Are you noticing brown areas in your yard? This is the time of year when brown patches can appear in a few short days, as if by magic. Don’t worry! There is often a simple explanation for the appearance of brown patches. Here are two common things we see when we’re called to treat a lawn with mysterious brown areas, and what you need to know most about these two lawn threats.
It may not be swarming season, but that doesn’t mean the termite damage stops. Your home is one of your largest investments, and termites can cause extensive damage and depreciate the value that your home has. Every year termites alone cause several billion dollars in structural damage in the United States.
The Zika Virus is a mosquito-born virus that has recently seen outbreaks in South and Central America and is spreading north. There are now 43 cases of Zika victims who were bitten by a domestic mosquito in the U.S., and all but one of those cases are found in South Florida.
The recent blue-green algae bloom in South Florida has been on the minds of all summer beach-goers and outdoor adventurers. The cyanobacteria that causes the blue-green sludge on the surface of our bodies of water also produces potent toxins.
No. That would be an oxymoron, like jumbo shrimp or big baby. You can have the words “non-toxic” but you can’t combine them with the word “pesticide.” Any type of non-toxic substance wouldn’t help your pest problem. But most people are misinformed.
The ritual of bringing down boxes from the attic to decorate for the holiday season is all too familiar but there’s something else you need to think about. Is there something lurking in those boxes full of sparkly holiday joy?
Congratulations, you’ve survived the summer! What does that even mean? Not that death comes any easier to residents of South Florida in the summertime, but let’s admit it…the heat is killer! It’s inescapable. What else?
If you haven’t heard, there’s this whole honeybee movement now. “Save the bees! They’re endangered!” Bee activists are claiming that pesticides are the number one killer of honeybee colonies.
To say that Jupiter, Florida is diverse is an understatement. You have the new families settling in the ungated neighborhoods off of Central Boulevard and Loxahatchee River Road. You’ll find clusters of retirees scattered about Tequesta.
Have you ever walked your yard and almost broken your neck because the turf you were stepping on caved? If so, you’ve most likely stepped on a mole runway. But before you start rolling out the hose to take care of this critter “Caddyshack style,” you may want