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Stink Bugs – The Simple Smelly Truth and 10 Ways to Stop Them

The Simple Smelly Truth Autumn arrives with bold colors🍁, cool temperatures🧊 and yikes😱…. an explosion of unwanted visits from brown marmorated stink bugs (BMSB). These Asian natives are invasive to the United States, have few natural predators and spread rapidly by finding cracks and crevices in homes🏠 and businesses 🏢to hide and reproduce. Simply, they […]
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Meet the BGP Team: David G.

More often than not, we can find David working behind the scenes to keep the production side of BGP running smoothly but he’s not afraid to get his hands dirty. There is a possibility you may have even seen him on a lawn care job this summer. You would recognize him by his unforgettable dry […]
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Melt Away Your Winter Worries With Be Green!

Snow Way! With heavy snowfalls in Wisconsin, it is no wonder our state uses an average of 560,000 tons of salt each season. Although salt can immediately cut through frost and ice covering our roads, it can also cause an avalanche of problems. Pets can be poisoned if they eat the salt, the ice melt […]
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To Leave or Not to Leave

Our promise to you is that every time we are on your lawn, you will see an improvement. Fall fertilization and insect management are the most important applications of the year so we want to make sure these treatments count!  Click here to learn more: Over the next few weeks, our techs ask that you clear […]
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Winter is Coming…

All living things require food, water, and air for survival. That being said, there are a smorgasbord of choices available to help not only keep us alive but thrive. Many of us have the access and ability to make healthy nutritional choices. We can educate ourselves about good nutrition, read labels, and seek a healthy […]
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Five Native Plants You Should Be Growing

I am a fan of native plants. If you want to create a beautiful, safe haven for a variety of beneficial pollinators, like the butterfly pictured above, here are a few fun native plants to add to your property:   5. Aromatic Aster (September – November): Aster blooms in mounds of beautiful light purple or […]
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Oh Sweet Succulent!

Praised for being notoriously hard to kill, these drought resistant desert plants make a wonderful addition to any home. With a variety of shapes, sizes, and colors, it may seem difficult to keep these little ones happy. But fear not! Even if you’ve been unlucky keeping indoor plants alive, after following the guidelines below you’ll […]
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Don’t Pull These Weeds!

We’ve been talking a lot about mowing, grass and sod over here at Be Green Pro. But we haven’t touched on weeds yet. Although weeds may seem like a nuisance in many gardens and lawns, certain weeds can be beneficial. (Yes, you read that right!) Weeds can tell us about nutrient deficiencies, prevent erosion, add […]
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Will you be My Honey (Bee)?

What pollinates 80% of the fruit, vegetables, and seed crops in the U.S. while also providing us with a sweet treat that never spoils? That’s right, it’s honeybees! Unlike other native bees who are solitary, honeybees have large colonies which have allowed them to perfect the creation and storage of honey for at least 150 […]
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