Author: Joyce Starr

Emory oak
AZ, Phoenix, Tree care

7 Best Native Trees for Phoenix

Using native trees in your Phoenix landscape offers shade and heat relief and won’t rob the precious water supply, as their water requirements are lower compared to nonnative species. Below are native trees of Arizona that are suitable for a variety of landscape sizes and needs and best all, thrive […]

German cockroach
Florida, Orlando, FL, Pest control

Most-Common Orlando Insect Pests

Whether your new Orlando home is newly constructed or preowned, multiple pests may call the residence “home sweet home” too. With its year-round warm temperatures, subtropical climate and humidity, Florida, including Orlando is one of the buggiest locations in the United States. Below we’ve outlined some of the most-common Orlando […]

Queen palm
Florida, Orlando, FL, Tree care

5 Worst Trees to Plant in Orlando

Trees benefit our environment in a host of ways and can bring beauty and increase the value of your Orlando home. However, regardless of their good looks, not all trees are suitable for planting in your landscape. Whether they have a low wind resistance, weak wood, aggressive root system or […]

Pest control

Controlling Fleas in Your Yard

Anyone who has lived through a flea infestation knows how miserable it can become. When they invade, your pets won’t be the only ones scratching. You will be itching too, as the tiny pests find you just as tasty as Fluffy and Mr. Bones. Flea Facts The best flea defense […]

American cockroach
Pest control

Cockroach Control: How to Get Rid of Cockroaches for Good

When most people think about cockroaches, feelings of disgust encompass them imagining these filth and germ-ridden pests scurrying across surfaces inside the home.However, not all cockroaches live indoors. Various types prefer an outdoor habitat where they still reside in filth, dirt and debris. We’ve outlined the most common outdoor cockroach species, […]

Bumpy, uneven lawn
General Lawn Care

Tips for Leveling a Lawn

Is your entire lawn or areas of the lawn suffering a sudden identify crisis due to ruts, low spots small hills or ridges, leading to an uneven lawn? When your lawn isn’t level it can lose its once-pristine look, and lead to damage and even accidents due to the ruts […]