What should you do for your St Augustine grass lawn during the colder winter months in Florida. Does it need fertilizer, water and insect control?
Finding a few ants in the house is no reason for concern, but when you see 1000’s form a conga line, time to call a professional. The ants have set up a complex system to move food from your kitchen to their nest.
Lawn Moths flit, dart, and fly about your lawn in the shadows and shade laying eggs in the grass. The lawn moth does no damage to the lawn but the eggs hatch into sod webworms.
You can tell if you have Sod webworms in St Augustine grass lawns by looking for the chewed edges of the grass leaf and shorter grass in areas of your lawn
For the Pinellas County urban environment, a St Augustine lawn is the best. A healthy lawn is good for the environment and is good for you. A St Augustine lawn is a biological filter around your home that cleans, filters, cools and looks great
Organic Lawn Care Tip: Mow St Augustine grass at 3" or higher and you will your lawn will require less water, fertilizer, and pesticides to look great.
Are the chemicals – fertilizers, insecticides and herbicides - used for lawn care harmful to humans and pets? Learn more
Why does Pinellas County, FL have water restrictions when there is no shortage of well or reclaimed water? I wrote SWFWMD to find out why.
Lawn spraying that is owned and operated by a local expert is best. APL Lawn Spraying is owned and operated by Rick Orr, agronomist of St Petersburg, FL
Lawn Myth: A lawn isn’t a lawn unless it is short, like a golf course or it is just a hayfield. Not True! A lawn is a lawn when it looks good.
Small tan or straw-colored spots in your St Augustine grass lawn is Dollar Spot. They can be a few or many and make the lawn appear blotchy or spotted. Dollar spot signals your lawn is ready for a feeding
Lawn Spraying is a service that delivers to your home a mixture of fertilizer, insecticides, and herbicide and spreads it evenly over your lawn
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
The spongy cushiony feel of a St Augustine lawn is natural and necessary for the survival and health of a St Augustine lawn. Thatch is not a serious problem in St Agustine lawns
The best mowing height for St Augustine turf grass lawns is 4" or higher. Lawn damage, brown spots and dead thin turf are caused by mowing height below 4”