Florida

Palmetto Bugs

What is a Palmetto Bug? A Palmetto bug is another (nicer) name given to the generally nasty American cockroach.  Although adult palmetto bugs do have wings, they usually run very quickly and rarely fly. The Palmetto bug (American cockroach) is the largest cockroach to infest homes. Males and females grow to be about the same size Palmetto Bugs

Fertilization and Pollution

With concerns about ground water pollution, Florida and other states are implementing restrictions against the use of phosphorous in fertilizers and restricting the amount of nitrogen in a fertilizer.  What can you do to protect the ground water but still keep your lawn healthy and green? Organic lawn care can help reduce fertilizer runoff and protect Fertilization and Pollution

Pest Control Tips – Whiteflies

Adult whiteflies look like small white moths, but are actually closely related to sap-sucking aphids.. They are approximately 1mm long. Whiteflies do not hibernate and must need  a suitable host all year.  Consequently mild, warm Florida weather provides an ideal environment for whiteflies. An adult female whitefly can lay up to 200 eggs. In warm weather egg-laying Pest Control Tips – Whiteflies