Naples Lawn Care- March Tips

Spring is coming and that means one thing. The dry season is here. This time of year we receive the least amount of rainfall until the summer rains begin. Now is the time to check your irrigation system to be sure your lawn is not over/under watered. Plants that are ready to bloom in spring…

Rugose Spiraling Whitefly

Rugose Spiraling Whitefly is the newest pest to invade Naples’ landscapes. Unlike the ficus whitefly, which has a specific host, RSW will attack over 100 different plant species including palms, white bird of paradise, and oak trees. RSW is easy to identify because it creates a large white spiraling pattern on the underside of the…

Overlooked Weed Control Tool In Turf

In Florida, there are many species of weeds that can compete with your lawn.Some weeds are easy to control, others such as crab grass and carpet-grass are more of a challenge. One tool often overlooked as a preventative measure is proper turf fertilization. A healthy lawn will inhibit sunlight from reaching germinating weed seeds. Maintaining…

Chinch Bugs Love Hot Dry Weather

Chinch bug season is here in Naples. Look for brown dead patches in your lawn, especially near street curbs and in dry sunny areas of your lawn. Grass blades near the edges of the dead brown areas will have a yellowish color. Grass that is under watered is especially vulnerable to chinch bugs. As rainy season…