Types of Household Ants

Ask any of our pest control experts and they will all agree that the number one household pest is the ant. No matter the season, ants are always unwanted house guests as they can enter your home through the tiniest of cracks. Once they’ve made their way to their...

A Bird’s Eye View to the Ideal Garden for Hummingbirds

Summer is here and that means it’s time for backyard BBQs, garden parties, splashing around in the pool, and no school for the kids! While you may remember to make your home and backyard look nice for friends and family, it’s especially important to ensure that other...

Bugs That Really Suck!

Bugs are a just a part of life in Florida, as much as some of us wish that they weren’t. To put it colloquially, bugs can really suck! There are a variety of insects that thrive by biting and sucking the nutrients from living things. There are the pesky bugs that bite...

What It Takes to Grow Succulents

Succulents have grown trendier by the year and are the perfect decorative addition to any home, garden, or office space. The diverse group of plants comes in a variety of colors, shapes, and sizes and requires such minimal care that they’re sure to thrive in whatever...

What Are Formosan Termites and How Can I Spot Them?

What are creamy white to brown, have six legs, and are about a half an inch long? Formosan Termites! These termites fall into one of three groups: reproductive, soldiers, or workers, and they are often referred to as “super termites” as they are the most aggressive of...

Bringing the Butterflies to You

Gardens are innately a beautiful thing to behold, but a garden with butterflies? That’s just heavenly! Contrary to what you may think, gardening for the purpose of attracting butterflies is not difficult at all. Effective butterfly gardens don’t require a large amount...

Don’t Allow Household Pests to Spring Break Into Your Home!

The saying goes that, in life, we must take the bad with the good. When it comes to living in Florida, the good is the sunny days, ocean breezes and tropical climate. The bad is the pests, which apparently seem to enjoy the Florida lifestyle, too! With an ecosystem as...

Stop and Smell the Roses

Happy spring! We love our roses here in northeast Florida because they give us beautiful blooms all year round. Right now, we have Fortuniana rootstock roses in our Garden Center, and they are especially amazing – not to mention, hard to find! Something else we have...

Weed Control

You work hard to maintain a beautiful, thick, and green lawn; but somehow, those weeds just keep coming back.  How do you finally get rid of the crabgrass in your Florida lawn? A great first step is making sure that your turf or yard is free of pests. Often times,...