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NUTSEDGE AND YOUR LAWN

Nutsedge is an aggressive weed that can cause trouble for your lawn. They most often escape control because they’re not like weed grasses or broadleaf weeds that are targeted by most weed killers. These perennial weeds are sedges that come back year after year and reproduce in ways that complicate their control. Nutsedge makes itself … Read more

KNOW YOUR STINGING INSECTS

Have you been stung by a stinging insect? Not sure what kind of stinging insect it was? We can help you figure that out. Stinging insects can include: wasps, hornets, bees, yellow jackets and mud daubers. The National Pest Management Association reports that stinging insects send more than half a million people to the emergency … Read more

THRIPS AND YOUR PLANTS

What are thrips you might be asking. Thrips are small insects about as big as a needle. Worldwide you can find them feeding on plants by sucking the juices out of them. This causes severe damage to the plants and can even transmit viruses to them. The lifecycle of thrips depends on the species, location … Read more

SCALE AND YOUR PLANTS

Scale are sap sucking pests that attach themselves to the twigs, branches, leaves and fruit of host plants. Common on backyard trees, ornamental shrubs, greenhouse plants and house plants. There are over 1,000 species of scale insects that exist in North America. They’re oddly shaped and immobile pests that often resemble shell-like bumps rather than … Read more

MEALYBUGS ON PLANTS

Mealybugs are a common plant sucking insect that can be a problem in areas like greenhouses, gardens, ornamentals and indoor plants. They’re found in warmer growing climates like Florida. Mealybugs are soft bodied, oval shaped, wingless insects that often appears as a white cottony mass on the leaves, stems and fruit of the plants. Normally … Read more

HOW TO CARE FOR YOUR LAWN

Here at Palm Coast Pest Control, we off a variety of lawn care services including spraying for insects, fungus, weeds, fire ants and fertilizing. Caring for your lawn though requires other aspects too, like correct mowing and watering. A lot of times doing those incorrectly can make problems like pests, fungus and weeds arise. Let’s … Read more