Pest Control Services for Life - Family-Friendly Pest Prevention – Larue Pest Management, Inc.

Pest Control Services for Life

Family-Friendly Pest Prevention – Larue Pest Management, Inc.

Chikungunya Virus Mosquito Protection Protecting Your Family from Chikungunya Virus   What You Need to KnowThe Chikungunya virus has been reported right here in Southwest Florida.

There’s been a lot of news about the Chikungunya virus since it was recently reported in our area. That’s because for the most part, mainland America has not been subject to it’s wrath, while in other parts of the world outbreaks are more common.

It first started showing up in the Caribbean about a year ago, and quickly spread to more than 20,000 cases. An alarming statistic for local mosquito control who are working to come up with strategy for combating a potential outbreak locally.

If you live in or around Naples, Fort Myers or Cape Coral it’s so important to us that you learn how to prevent mosquitoes from attacking your family with this debilitating disease.

Here’s what you need to know about this virus: Read the rest of this entry »

Is it just me, or is there something about Spring that makes you really want to get out and enjoy your yard?

But it can be hard to relax and enjoy when your trees look like this…

12 Landscaping Tips for a Florida Friendly Yard Rugose Spiraling Whitefly Palm Landscaping Tip #6   How to Keep Your Yard Protected from Rugose Spiraling Whiteflies

This is the sixth of 12 Landscaping Tips for a Florida-Friendly Yard, which can be downloaded from our free eBook library.

Recently, we’ve discovered a new threat to the beauty of our tropical landscapes: the Rugose Spiraling Whitefly. This particular whitefly first appeared in Florida in 2009 and is believed to have arrived from Central America. The Rugose Spiraling Whitefly can attack a wide range of host plants — from gumbo limbos and cocoplums to live oaks, mangoes, and a variety of palms.

Have your plants been infested by Rugose Spiraling Whiteflies? Read the rest of this entry »

Palm trees are an indispensable part of the Southwest Florida landscape—nothing says paradise like our majestic palms.

Palm Tree Care Fort Myers Naples 1 Landscaping Tip #5   Are You Giving Your Palms the Care They Need?

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The sub-tropical climate of Fort Myers and Naples offer unique challenges in maintaining your landscape.

You really need to consider a lawn care program that’s specifically designed for South West Florida’s soil and weather conditions.

Larue Lawn Care Naples Fort Myers Landscaping Tip #4   What You Need to Know About Lawn Care in Naples and Fort Myers

This is the fourth of 12 Landscaping Tips for a Florida-Friendly Yard, which can be downloaded from our free eBook library.

To keep an eye-catching lawn looking fresh all year round, you will need to consider optimal nutrients for your landscape.

Fertilizing your lawn will: Read the rest of this entry »

In order to keep your system running at peak performance, proper irrigation maintenance is essential.

Fort Myers Naples Irrigation Repair Landscaping Tip #3   Irrigation Maintenance in Fort Myers and Naples: How to Keep Your Sprinkler System Headache Free

This is the third of 12 Landscaping Tips for a Florida-Friendly Yard, which can be downloaded from our free eBook library.

Just as you take your car in for regular oil changes and tune-ups, maintaining your sprinkler system so that it runs optimally ensures your yard will stay healthy and green.

One of the most important ways to keep your your landscape beautiful is to perform routine inspections on your irrigation system. This way you can determine if your sprinklers are performing optimally and there are no problems in the system.

For the Do-It-Yourselfers… Read the rest of this entry »

Fort Myers Naples Florida Friendly Landscaping Irrigation 02 Landscaping Tip #2   Your Irrigation Needs: How to Conserve Water in a Florida Friendly YardIt’s hard to imagine that a state bordered on three sides by water might ever need to think about water conservation.

With thousands of lakes and many streams and rivers, Florida seems certifiably drenched.

But much of that water is not available for our use, and in our unique climate of alternating wet and dry seasons water can often become a scarce resource.

Florida suffered one of the worst droughts in the state’s history as recently as 2001. Today, a number of initiatives are in place to ensure the proper management of this precious limited resource.

By knowing and following Florida’s water conservation best-practices, you can ensure that your landscape will be beautiful for your family and for future generations.

This is the second of 12 Landscaping Tips for a Florida-Friendly Yard, which can be downloaded from our free eBook library.

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Landscaping Tips Proper Irrigation Bougainvillea Landscaping Tip #1   Learn How Proper Irrigation Can Help Create a Florida Friendly Yard

This is the first of 12 Landscaping Tips for a Florida-Friendly Yard, which can be downloaded from our free eBook library.

Many people in Southwest Florida make the mistake of over-watering, especially in the scorching summer months.

Who wouldn’t want a cool drink when it’s blazing hot outside?

But over-soaking your yard can cause problems for your Florida landscape. Too much water leads to shallow root systems in many plants, and shallow roots contribute to pest and disease problems for your yard.

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12 Landscaping Tips for a Florida-Friendly Yard

Posted by Keith Ruebeling On December 11th

12 Landscaping Tips for a Florida Friendly Yard 12 Landscaping Tips for a Florida Friendly Yard

Southwest Florida is a subtropical paradise with blue skies in winter and lush greenery all year round.

You want your landscape to be healthy and beautiful so your family can enjoy this stunning location, but knowing just what to do to keep your yard looking its best can be a challenge.

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Larue is Our Name and Education is Our Game!

Posted by Keith Ruebeling On October 29th

Have you ever wondered how to keep your grass green
or get rid of a household pest problem?

Where do you start when you want to learn more about any given topic?

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I bet the first thing you do is search the Internet for free, helpful information and photos… am I right?

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As we hope you know, we’re committed to providing the highest level of service for each of the solutions we provide!

We know how important it is to you to assure your home and your family are kept safe from the pests so prevalent in Southwest Florida – especially when it comes to bed bugs!

Bedbug Free Network Bed Bug Control   Weve joined the National bedbugFREE Network!

We’re happy to announce our approval into the national “bedbugFREE” network which assures you know our commitment to helping you — while gaining even more mastery in our business AND being true experts in our field, too!

You can learn more about how we help with bed bug control, or you see how we protect your family, home and office from bed bugs with these helpful links:

Please feel free to give us a call, or contact us, if we can help you with any of your pest control needs.

Have a great day,

Keith