Lawn + Outdoor

What’s Wrong with My St. Augustine Grass?

The later we get into the summer, the more often our customers ask about problems with their St. Augustine grass lawns. A lot of things can go wrong with even the healthiest lawns in our area, but there are three very common causes of lawn damage to watch for: chinch bugs, sod webworms, and gray…

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Help Your Lawn Tolerate Drought Conditions

There’s finally some rain in the forecast after a long stretch of unseasonably high temperatures in Northeast Florida, but the hottest months are still to come. This early scorcher and prolonged lack of rain means that lawns are stressed much earlier this year, which may make your turf even more vulnerable in the weeks ahead.…

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Do You Need Pest Control in Winter Months?

It may seem that pest control isn’t necessary in winter months, but this is the time of year that several types of pests look for shelter, food and water indoors. Winter is also the time to check your lawn for pests and weeds, and apply pre-emergent weed control so that your yard will be in…

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Tips for Summer Lawn Care

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Most Florida turf grasses can tolerate some tough conditions, but there’s no avoiding summer lawn problems now that we’re moving into the hottest months of the year. Drought and extreme temperatures, over- or under-watering, improper mowing and nutrient deficiencies each bring their own kinds of stresses on your lawn, making them vulnerable to a range…

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Everything You Need to Know About Lawn Care

A healthy lawn adds to your home’s curb appeal while giving you and your family a great space to enjoy the outdoors. Read on for our best tips for lawn care, including proper watering and mowing, plus a guide to lawn pests. (For the ultimate convenience, our lawn and outdoor services make it easy to…

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Brown Circles On Your Lawn? It Could Be Brown Patch Fungus

  If you have circular areas of dying grass in your yard that remind you of small crop circles, aliens haven’t paid you a visit, but a fungal disease may have. Left unchecked, it has the potential to destroy your entire lawn. Here’s what you need to know about brown patch fungus, also known as…

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Tropical Sod Webworms: Tiny Pests Cause Big Problems

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Large, brown patches of grass in your lawn can be due to a number of problems, but if it’s early fall and you’ve noticed an unusual number of moths hovering over your St. Augustine grass, tropical sod webworms could be the culprits. If these lawn pests are keeping you out of the running for yard…

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Lawn Problems? Mowing Makes a Difference

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If there’s one thing that St. Augustine grass—the most common type in our area—doesn’t like, it’s improper lawn mowing. It’s tempting to cut the lawn as short as possible in order to go longer between mowing sessions, but it’s risking the health of your lawn. Mowing at the right height is an important part of…

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Get Your Orlando Yard Ready For Spring!

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Nurseries and home improvement stores across Orlando are stocking up on plants and gardening supplies as homeowners’ thoughts turn to spring. If you’re planning to freshen up your landscape, make sure you can relax and enjoy the results of your hard work by letting Turner Pest Control keep your yard looking good and pest-free. We…

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Here Come The Springtime Pests!

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The weather is just about perfect for getting back to everything we love about the outdoors, except for one thing: those pesky insects! Florida pests are out and about, looking for food, water, shelter, and places to breed. At best, insects are annoying; at worst, they can be destructive to your property or even pose…

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