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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.

There is no fertilizer application ban in Pinellas, it is a nitrogen blackout.

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


Sugarcane Mosaic Virus is infecting lawns in Pinellas County. The most impacted areas are south of 38th Ave N and concentrated along the coastal areas.

The weed with large round green leaves growing in your St Augustine grass lawn is dollar weed, It has white stems below ground and returns every year


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


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