Spring 2010 - Take Back Your Yard

By: Ron Gumz, Certified Arborist MN-0324A

Spring 2010 Newsletter in Adobe PDF format Do you crave the thought of warmer weather and long sunny summer days, but then cringe when you remember how last summer’s outdoor plans were ruined by pesky mosquitoes? Well, Wachtel has a treatment that can help you reclaim your yard.

Applicators have obtained a special license and learned how, where, and why to properly apply products to succeed in the fight against mosquitoes. This makes theirs a successful treatment, not an ordinary application.

The high-use areas of your yard are where the applications are most useful. If you spend most of your time in the backyard, treatment can be targeted for better control in that area. Generally, mosquitoes do not travel long distances to seek out their victims. They can only begin to see you from about 30 feet away, and still not very well at that distance. They use thermal receptors located on their antennae, from about 10 feet away, to continue their search for you. These two traits make them more readily controllable, since they tend not to migrate in from outside of the control area.

We have had success allowing people to take back their yard from mosquitoes. Nancy from Brookfield said she was, “really pleased with the results. It helped us to be able to enjoy our yard, and the staying power was good.”

Michele from Hubertus said, “ We saw a noticeable difference, and were very happy to be able to enjoy our property.”

Whether you’re having a cookout, a graduation party, are gardening, or just want to enjoy the time spent in your yard, call your Wachtel Tree Science Certified Arborist to keep your yard usable this summer. We offer the application expertise, so you can enjoy the use of your yard!

© Copyright 2009 – Wachtel Tree Science & Service, Inc.

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