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.

One of the foremost benefits of living in Southwest Florida is the ability to have a beautiful landscape all year-round.

Lawn Care Fort Myers

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

Your family can enjoy a well-cared for environment even in winter when the rest of the country is shivering under a blanket of snow. We have a unique, wonderful climate in Fort Myers, Cape Coral and Naples, one that encourages green growth twelve months a year.

In order to make the ideal use of our year-round sunny weather and warm temperatures, you want to select the optimal plants for your landscape — trees and shrubs that will thrive in our subtropical climate.

Choosing appropriate plants for your yard ensures that you use less water, fertilizer, and pesticides, and that your plants will require less day-to-day care.

Some excellent choices include croton, pitch apple, dwarf red ixora, natal plum, pygmy date palm, and the dwarf bougainvillea “Helen Johnson.”

Shrub and Tree Care Fort Myers

Other desirable plants for our unique environment are Florida natives. These plants thrive in our alternating wet and dry seasons. They’re heat resistant, drought tolerant, and less threatened by many of the pests that live in our area.

Some beautiful options to try include:

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Fort Myers Naples Florida Friendly Landscaping Irrigation 02It’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

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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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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Looking for a Cape Coral Pest Control Company to Help Rid You of Your Cricket Problem?

This is the fourteenth installment of 15 Household Bugs in SW Florida That May Freak You Out which can be downloaded from our free eBook library.

The most famous cricket of all time has to be Jiminy Cricket. He has one thing in common with his nonfictional cricket friends:

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8: Looking to Get Rid of Carpenter Ants in Cape Coral?

Posted by Keith Ruebeling On July 18th

Looking to Get Rid of Carpenter Ants in Cape Coral?

This is the eighth installment of 15 Household Bugs in SW Florida That May Freak You Out, which can be downloaded from our free eBook library.

If you have large, reddish brown ants in your home, you might have carpenter ants. These ants are often half an inch long and have chunky body parts. Their size can be intimidating and even a little freaky. Many carpenter ants are wingless, but large colonies do have ants with wings.

As their name implies, carpenter ants love wood. Unlike termites however, the Florida carpenter ant will not eat the wood in your home. Unfortunately, they love to nest in your attic and in wall voids.

In most cases, carpenter ants have a main nest outside your home in a nearby tree or stump. However, given enough time, they may establish a secondary nest inside your home. Carpenter ants prefer wood that is rotting or wet. If the wood in your house is not water damaged, you are less likely to have a problem with these ants. With proper home maintenance (fixing leaky plumbing and keeping wood painted and sealed), you will reduce your chances of an infestation.

Homeowners have a very difficult time fixing carpenter ant problems on their own because the primary nest can be hard to find. Often, you need a Cape Coral pest control professional that is knowledgeable about carpenter ant habitats and preferences to help to get rid of them permanently.

We do find it helpful when homeowners keep a careful eye on their carpenter ants before calling us. Keep notes on things like:

11 Ways to Ensure You Have the Greenest Healthiest Lawn in Your Neighborhood

Is your lawn suffering from:

  • Pests (Termites, Chinch Bugs, etc…)
  • Diseases
  • Brown patches or gray spots
  • Weeds
  • Wild looking trees & bushes

Fort Myers lawn care is going to be in your future!

Download your free copy of the “11 Ways to Ensure You Have the Greenest, Healthiest Lawn in Your Neighborhood” eBook today to learn about:

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#11: Get Proper Tree & Shrub Care

Posted by Keith Ruebeling On January 11th

Tree & Shrub Care

This is the 11th installment in “11 Ways to Ensure You Have the Greenest, Healthiest Lawn in Your Neighborhood which can be downloaded for FREE from our library of eBooks.

Palm trees can be a great addition to a yard. They can frame a space or be ornamental when standing alone. Many varieties are ideal for planting in southwest Florida:

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#9: Proper Lawn Care for Southwest Florida

Posted by Keith Ruebeling On December 14th

Lawn Care

This is the 9th installment in “11 Ways to Ensure You Have the Greenest, Healthiest Lawn in Your Neighborhood which can be downloaded for FREE from our library of eBooks.

With the right attention, any lawn can be beautiful. By learning how to properly plan for and care for your yard, you can keep it thick and healthy for years to come.

Selecting the Right Grass

If you are just starting out, it’s imperative to choose…

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Termite Control

This is the 8th installment in “11 Ways to Ensure You Have the Greenest, Healthiest Lawn in Your Neighborhood which can be downloaded for FREE from our library of eBooks.

Cape Coral Pest control for your lawn is important, but we understand that you want to keep your costs as low as possible. If you suffer from…
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