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Is your Snowbush defoliated? Most likely it is the Snowbush spanworm. Snowbush Spanworm, a yellow-green caterpillar will eat every leaf (defoliate) of a Snowbush leaving nothing but bare twigs where a Snowbush once grew.

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


How to set up your irrigation system timer or controller to water your lawn enough to keep it alive, green and healthy and follow water restrictions


Mole crickets are big, ugly and can tear up a lawn. They fly and are attracted to light - clumsily flying around and often landing in pools. Usually the first sign of mole crickets is finding one in your pool.

The best method or way to remove, mulch, rake or burn  Live Oak tree leaves on a St Augustine grass lawn is to use a mulching mower


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?

A tree is more interesting and visually pleasing without the overgrown look caused by an abundance of small limbs. However, the removal of small limbs is not in the best interest of the tree. So how do you find that balance between beauty and health?

Stinging-biting insects like mosquitos and no-see-ums make outdoor life a pain. They also transmit diseases like Zika and West Nile virus to humans and heartworms to pets. However, there is a solution - With modern chemicals and products, you can make the outdoors a lot less painful

Trees are an essential element in the Pinellas landscape and proper maintenance is essential to maintain appearance, health, and safety. Pruning and trimming are primary care services a landscape tree will require to stay attractive, healthy, and safe. When is the best time to do tree pruning and trimming?

Sugarcane Mosaic Virus (SMV) is infecting lawns in Pinellas County. Mild to moderately infected lawns often recover and return to their natural beauty. The most impacted areas are south of 38th Ave N and concentrated along the coastal areas.

Those big brown cockroaches – AKA Palmetto Bug_  you see scurrying across the floor are forest insects. Sometimes while foraging for food and water in your landscape, they may wander into your home. They prefer the cool moist and dark forest floor to your kitchen floor.

Rats will often cohabitate with humans, preferring areas not frequented by other occupants like attics, crawl spaces, and overgrown plantings or trash piles. Rats making noise is often the first indication you have these unwanted house guests.

Learn why your newly sodded lawn looks so good when installed, why it is now failing and how to keep your newly installed lawn looking sod farm perfect.

Chinch bugs can destroy an entire lawn in weeks if not treated. The damage done by chinch bugs to St Augustine lawns is lethal and the lawn will not recover. To avoid expensive repairs, preventative treatments are necessary.

"Over-watering your lawn causes dollar weed" Fact Check: False. Overwatering doesn’t cause dollar weed, dollar weed causes dollar weed. If you reduce water to prevent, reduce or rid your lawn of dollar weed, the dollar weed remains and your lawn dies. Don’t despair, dollar weed can be controlled. Learn how here.