Category Archives: Gardening

New Year, New Plan: Keeping Your Home Pest-Free in 2018

Christmas has come and gone, and now we are all looking forward to celebrating the New Year year with a fresh outlook and hope for a GREAT 2018. However, putting that positive foot forward might be hard to do if you risk stepping on a roach or in a colony of ants. Pests are part…
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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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How to Promote a Pest Free Environment in Your Own Yard

While insects in your home are bothersome, they are (usually) a rare occurrence and can be mitigated pretty easily.  However, insects in your yard can be just as frustrating and annoying, but they are a little harder to deal with since you are outside in their territory after all.  However, there are some gentle, safe…
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Time for Spring Fling: Give Us A Ring!

Spring is here, and with it comes the time for planting here in Central Florida.  Many gardeners are putting their Fall harvests in the ground now, and will be tending them over the coming summer months.  Gardening here in Florida can be harder than it is for our northern neighbors, because our sandy soil, high…
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