Sand Bur Control | How To Kill Grass Bur Stickers

Why Is Sandbur So Hard To Get Rid Of?Sand / Grass Bur Stickers Sand Bur or what a lot of folks just call stickers or grass bur is quite common and widespread throughout Southeast New Mexico and West Texas. Many of the lawns and fields that we treat here in Carlsbad are infested with these troublesome sticker plants to some … Read More

Termite Prevention | Protect Your Home From Termites

HOW TO PREVENT TERMITES IN YOUR HOMEWood Window Sill With Termite DamageFor the homeowner and consumer, it would be fortunate if termite prevention and control was as simple as most other forms of insect control. However, it gets a little more complicated and difficult due to the fact that termites rarely have to come into human contact or visibility.Termites are … Read More

False Chinch Bugs In Southeast New Mexico

Little Black Bugs Invade Southeast New MexicoIt’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 … Read More

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

Are Termite Inspections 100% Accurate?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 … Read More

How To Trap A Raccoon | Carlsbad NM Raccoon Control Tips

Humane Trapping & Relocation Raccoon Caught In A Trap i’m fairly confident that trapping raccoons in and around Carlsbad is pretty much the same as for most anywhere else. Southeast New Mexico or anywhere for that matter, these simple methods have worked fairly well for us.There’s nothing hi-tech about the “how” to do this. There is more to do with … Read More

Signs Of Termites | Evidence Of Termite Infestation

Swarmers, Wings, Mud Tubes, & Other EvidenceDead Swarm Of Flying Winged TermitesFlying 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 on … Read More

Carlsbad Lawns | Fertilize For Better Weed Control

Weeds Thrive In Southeast New Mexico Soil 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 … Read More

African Rue Management | Southeast New Mexico

What Is African Rue?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 Control provides professional weed control services … Read More

Home Mosquito Control | Eddy County New Mexico

Controlling Mosquitos In An Arid DesertHorizon 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 Irrigation FlumeMosquitos 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 … Read More

Common Broadleaf Weeds In Carlsbad And Artesia

Weed Identification 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 identifies the most common targets … Read More