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-Frank P.

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-Vicki T.

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How to Get Rid of Springtails

One of the most effective ways to control springtails is to dry out the infested area. Springtails require a high-moisture environment to breed and thrive, living mostly off of algaes that grow in moist conditions. They will either leave the infested area or die out. If there is an infestation that cannot be controlled by drying out the infested area, use an appropriately labeled insecticide with a residual time These will typically be a liquid concentrate form, a wet-able powder form, or a dust product.  DO NOT APPLY UNTIL AREAS ARE DRY.  If area will not dry naturally, use Corn Starch to soak-up any lingering moisture and otherwise 'steer' any rain water or irrigation away from area.

 

Also, if there is a noticed springtail infestation around the perimeter of the structure, use the insecticide to do a barrier treatment and apply corn starch to reduce or eliminate moisture. Caulk and seal all cracks and crevices and inspect potted plants before they are brought into the house.

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I would talk to your local lawn and garden supply store (or mill and feed) - NOT a box store or hardware store. There are also selective grass control chemicals. YOu can research this by Googling using search string      "Tall Fescue Control" - there are lots of articles by the USDA and individual state cooperative extension services.

There is a treatment called chlorsulfuron TFC (Tall Fescue Control) that will do this - it worked for me in western New York, but took 3 years to finish out all the tall fescue. It may now be limited to use by commercial applicators - pretty potent stuff. Can yellow bluegrass or make it phytosensitive, but our looked OK during treatment because the TFC was applied in the fall for best results, and our lawn was dormant till spring anyway.

Tall fescue can also be controlled by real short mowing, but only in areas where the bluegrass is dominant and really thrives so will eventually crowd out the trimmed fescue, but you may be too far north for that.

 

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Lawn Treatment reviews in Melbourne

