Termites are swarming!

South Florida’s humid climate plus the recent rains offer the perfect environment for swarming termites and Florida is home to several kinds of termites that cause damage, including subterranean, drywood, Formosan and dampwood termites.Clouds of termites known as swarmers, develop wings and fly to where they establish new colonies. They are often mistaken for flying 

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Lawn mowing facts in Jupiter and The Villages FL

Here are some lawn mowing facts that will help you keep your lawn healthy and enhance the turf’s density, color, and uniformly, while at the same time decreasing weeds and diseases. Mowing height and frequency determine how healthy and attractive your lawn looks. The height of the mower blade must be tall enough for the 

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Subterranean termite control facts in Belleview and Jupiter FL

Subterranean termites are social insects who live in underground colonies. Colonies consist of a queen who lays eggs, a king who fertilizes eggs, soldiers protecting the colony and workers who tend to the immature termites, the queen and forage for food. Subterranean termite workers forage for sources of cellulose, their food source, through tunnels they 

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Swarming termites are early this spring in Jupiter and Belleview FL

Subterranean swarming termites season is here in earnest. While working with Bates Exterminating in Jupiter Farms, Manny Morales came across a subterranean termite swarm in a pine tree. This is unusual, only because of the time and our weather when it happened. Subterranean termites normally swarm in February, but only after a rain followed by 

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Grubs can wreak havoc on lawns in Jupiter & Belleview FL

Grubs in South Florida lawns often go undetected until significant damage to you lawn is already done. They live in the soil and feed on the tender roots of your grass. Because they lurk beneath the soil’s surface, their presence is usually noticed only after the damage has begun. The highest concentration of grubs can 

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Mole crickets are serious turf pests in Jupiter and Belleview FL

They are extremely unusual in appearance and they acquired their name because they resemble moles. Mole crickets are between one to two inches long and have what appear to be hands uniquely adapted for digging, allowing these insects to tunnel through the soil. Much like moles, they nest in lawns and feed on grubs and 

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Irrigation Tips in Jupiter and Belleview FL

Jupiter and Belleview or West Palm Beach all have the same weather patterns and all the same irrigation needs. Recent Weather Patterns Recent weather patterns have consisted of hot and windy periods punctuated by dry, cool fronts. This is not conducive to maintaining the proper amounts of water the soil needs to cultivate and maintain 

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