Category Archives: Gardening

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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Friend or Foe? How Frogs Can Help Florida Gardeners

Do you cringe every time you see a frog hanging out on your patio or in your plants?  Many of us tend to shy away from frogs, and we don't usually think of them as "friends". However, if you are a gardener here in Central Florida, frogs can actually be a huge help to your…
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