Sago palms are a beautiful plant that requires a large time commitment but not too much work to keep them looking great. If you purchase a young Sago palm it could be up to 13 years before it’s first flower blooms and 70-100 years before reaching it’s full height! Many gardeners keep their Sagos in… Read more »

Tropical Hibiscus provide your home with a beautiful pop of color that can last all year long if properly maintained. Because they are a tropical plant they need consistent warmth throughout the fall and winter to keep healthy. When temperatures in Central Florida drop below 40°F it is important to bring your plants indoors, making it more convenient to… Read more »

First things first on the Florida Carpenter Ant, they do not eat the wood in your home like a termite would. The common, large and brown Florida Carpenter Ant will eat rotten wood, but is not eating on the normal type of lumber found in a home. If you encounter the Florida Carpenter Ant you… Read more »

Heavy books and homework may not be the only thing your kids will be bringing home from school. More reports of bed bugs in schools across the country are coming in every day. Just as it sounds, it can be disastrous. Over the past decade, the number of reported bed bug infestations has exploded. This… Read more »

There are over one thousand different species of scorpions. The United States as a whole is home to about ninety species. Fortunately for Floridians, the state is known to house only three species, none of which deliver a sting that is fatal to humans. The three species of Floridian scorpions are the Bark Scorpion, the… Read more »

Here in Florida, we’re certainly not used to this chilly weather. It’s safe to say our plants aren’t either! Don’t forget about your landscape when you’re bundled up inside with the heat on. The plants need some TLC too! That’s why we’ve put together this handy guide for caring for your tropical plants when temperatures… Read more »

Another year, another set of resolutions to banish bad habits and improve our lives as we move forward. The beginning of the New Year is the perfect time to adopt positive behaviors. Whether you’re vowing to eat healthier, spend more time with your children or stick to your daily chores, making small changes to your… Read more »