How To Control Clover In Lawns

Clover is right at home in Carlsbad lawns. It and its look alike, Black Medic love Southeast New Mexico’s temperate climate and extended growing season. And because of its perennial growth habit and rooting system, Clover is often one of the most difficult weeds to kill and control. Again, because of Carlsbad’s extended growing season, it can often take several … Read More

Grub Worm Control In Lawns

Grub Worms Grub Worms Lawn grubs, often referred to as grub worms, aren’t actually worms at all. In Southeast New Mexico lawns, the majority of them are actually the larvae of the┬ámasked chafer and Japanese beetle. In Carlsbad and Southeast New Mexico, these Japanese beetles that result from the grubs are often referred to as June Bugs. You may recognize … Read More

Blue Weed Spray – Spraying The Blue Stuff

Blue green Lawn Weed spraying Indicator Dye Blue green Lawn Weed spraying Indicator Dye Weed spraying has become quite visible in Carlsbad and Eddy County. Most of us have seen the lawns, flower beds, and parking lots sprayed with blue. However, it’s not necessarily the blue that matters. Weed control by spraying pre-emergent herbicides and contact weed killer to control … Read More

How To Get Rid Of Mice – Mouse Control

Effective mouse control, as well as dealing with rats and other rodent infestations in homes and businesses is generally quite simple and in most cases, something that the average homeowner or business can do themselves quite easily. While exterminating mice and rodents is on our list of pest control services and we will be glad to take care of it … Read More

How Do Cockroaches Get Into Your Home

Cockroaches Caught On Sticky Glue Trap Cockroaches and roach infestations are common in Carlsbad homes and businesses. Actually, they can be found in just about every place on earth. We treat a lot of infestations in Carlsbad and they often prove to be some of our most challenging projects. Cockroaches and roach infestations are common in Carlsbad homes and businesses. … Read More

Is Winter Pest Control Necessary In Southeast New Mexico

In warmer climates like what we have in Carlsbad and Southeast New Mexico, the Winter season often doesn’t get cold enough to diminish insect populations. Sometimes it doesn’t even slow them down. Whether you do your own pest control or have a professional service do it for you, it is a good idea to keep up with your protection throughout … Read More

Pest Control First Steps | Keeping Bugs Out

Let’s face it, if you live in Carlsbad New Mexico, you live in the desert. And the desert has some bugs that are either unique to the desert environment or more prolific in it. Like anywhere else, general pest control handles most insects. However, like anywhere else, specialized pest control may be needed for insects that are unique to the … Read More

Lawn Weed Control In Carlsbad, Artesia, & Southeast New Mexico

Creating a beautiful lawn in Carlsbad, Artesia, and Eddy County New Mexico often requires more than just a simple weed control program of herbicides and pre-emergents once or twice a year. It can require a multi-step ongoing program of different elements to create a thick healthy lawn that also includes pre and post emergent herbicides as just one part of … Read More

Khaki Weed Control | How To Kill Khaki Weed

Khaki Weed Alternanthera caracasana Khaki Weed Alternanthera caracasana ** NOTE ** While we will discuss the use of herbicides in this article, it cannot be considered as advice or recommendation of Horizon Pest Control, LLC of Carlsbad, New Mexico. The label on all pesticides is the law. If they’re even available to you at all, how and if you choose … Read More

How To Kill Ticks | Carlsbad Home And Lawn Tick Control

In our warmer climate, tick infestations are year round in Carlsbad. Ticks can survive some fairly harsh conditions. And while our Southeast New Mexico desert can get bitter cold in Winter, it takes an extended sustained freeze to kill and get rid of ticks. At least until next season. An extended hard freeze will kill existing living ticks as well … Read More