Fertilization & Pest Control
Implement these Florida-Friendly Landscaping Practices to conserve our state’s natural resources, as well as your time, money, and energy. Plant selection, watering practices, pest management, and more all play key roles in protecting the environment for years to come.
Fertilizing is one way to care for your lawn. It supplements the nutrients your soil provides to create a perfectly balanced diet for your turfgrass. Assess what nutrition your lawn is currently getting and choose an appropriate fertilizer accordingly.
Growing vegetables and herbs is as rewarding as the results are delicious, but good results require keeping up with the seasonal needs of your plants. This month, give your garden the care it needs to keep those fresh herbs and veggies coming.
Unwelcome pests like the eastern lubber grasshopper and the red imported fire ant can be harmful, destructive, or just plain irritating. Reducing or eliminating them takes intentionality, so read on to take the first step toward effective pest management on your property.
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.
Spring invites many Florida insects to resume their activity after a long and dormant winter. Are you ready? Know which pests to expect and the steps you can take to control them this season to better protect your family and property.
Responsible for your own lawn care and landscaping? There are things you should do in August for maintenance and upkeep. We break down your August tasks by plant type: lawn, citrus, annuals, bulbs, fruit plants, perennials, roses, shrubs, trees, palms, and water garden/bog garden plants.
From oil sprays to plant products to beneficial bugs, a wide array of natural pest controls is available to the environmentally conscious homeowner or landscaper. Most are easily found online or can be found at garden centers or nurseries.
Put your grass clippings, leaves, and food scraps to work. Combine them in a compost pile or bin and mix with oxygen and water to eventually yield a nutrient-rich humus that can be utilized in your landscape as a soil amendment or fertilizer.