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Bob Jenkins Pest & Lawn Services understands how uncomfortable, embarrassing, and potentially harmful a pest problem can be. We can eliminate all your pest troubles quickly, economically, safely and efficiently as possible. We are San Antonio's pest management experts! We specialize in all manner of pests, and our exterminators are fully trained and kept up to date on all industry advancements and your safety is our first concern.

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Coping with Insect Bites and Stings

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Insect bites and stings may be common, but they are a definite nuisance. Bites and stings typically cause pain, inflammation, itching, and sometimes even allergic reactions. In some cases, a severe reaction can result in nausea, fever, difficulty breathing, hives, increased heart rate, and the swelling of the throat. Anyone experiencing a severe reaction to an insect sting or bite should seek medical attention immediately. The following insects are among the most common types to bite or sting. Once you identify the insect bite, you can typically treat it at home. Bee Most people know full well when they've been stung by a bee. Unlike a mosquito bite, which may go unnoticed until it begins ...
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Winged Terror: The Mosquito Menace

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According to the World Health Organization (WHO), mosquitoes kill more than one million people around the world every year. For humans, there is no deadlier animal to contend with than the loathsome mosquito. A plague for people everywhere (except Antarctica), mosquitoes are known to carry deadly parasites that cause illnesses like malaria, encephalitis, dengue fever, and yellow fever. Even harmless mosquito bites can be troublesome with their tendency to itch and swell. Understanding this menace, however, can help you combat it. How Do Mosquitoes Cause Disease? Mosquitoes carry parasites and germs in their saliva. When they bite human in order to extract blood, this diseased saliva mixes ...
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Beetles by the Boatload

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Many of you have probably noticed that the San Antonio beetle population is booming. As warm temperatures abound, beetles are more active. While some beetles can cause serious harm to plants and trees, others may simply be a nuisance to people, but not actually harmful. Let’s explore a few different types of beetles found in Texas. Colorado Potato Beetle Don’t be deceived by the name. These potato bugs live in Texas even though their name claims Colorado. If you want to identity this beetle, they will be about 3/8-inch long. Their body is primarily yellow with black stripes down their back. Two to three generations of this beetle emerge each year. Colorado potato beetles come by their name...
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Summer Lawncare

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Whether you are growing peppers, zinnias, or grass, soil is the foundation for a healthy plant. There are a variety of nutrients found in soil that are necessary for plant growth. When nutrients become imbalanced, plants might become discolored, growth can be stunted, or fruits and vegetables might misshape. In order to provide the best environment for your plants to grow, it is important to understand what elements are at work in soil, how to measure the soil in your own yard, and how to manage and augment nutrients to your garden or lawn. Nutrients Needed for Plant Growth: Nitrogen is important for plant growth and makes plant leaves and their stems green. Phosphorus makes plants...
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Summer Maintenance for Athletic Fields

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Summer is coming, which means water sports, barbeques, shorter days – and potential problems for sports fields while school is out. The increasing heat will cause problems for athletic fields, and regular maintenance is required to keep turf or grass healthy in the off season. Irrigation and Watering Why do so many fields become rock hard or powdery? What is the best way to maintain moisture during these warm summer months? First and foremost, check the field’s irrigation system to ensure it’s working properly. If you are unsure, a San Antonio sports field maintenance professional can confirm everything is ready. Deep irrigation should be utilized 1-2 times per week. This process forces ...
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Coping with Insect Bites and Stings
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Winged Terror: The Mosquito Menace
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Beetles by the Boatload
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Summer Lawncare
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Summer Maintenance for Athletic Fields
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