Florida

German cockroach. Judy Gallagher, CC 2.0
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. Credit Mauro Halpern, CC 2.0
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 […]

Dung Deal: Zoos Offer Animal Compost for Lawns, Gardens
Columbus, OH, Environment, Gardening, General Lawn Care, Home and Garden, Kansas City, MO, Miami

Dung Deal: Zoos Offer Animal Compost for Lawns, Gardens

It’s a movement that has swept the nation, with the sweeping taking place behind elephants, giraffes, zebras and hippos: Zoos across the United States gather, compost and sell their animal waste to homeowners to beautify their gardens and lawns. “A lot of people tell us their gardens look amazing because […]

Hardiness Heat Zone Map For Miami Gardeners
FL, Miami

Hardiness Heat Zone Map For Miami Gardeners

If you’re a gardener, you’re familiar with the color-coded map on the back of seed packets and plant tags. The USDA Hardiness Zone Map informs us which plants can handle the winter in your area. But here in Miami, it’s not the cold that concerns us. Heat plays a significant […]