Did you know that changes in temperature and precipitation patterns can also change the population levels and competitive ability of pests? With the change in weather, the unwanted guests in your home vary because they too need favorable conditions to thrive. Here’s how weather can affect the most common insects and other pests in your… Continue reading How The Seasons Affect Insect Pests
Storm Damage Cleanup – Disaster Response and Recovery – Florida Storms are a fact of life here in Florida. Between the months of June-November we can experience tornadoes and hurricanes and can see a lot of lightning. Many times trees are damaged and actually destroyed in these storms. Having "split trunks”, which means the whole… Continue reading STORM DAMAGE CLEAN UP
Tree Service New Port Richey (727)847-1553 This tree service company is a division of 3 Season’s Lawn and Landscape Inc. The company is located in the heart of Pasco County in New Port Richey, Florida and services: West Pasco, Hernando, and North Pinellas Counties. 3 Season’s Tree Division has serviced and safely taken down trees in: ClearwaterPalm Harbor Safety Harbor Tarpon… Continue reading NEW PORT RICHEY TREE SERVICES
A Turf Destroying Insect The Southern Chinch Bug is a common insect pest of St. Augustine Grass. Chinch bug population-control is an important factor when caring for your lawn, as these turf-destroying insects can cover 400 ft in under an hour, leaving nothing but dead grass behind. Identifying These Pests When an infestation occurs, you… Continue reading Southern Chinch Bugs
Nowadays there are many jobs around the home that can be handled without professional help, but pest control should not be among your D.I.Y. projects. Here’s why: THERE'S A BIGGER PICTURE Most homeowners will only treat what they can see, but the real infestation won’t be advertised. The worst problems tend to be inside walls… Continue reading Pest Control: Why You Shouldn’t D.I.Y.
While spiders may not cause as much damage as other pests will, they can still be a nuisance and sometimes even dangerous. Some spiders, like the Brown Recluse or Black Widow, are venomous and can pose serious health threats. Others, like the American House Spider, may not be as harmful but that doesn’t mean they’re… Continue reading Spiders In The House
Mosquito Season Summertime is right around the corner and you know what that means: mosquitoes are too. Here's what you need to know: Mosquitoes & Water It’s true that mosquitoes are more common where there is water, and this is due to their attraction to moisture. Female mosquitoes lay their eggs on the surface of… Continue reading Mosquito
ANT INVASION Ants are an extremely common pest. They don’t typically live in your house, but they will make frequent visits if they know they have a constant source of food. In order to keep them out, it’s helpful to first understand why they might be invading your home in the first place. FOOD SOURCE… Continue reading Ants Getting In Your Home?
Almost anything that’s living and breathing needs water in order to survive. Unfortunately, that includes pests. If you are having chronic pest problems, you could have an excess of moisture in your home. Here are the most common pests that are attracted to water in your home: COCKROACHES The German Cockroach is the most common… Continue reading The Pest That Love Moisture
Fire ants, which carry a dangerous sting, are survival experts that can adapt to most conditions and environments. Fire ants make their homes underground that consist of hundreds of passageways and chambers. During heavy rainfall or flooding, their homes are filled with water and the fire ants are forced to evacuate. After a good rain,… Continue reading The Fire Ant Raft
As many people know, summer is a prime pest season. But that doesn’t mean they go completely inactive during the winter. In fact, pests are more likely to invade your home in order to seek warmth and shelter. Pests are just trying to survive, and your home provides what they need in order to do… Continue reading Winter Pest invasion
What Are Pantry Pests? If you haven't encountered them before, pantry pests are critters such as beetles, moths, ants, and earwigs. Though they may not pose an extreme threat, they can still be a major nuisance due to their quick ability to infest an area. How Do They Get In The Home? Pantry pests are… Continue reading Pantry Pests
German Cockroaches: A Common Household Pest German Cockroaches are found throughout the world and commonly found where food, moisture, and dark places are available. They contaminate food, leave stains, create foul odors and carry disease organisms. The German Cockroach is a small species of cockroach, usually only about 101-106 cm long. They are a lighter… Continue reading GERMAN COCKROACHES
Living in Florida, our lawn goals are to have a beautiful St. Augustine lawn. If you’re unfamiliar, this is a warm-season type of grass that is perfect for tropical & subtropical regions. St. Augustine is dark green in color, with broad and flat blades, which forms a thick sod and is good at crowding out… Continue reading St Augustine Lawn
Watering Your Grass The best time to water your grass is in the morning, and there are a few reasons why. The first one being so that it has more time to dry throughout the day. A wet lawn at night can lead… Continue reading Grass: Keeping It Hydrated
Outdoor Pest Control Enjoying the fresh air should be relaxing and worry-free, but having an infestation of pests can have the opposite effect. When trying to keep your outdoor living spaces pest-free, there are several preventative measures that you can take. Avoid putting trash receptacles near areas you plan on spending your time. If you… Continue reading Outdoor Pest Control
Truthfully, if you compare DIY work vs. a Lawn Care company, it makes a whole lot more sense to hire a professional to do it for you. Taking care of your lawn is a lot more than just mowing and watering. With different seasons bringing in different turf diseases, weeds popping up all over,… Continue reading Should You Hire A Lawn Care Service?
Winter is leaving us, and you know what that means – Spring is almost here. The cold weather can leave your grass, trees, and shrubs weak and hungry; but with a little incentive and a plan of action, you can get your yard ready for the growing season ahead. Spring Clean Up The first thing… Continue reading Spring Is Coming!
Mulching Mulching is one of the best things you can do for your landscape to give your home a beautiful, finished appearance! In addition to decorative value, mulching offers many benefits to your soil and plants. Choosing a natural-based mulch rather than one made of rubber or gravel increases the advantages to mulching. Protection Mulching … Continue reading Mulching: The Benefits
What Are Crape Myrtles? Crape Myrtles are an ornamental Asian shrub or small tree with bright colored crinkled pedals. They typically grow in warmer climates of the world, so they are a common plant in Florida. Crape Myrtles provide a remarkable addition to your landscape and are bought frequently for their vibrant colors. They… Continue reading Crape Myrtles