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Pests and Pumpkins: Keep Your Fall Decor Fresh This Halloween

Halloween is almost here, and people all over Polk County are pulling out their festive decorations, stocking up on candy, and picking out the perfect pumpkin to carve. Many of the fall decorations you see people use in and around their homes are made of natural materials, and therefore, have the tendency to attract pests…
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The Country Boy Welcome Home Checklist for Snowbirds

As we end August this week, and head into September, we know people will have Fall on the brain. Pumpkin spice EVERYTHING will be on every corner, warm colors and comfort food will take over the local restaurants and shops, and here in Central Florida, we'll be welcoming back our snowbirds. "Snowbirds", for those who…
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Do Animals Care About the Solar Eclipse?

Yesterday's solar eclipse made a big impact on folks here around Polk County, and people throughout Central Florida had their eyes to the skies when the time rolled around. Whether you spent money on solar eclipse glasses, or packed up your family and headed north to see the total eclipse from one of the determined…
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That STINKS! How Stink Bugs Can Ruin Your Garden

Central Florida has a wider variety of pest species, from fire ants and cockroaches, to too-friendly squirrels and raccoons that enjoy ransacking your garbage cans and your picnic baskets. We are no stranger to these pests, especially insects, ruining our lawns, our landscaping, and our gardens, but some varieties of insect are worse than others.…
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