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This Weed Has Round Leaves Similar to Dollar Weed but is Dichondra

Dichondra looks like Dollar Weed but Dichondra has a small round light green leaves and grows low to the ground in shade areas

Restoring HOA Common Areas can be done with Lawn Spraying (Fertility and Pest Management)

Saving HOA money on landscape maintenance for common areas is important. Good lawn spraying can restore common areas to their original beauty.

Lawn Moths/Sod Webworms

Lawn moths are little tan or white small moths  you see fly around in shady areas of your St Augustine turf grass lawn when you walk through the lawn.

Thatch in St Augustine Lawns

St Augustine grass does not create thatch problems and does not need to be verti-cut or dethatched. Do not remove thatch from a St Augustine grass lawn.

What are Those Little Green Worms Hanging from Oaks Trees
You are walking along fiddling with your phone and BAM!, you walk into a caterpillar hanging by a silk like thread from an Oak tree – not exactly a highlight of your day. What are these aerial assault caterpillars and are they a problem to you or the tree?
Nitrogen Blackout Mandated By SWFWMD a Success and a Failure
What to Expect in the Fall From Your St Augustine Lawn

Every fall I’m asked “Why does my lawn look like it is dying?”. The lawn isn’t dying, it is transitioning from summer growth to winter semi dormancy.

Florida Department of Environmental Protection Proves St Augustine Lawns are Good for the Environment
A recent study by funded by the Florida Department of Environmental Protection (FDEP) proves St Augustine lawns do not pollute.
Lawn Spraying is not Polluting

Critics of lawn chemicals claim that lawn chemicals are toxic to humans and pets and the lawn is harmful to the environment because it is not natural.

Water Restrictions: Once (1x) per Week is Not Enough

Water restrictions can ruin or kill a St Augustine grass lawn. Learn how to save water watering your lawn and grow your lawn in St Petersburg, FL

Truth About Weed Control

Killing weeds without killing a St Augustine grass lawn is difficult. What weed killer or herbicide, when to apply herbicides and how much herbicide to use

Brown Patch: When Turf has a Winter Cold

Brown Patch is a cool weather fungus that when conditions are perfect, can cause cosmetic damage but not kill St Augustine turf grass lawns.

Alert: Snowbush Spanworm
Snowbush Spanworm, a yellow green caterpillar will eat every leaf (defoliate) off a Snowbush leaving nothing a bare twigs where a Snowbush once grew.