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We were not pleased with the results and canceled the service. Once we canceled service, they continued to call regularly during the dinner hour and later, to sale their service to us again. When we asked that they stop calling, they responded that by law they could call us for three years and that they were not going to stop calling. We ended reporting them to the Better Business Bureau to get them to stop calling. Very disappointing.
- Vanessa W.
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The workers are really good they do a good job with my lawn. They keep their materials in order. The staff is friendly and kind. They came and did they the best they could and, I am pleased. They are superior to the previous company we have used.
- Shirley H.
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All work performed in a professional and timely manner. I have rehired them for the coming 2015 season. Very pleased with their work.
- Roger D.
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Lawn treatment did very little for my yard they would just tell me that I need to water and that I had clay soil that's hard to grow grass on. I put up with their treatments for 4 years but every year it would get worse, so that's the end of
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for me. I will also share that 2 of my neighbors have gone elsewhere and 2 more are thinking really hard about doing the same.. I WILL NEVER USE THEM AGAIN!!!
- Ronald J.
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came to survey the area and provide an estimate. He was right on time, personable, knowledgeable, completely understood what I wanted, asked pertinent questions and provided the cost estimate.
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and his crew arrived as agreed and started the back-breaking work: slope behind house with 30 degree incline and 30+ degree slope between fence and sidewalk. Total area approximately 3500 square feet. The first day involved three men working several hours and second day was a crew of four men arriving right on time and putting in 4+ hours. The removal of the massive amount of 6" deep ice plant, ivy, etc. took approximately 20+ man hours.
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was present to supervise and work along side his crew and every worker did their job fast, efficiently and exactly as we wanted.
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repeatedly checked with me to insure we were satisfied. When both slopes were cleared the crew did more work for a couple of things my wife noted and a few things that
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insisted and were above and beyond. Having dealt with this ice plant over the years and knowing how exhausting the work is, I can't stress enough how hard they all worked. After all the work was done to our and
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's satisfaction his crew did a meticulous clean up of the work area as well as other areas. Before leaving to haul everything to the landfill
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again asked for our review of the work and our approval. After all was said and done we felt the job was more than worth the cost. This is the first time we have had work done by
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(
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) and would gladly recommend him to others and plan to have him back later when we have decided on other changes, additions, landscaping, etc.
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takes great pride in the work his company does and is a person of integrity, solid character, professional, trustworthy and a man of his word..
- Stephen L.
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The first year was fine, they were very good about scheduling on days when I was home and they call the day before to remind you they will be there. We pre-paid and got a discount. Our yearly fee was about $400 for six treatments. (That is to the best of my recollection). Our lawn looked okay in 2013 but was not the best looking lawn on the block by any means.
This last year (2014), we watered extra and were constantly raking pine needles off our back lawn as recommended by our technician. Our front looked great and finally was the nicest on the block. Our back lawn barely came back from the winter though and did not recover fully and green up even by the end of the summer despite the
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's treatments.
Then at the end of summer, directly in the center of our front lawn we had a large area die. Large chunks of lawn were being pulled away easily by the lawnmower and even just by walking on the lawn. When we investigated we could easily see white worms/grubs of some kind. The lawn guy had just treated our yard and when I checked the invoice it did not contain an insecticide so we called and asked
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to send the guy back out. They did this and he treated the lawn again for free. My husband had also treated the lawn with some insecticide we had in the shed because he felt it was a severe infestation and could not delay treatment until
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returned. So the lawn was treated twice.
Over the fall and winter the front lawn has slowly improved but still does not look great and the compromised areas are obvious. The back lawn is affectionately called our "mud pit" as the lawn is barely hanging on after a difficult last summer. We still struggle to keep the pine needles off it and we do have a dog that is on it, but I have been very unhappy with
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's results here.
This year (2015) is the reason why I have only just today canceled my service.
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rolled over my service so when they were coming I just assumed it was still from the services I had already prepaid. I am not a fan of rolling over services without a verbal okay from a customer. Seems like a sneaky trick to me. Also, they applied
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to my yard. In the past I thought
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was a white powder though I am told now it is a brown granule. There is no powder or visible granules to be seem on my lawn. They did offer to come and retreat my lawn with
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if I would agree to remain a customer, They also offered to give me the discounted price I have had in previous years if I stayed. Please look at the photos of my lawn to know why I declined both offers. I cannot continue to have mediocre results for $400/year. (I only paid $110 for this year because I canceled early).
- Rian S.
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I have been using them for three years. For the First two years they lived up to the A rating. In the last year, They came out and did the first application late. If you do the treatment late it does not work. They did the second treatment in
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. We had a discussion about my dog to make sure he was out of the yard so they were supposed to call. They never put on third application. I called and complained and they did not come out for the forth application. They have left information about coming out this year and they have not called me back.
- L J P.
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We really like their work. They will come out if you have questions or if you see weeds. They will call ahead and leave a notice of what they did. They will give suggestions on your yard. We have used them for more than 10 years.
- KAREN G.

All Lawn Aeration in Melbourne, FL

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A Top Grade Landscaping CO.

