Lawn Pest Control
Here in South Florida, many pests can live and feed on plant life around our home. Some are seasonal and some thrive outside year-round.
Some insects simply live in/around your grass, shrubs, or trees. Others are actually feeding on your turf or ornamentals. Not only does this cause unsightly damage, but plant-feeding pests can actually kill the plant life around your home!
Treatment for these pests vary. Here's how:
Best for insects that live on or around turf, ornamentals, and trees
Best for insects that feed on turf, ornamentals, and trees
The insecticide is applied topically, leaving a residual behind for the insect to walk through. Over time, the residual can be weakened by rain.
The insecticide is applied topically or through injections, absorbing into the plant. Over time, the residual is not weakened by rain.
Effective when the insect comes in contact with the pesticide, typically by being drenched or walking through the application
Effective when the insect ingests the insecticide, typically by feeding on the plant
Typically applied monthly, bimonthly, or quarterly to control
Typically applied quarterly to control
Whitefly damage on a ficus hedge before and after treatment with a systemic insecticide
Chinch bug damage before and after treatment with a systemic insecticide
Caterpillar damage on Oleander
Both contact and systemic insecticides are typically applied by a liquid spray, but can also be applied by spreading granules on and around the targeted plant life.
Most lawn treatments will require you to keep your animals off the lawn until the product dries, (2-3 hours). Once the product is dry, pets can safely walk on the grass.
Hero Pest Solutions has the experience to personalize a lawn treatment plan for your specific lawn issue. If you are interested in this service and would like more information,
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