed bed bug infestations in the Carlsbad, Eddy County, and Southeast New Mexico area. While the population in Carlsbad alone from the oilfield or any high traffic industry is bound to bring in a few cases, the constant sharing and changing of … Read More