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Sugar Ants, Crazy Ants, and Household Ants - By Mark Govan, Host “Florida Gardening” on 970 WFLA
Sugar Ants, Crazy Ants, and Household Ants - By Mark Govan, Host “Florida Gardening” on 970 WFLA

One of the most frequent calls made to our company revolves around ants infesting the home. Some people describe these invaders in many different ways, “they are everywhere,”...

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Palm Deficiencies and Fertilization - By Mark Govan, Host “Florida Gardening” on 970WFLA
Palm Deficiencies and Fertilization - By Mark Govan, Host “Florida Gardening” on 970WFLA

Palm trees are a great addition to any landscape. Their beauty and stature can give your home that “Florida feel”. Some palms can be used as a privacy screen, while others may be used as small...

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Fertilizing your landscape and adding strawberries and onions to the garden– By Mark Govan, Host “Florida Gardening” on 970WFLA
Fertilizing your landscape and adding strawberries and onions to the garden– By Mark Govan, Host “Florida Gardening” on 970WFLA

October brings us an important time of the year with specific tasks we must perform to keep our landscapes healthy. Fertilization of our lawns and ornamental plants need to be completed now to give...

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What to do now – By Mark Govan, Host “Florida Gardening”
What to do now – By Mark Govan, Host “Florida Gardening”

Our summers are very harsh on our landscape plants, and turf grasses. Those of us fortunate enough to receive some rain can keep our plants hydrated and healthy. Unfortunately, many of us that live...

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What to do now – By Mark Govan, Host “Florida Gardening”
What to do now – By Mark Govan, Host “Florida Gardening”

As a garden enthusiast, I frequently tour homeowner gardens to see what types of plants they grow and how they perform in our area. Many of the plants I see, remind me of plants I have grown in the...

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What to do now – By Mark Govan, Host “Florida Gardening”
What to do now – By Mark Govan, Host “Florida Gardening”

One of the first signs I look for in determining when I should be getting ready for the fall planting season is when the commercial growers start getting their fields ready.

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What to do now – By Mark Govan, Host “Florida Gardening”
What to do now – By Mark Govan, Host “Florida Gardening”

The afternoon rains we have been receiving are a great change over last year. Normally, we have to wait until summer officially begins in order for our rainy season to bring us the precipitation...

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What to do this week... Maintaining your garden and fleas
What to do this week... Maintaining your garden and fleas

What to do now – By Mark Govan, Host “Florida Gardening” Many of us have planted our spring gardens and have been watching the steady growth of our seedling plants as they...

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What to do this week... Weeds, Weeds, Weeds
What to do this week... Weeds, Weeds, Weeds

What to do this week –By Mark Govan, Host “Florida Gardening” Spring is here! Our temperatures are starting to rise, and our landscapes have begun to respond with new growth....

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What to do this week... Getting ready for Spring
What to do this week... Getting ready for Spring

What to do this week –By Mark Govan, Host “Florida Gardening” With so many things going on in the garden this month, I feel compelled to go over three specific items you need...

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