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Scientific Plant Service has provided thorough lawn care to our Baltimore neighbors since our creation in 1957. In addition to our essential lawn care, tree and shrub, athletic field maintenance, soil testing, and aquatics services, we offer several pest control services. Our non-biting midge control services are similar to mosquito control in that these services reduce populations of annoying insects that can swarm uncomfortably around outdoor environments. Call Scientific Plant Service for Baltimore non-biting midge control services to remove these pests from your property. Our licensed technicians will provide unique solutions that enhance the health and safety of your landscape. 

How Are Non-Biting Midges Different From Mosquitos? 

Non-biting midges are also known as “blind mosquitoes” because they look similar to mosquitoes but do not bite. Non-biting midges often appear around bodies of water, as do mosquitoes. However, midges do not have the proboscis (the needle-like sucking mouthparts) of mosquitoes. Unlike mosquitoes, midges do not bite or transmit diseases. However, they are nuisance pests because they often appear in swarms. 

Non-biting midges may congregate on vegetation, under porch alcoves, and on walls of your home and other buildings. These swarms can be so dense that they interfere with outdoor activities and stain the walls, cars, or other surfaces on which they gather. 

Where You Can Find Non-Biting Midges

Non-biting midges congregate near bodies of water. If you live near a pond, you may be more likely to have non-biting midges swarm on your property or fly around this body of water. Non-biting midges are a part of nutrient-rich aquatic habitats, so you cannot remove them altogether. However, you can reduce or prevent breeding habits from forming if you are concerned about the booming population of non-biting midges on your Baltimore property. 

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Non-Biting Midge Control Services in Baltimore 

There are many Baltimore non-biting midge control services. When you work with Scientific Plant Service, our experts will evaluate your property to determine the best solutions for your problem. There are many ways to control non-biting midge populations, including: 

Midges love to breed in nutrient-rich habitats. Excessive fertilizer that leads to runoff in the soil near ponds or streams can supply those bodies of water with ample nutrients that contribute to midge development.

The insecticides used are similar to ones that kill mosquitoes. Larvicides, such as Bti (bacillus thuringiensis israelensis), kill off the larvae. This environmentally friendly control agent does not affect non-target organisms, which makes it safe to use in the presence of other aquatic animals. 

More Pest Control and Aquatics Services from Scientific Plant Services

In addition to our Baltimore non-biting midge control services, Scientific Plant Service can help you reduce other pest populations. Our mosquito control is essential for outdoor comfort, and our flea and tick control services can help further prevent the spread of diseases among animals and humans. 

To further enhance your aquatic environment, you may also count on Scientific Plant Service for comprehensive aquatics services. In addition to controlling midge populations, we offer algae control, phragmites control, and vegetation control. No matter your needs, you can trust Scientific Plant Service for services that will enhance your outdoor property and promote a thriving environment for all.

Call Scientific Plant Service For Baltimore Non-Biting Midge Control Services

Scientific Plant Service, located in Baltimore, is a privately owned corporation, chartered in Maryland in 1957 by Frank J. Burke. We started as a full-service Arborists specializing in the care of shade trees and ornamental shrubs, but today we are a Lawn Care company that is a huge part of the community. From aquatic environments and snow management to deer and mole control, SPS has services tailored specifically for your lawn and landscape.

We offer services in Maryland, Washington, DC, and Virginia, including: Harford, Baltimore, Carroll, Frederick, Howard, Anne Arundel, Montgomery, Prince Georges, Talbot, Queen Anne’s, Calvert counties in MD, as well as Loudoun County, Fairfax County, Arlington, Alexandria, and Falls Church in VA. For more information, contact us online, or call us at 410-321-0970. Be sure to follow us on Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn, Instagram, and Pinterest.

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