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Lawn Management Tips

As people are savoring time spent outdoors many are getting out and enjoying their yards. When thinking about managing …

Fire Ants: Wanted Dead Not Alive

Fire Ant Resources & Control Methods The red imported fire ant, commonly referred to as “fire ants”, is an invasive …

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Starting Your Own Garden

If you are thinking about planting a garden this spring we have some resources that you may find helpful. For …

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