Brevard County Lawn Care
Maintaining your lawn is sometimes intimidating, especially if you experience unusual patches of yellow or brown grass. Knowing what causes these patches, whether it be insects, bacteria, or another culprit, is not easy to determine. Fortunately, the Brevard County lawn care experts at Apex Pest Control can eliminate the worry in lawn care by treating existing problems and maintaining a green, healthy lawn for you all year long.
For lawn care, the most common misconception is that the fertilization should only occur during the summer months. However, living along the coast means fertilizing needs are different. The East Coast receives a substantial amount of rain in comparison to inland areas. Here are some of the things that plague the lawns of Brevard County.
- Sod Webworms: The problem sod webworms pose for lawns start during their caterpillar or larva stage. At night, sod webworm caterpillars emerge to chew blades of grass. Individual blades begin to take on a ragged appearance and are soon devoured completely, creating unsightly brown patches in the turf. These brown patches of damaged grass can become larger and larger as the caterpillars spread out, looking for more food.
- Chinch Bugs: This lawn killer loves to feed on the sap found in blades of grass. Signs of chinch bugs feasting on your lawn include small to large patches of brown and dying grass. As they are able to build resistance to pesticides, Apex is always creating new chinch bug-eradicating strategies to help homeowners keep their lawns chinch-bug free.
- Fungus: Recently, Pythium fungus has been substantially growing in lawns in Florida. Dub weeds are also constantly coming up due to the extensive amount of rain the Sunshine State receives. Because fungus can easily increase if not properly treated, homeowners need to understand when the best watering times are, as well as when to seek professional help.
All of our technicians are prepared for any problem, and you will receive the same technician from the moment you schedule service until the job is done so you get a reliable technician that understands your lawn’s needs.
Your lawn changes with the seasons, with abundant growth in spring and summer and a resting stage beginning in fall and continuing through winter. Knowing the cycle of growth and rest is key to understanding when to fertilize and water, and, especially important for the winter months, when to abstain from feeding your lawn.
As the seasons change and the sun shines on different portions of your yard, insects and fungus may suddenly appear in patches that had not shown any signs of damage in weeks past. Being attuned to these changes is one of the many reasons Apex maintains its standard as the premiere Brevard County lawn care specialists. Apex provides more than just an emergency fix for your lawn, however. Their experts can treat your lawn monthly, quarterly, or yearly, depending on your needs. With preventive care, the patches of dead or dying grass appearing in your neighbor’s lawn will not migrate onto your property.
The insects and pests that live in your yard are prone to migrate into your home. Apex Pest Control provides barrier protection for your yard as well as your home to prevent pests from making a home out of your home. Apex’s team of lawn care technicians can treat any type of grass or sod for specific diseases and pests and ensure your lawn looks its very best. Give the Brevard County lawn care team at Apex a call at (866) 675-4070 to schedule a consultation today.