chinch bugs

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A Penny for Your Plant Thoughts

NOW THAT MAY has arrived, we’re here to provide some helpful tips and thoughts on how to make sure your flowers, plants, and trees continue to thrive.

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For a lawn budding with beauty

IT’S HARD TO BELIEVE that August is here and that we’re this far into it already! Here are some helpful tips to keep your garden and lawn healthy and beautiful.

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Tips and tricks: Lawn and garden management for October

AS THE COOLER months of the year approach, it’s important to ensure that your garden is ready to withstand any obstacle Mother Nature may throw at it. Here at Doty Farm and Garden Supply, Inc., we are dedicated to helping your plants, lawns, and trees get the protection they need.

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Lots of rain making insects more active

CENTRAL FLORIDA has experienced a very wet summer, and with it the insects are very active this year, so you need to create your “most-wanted” list of pests to look out for and manage, if necessary. Check your lawns and gardens for mole crickets, chinch bugs, sod webworms, azalea caterpillars, white flies, and more.

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See lawn improvements with regular feeding, mowing

THIS TIME of the summer, during the peak of the grass-growing season, you can easily tell if your lawn is receiving the nutrition it needs. Just look for weeds. Hungry lawns usually are weedy lawns. Why? Because weeds sprout at a lower fertility level than do turf grasses.

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Victory over weeds, pests and more

July has arrived and the battle to keep your lawn and garden looking victorious has commenced. Here are some tips you can arm yourself with. Now is the time for summer fertilization of your lawn. Repairing, renovating, or planting are also good ideas. Before planting, don’t forget to work organic materials, such as peat, manure, …

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