Posts Tagged: florida

Organic Lawn Care – Lawn Services Are Changing!

Organic Lawn Care’s Future Let’s face it, the professional lawn care companies have never really embraced the concept because in spite of earlier claims from suppliers, customers complained about not being as green or beautiful as their neighbors. Things are changing! This year Rutgers offered a class on organic options for turf managers as a… Read more »

Moles and Voles – Which is it?

Control these Unwanted Pests in Michigan & Florida! Moles damage our beautiful (and expensive) lawns by burrowing under and in the root systems of lawns and gardens. They eat mostly worms and sometimes grubs but rarely feed on grass. However, their burrowing kills the grass leaving ugly scars and mounds. Voles also burrow under ground… Read more »

Lyctidae and Anobiidrae Powder Post Beetles

The Wooden Hole Mystery Are you finding tiny round holes in your wooden furniture or in your hardwood floors? Chances are you have an infestation of Lyctidae or Anobiidrae powder post beetles. If you find sawdust (frass) that is light in color chances are the infestation is active. If the sawdust is a darker color… Read more »

Bedbugs Policy Change in Florida – Department of Business and Professional Regulations

Bedbugs Still a Problem Florida hotels are changing their inspection policies to actively let inspectors into rooms to search for bedbugs. A new policy by the Department of Business and Professional Regulations, Division of Hotels and Restaurants, which provides for inspections, formal warnings and a prohibition on renting bed bug infested rooms is being instituted…. Read more »

Problems with Sod WebWorms in Florida Lawns

Tropical Sod Webworms Attack Of all the “Lepidoptera” lawn pests in Florida, the tropical sod webworm is the most damaging. It can attack all specie of lawns along the entire gulf coast of the United States. Most damage occurs in fall. Symptoms include browning spots about the size of a quarter. As the infestation worsens,… Read more »