Home & Garden Pest Control

Slime Molds And Their Impacts

From insects to fleas, from roaches to rodents and from bed bugs to termites, the pest control experts have always been on the finding to get some better solutions.
The pest problem is rising day by day and there are many new species lined up which require some special treatments.
The termite treatments are the most elaborate procedures for which calling an expert becomes unavoidable.
Apart from the common species, let us discuss the rare ones which are hard to be addressed when intruded such as slime mold.
Let us discuss it and see what we can do if you encounter it in your garden or flower beds.
Slime Molds: You are walking on your backyard lawn in the morning and you find a large size unsavory looking spot in your flower bed.
It looks as if your child threw up last night's dinner.
Do not fret or be confused for it is a "slime mold" which is quite common.
It is a pest but do not worry as you are fortunate to see such a rare species in the pest section.
Slime molds are apparently difficult to judge, but when you get closer you will find that it is not vomit from your puppy but it is actually an unsavory looking "slime mold".
The slime molds are pale in color but the sight they give is apparently very bright.
They are found in warm weather and they spread themselves on mulch.
The body is hard to get touched as there is a top solid protection on the upper side.
Many people when they discover it in their yard; consider it as a vomit which is actually "slime mold".
Many gardeners get distracted when they see them in the garden because it is not a pleasant sight.
Experts have carried their research on this nasty looking species to find an effective pest control for this type of species.
Benefits: The experts have discovered ways to treat such unsavory looking species and you can get rid of it in your yard.
Here are some of the followings: Aside from the aesthetic problem which these vomit looking species create, they have some benefits too such as protecting your garden.
The mulch that you spread around your trees and plants act as insulators, therefore keeps the warm temperature from striking the important areas of garden.
Indirectly, it protects the plants from the sun rays.
The mulch that grows in wooded places provides "beneficial" organisms in that area.
They protect the twigs from dangerous pathogenic fungi which often takes place in such wooded areas.
They feed on such dangerous plant-eating fungi and prove themselves as "beneficial" organisms.
This benefit overweighs the aesthetic problem of such vomit-like splotches.
Control: People still do not want to slime mold in their garden so contact professionals to get rid of it.
Avoid over watering your plants when you have mulch in your flower beds.
This is also the advice of experts.
It is a good idea to do a search on the internet to find an expert in your area.

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