Yes, Talstar P Professional Insecticide can be applied to any bushes, shrubs, trees, landscaped areas as well as flowering plants. However, you should minimize the spray on the actual flowering plants as you do not want it to expose the product to any bees that help with pollination. It is recommended that you spray when pollinators are not active, either in the early morning or late evening.
Glueboards would not be used outside as they are made with cardboard and glue that would not hold up to the eliminates. Instead they would be used inside for monitoring and trapping and you can use a residual product such as Talstar P around the perimeter of the home for general pest control.
EcoVia EC can safely be applied in and around homes, businesses, near and over water such as boat docks and pool areas without harming aquatic life, as well as numerous other areas. Please follow label instructions for your target pest and application.
Yes, Talstar P is our most popular product for killing mosquitoes. It is recommended to apply every 30 days outdoors.
Since Talstar P is a non-selective herbicide, it could potentially kill bees. It is recommended that you spray when pollinators are not active, either in the early morning or late evening, and that you avoid spraying flowering plants to reduce risk to pollinators.
Talstar P will do a great job for boxelder bugs! We do not recommend that you use soap with the Talstar P or any other insecticides. The Talstar P may be used to spray directly on the plant foliage and it can be used inside and outside of the home. Please take a moment to look at our "How to Get Rid of Boxelder Bugs" article for more detailed information about this type of pest.
Talstar P (Talstar One) is labeled for gnat control. Be sure you are mixing at 1oz per gallon water. Are you seeing them indoors? If so, be sure to take any indoor plants out and let them dry. If having an issue outdoors, be sure you are focusing on areas that contain moisture and/or shade. Also, undersides of leaves on non-edible trees and shrubs. Keep in mind that part of the difficulty in handling flying insects is that you are relying on them to land on areas treated with the insecticide.