Don’t be controlled by pest control. Employ general treatments to deal with a wide variety of spring pests or use specific methods for handling particular bugs. A little knowledge and a plan for how to protect your home might be all you need.
Warming spring weather invites both humans and pests to leave home and explore the great outdoors. Included in this post are six of the most common pests that Florida homeowners can expect to find this season. Part 1 of 2.
Florida spring brings increasing temperatures without the relief of daily summer showers. Grass and other plants will require more water than in winter, but overwatering can be just as damaging as drought. Keep your lawn and plants properly watered to maintain a healthy landscape.
Whether you live on a sprawling country estate or in a tiny urban apartment, you probably have a patio, but gardening in that space may have not crossed your mind because of its limitations. Here are four ideas for how to do just that.
The growing season in Florida has either arrived or is at your doorstep, depending on where in the Sunshine State you live. Prepare for it now by performing necessary and preventative maintenance on your mower and all other lawn care equipment.
We are past the chance of freezing temperatures in most of Florida, and it is the perfect time to add new trees to your landscaping. Thoughtful selection, correct planting, and proper care are vital to ensure the healthiest life possible for your trees.
Keeping turfgrass in great shape requires lots of water, fertilizer, and work. Installing something more forgiving and less high maintenance, like mulch or a groundcover, can reduce the amount of time and money you put into your lawn care.
Known as the flower of Hawaiian leis, the fragrant plumeria grows on small- to medium-sized trees that thrive in the warmth of South Florida. Gardeners in Central and North Florida can also enjoy plumeria if they take care to protect the trees from the cold.
Amaryllis plants are once-a-year bloomers that produce spectacular trumpet-shaped flowers in reds, pinks, whites, and corals. Florida gardeners, plant your amaryllis in sunny beds outside or put them in pots in bright places inside. In healthy conditions, amaryllis will grow for decades.