948 Cashew Cir
Sebastian

A-1 Inc Exterminators

1704 S Park Ct

Adam's Pest Control

615 NW Mercantile Pl
Port Saint Lucie

All Florida Pest Control

2950 N 28 Ter
Hollywood

Ameron Pest Control, Inc

PO Box 780-874
Sebastian

Apex Pest Control Inc

1180 US Hwy 1
Rockledge

Arrow Exterminators

5895 N US 1
Vero Beach

As Green As It Gets

5585 Brandon St
Cocoa

Big Earth Landscape Supply

9502 E. Dr. Martin Luther King Blvd.
Tampa

Bio Green of Brevard

838 Westport Dr.
Rockledge

Bio Green of Indian River

1112 Old Dixie Hwy.
Vero Beach

BLACK'S SPRAY SVC INC

3625 N COURTENAY PKWY
Merritt Island

BLANCHARD SOD

2032 THESY DR
Melbourne

Bug Assassin Pest Management, LLC

550 Carnival Terrace
Sebastian

Chaves Environmental Management

7007 Roberts Rd
Vero Beach

David Egry

556 Dolphin Circle
Micco

Dexterminator Pest Control

575 N Apollo Blvd
Melbourne

DYER'S LAWN CARE SERVICE

430 GODFREY RD
Palm Bay

DYNAMITE LAWN CARE

875 CORNELIA AVE SE
Palm Bay

Emerson Home Services

4365 Shallowford Industrial Pkwy

Esposito's Landscaping and Lawncare

P. O. Box 500704
Malabar

EXPERT PEST & LAWN CONTROL

3825 SHADY RUN RD
Melbourne

Fahey Pest Management Inc

PO Box 4093
Sarasota

Flashy Footwear

PO Box 236152
Cocoa

Flawless Lawncare & Landscaping

430 Easton Forest SE Cir
Palm Bay

FLOWERS TURF & PEST MANAGEMENT

1953 GUAVA AVE
Melbourne

Garden Gal

P. O. Box 360313
Melbourne

Global Greenz

5160 Dixie Hwy NE
Palm Bay

GOURMET GARDENS LLC

322 S WASHINGTON AVE
Titusville

Green Wing Lawn & Pest Services Inc.

380 S. Courtenay Pkwy.
Merritt Island

GroundTec Inc

1360 S Patrick Dr
Satellite Beach

INFINITY IPM INC

4270 GLOVER ST
Cocoa

IPM Services

435 Stan Drive
West Melbourne

Lawn Supreme

5575 Schenck Ave
Rockledge

LBS LAWN SERVICE

575 Gus Hipp Blvd.
Rockledge

Lindemann Tree Service

2570 Fairfield Dr
Cocoa

Lopez Gardens

1107 willow lane
Cocoa

Marlowe Landscaping

300 Mockingbirg Ln
Merritt Island

Massey Services Inc

272 N Wickham Rd
Melbourne

Massey Services Inc - Vero Beach

6595 N Hwy US 1
Vero Beach

Master Cuts Lawn & Landscaping LLC

715 S Georgia Ave.
Cocoa

More Than Grass Lawn Care

2799 Wright Ave SE
Palm Bay

Native Lawn Service

1183 Weslaco St SE
Palm Bay

NATURAL EARTH PRODUCTS INC

4644 Tiffany Woods Cir
Oviedo

Nix Pest Management Company

4350 N Cocoa Blvd
Cocoa

No Worries Lawn Care

695 Malabar Rd
Palm Bay

north star complete lawn maintance

549 la vita dr.
West Melbourn

NORTHSTAR COMPLETE LAWN MATINANCE

549 LA VITA DR
Melbourn

Paradise Lawns & Landscaping

P.O. Box 542189
Merritt Island

Paragon Pest Solutions

PO Box 412078
Melbourne

Pirate Pest Control

po box 691165

PREMIUM PEST CONTROL

1472 GUAVA AVE
Melbourne

Pretty Places Lawn Care

PO Box 15
Titusville

Price Termite & Pest Control

1095 Jupiter Park Drive,
Jupiter

Pro Boys Lawn

4665 Knoxville Ave.
Cocoa

PRO GREEN LAWNS & TREES

PO BOX 2363
Vero Beach

R & R Landscaping Services

PO Box 1123
Lehigh Acres

Reynolds Pest Management Inc.

1572 SE South Niemeyer Circle
Port Saint Lucie

Rick's Complete Landscape Tree & Nursery

960 Papaya Ln
Winter Springs

Savings Pest Control Inc

PO Box 651264
Vero Beach

Scotts Lawn Service

715 N Dr
Melbourne

Sebastian Landscaping

948 Cashew Cir
Sebastian

Slug-A-Bug Inc

2091 N Harbor City Blvd
Melbourne

SWAT Pest Control Services

2941 Fiske Rd.
Palm Bay

Thomas Carrella Property Maintenance, Inc.

1130 River Drive NE
Palm Bay

Tom & Jerry's Pest Control

2455 E Jay Jay Rd
Titusville

TRUE LAWN

280 BOSSIEUX BLVD
Melbourne

Truly Nolen Pest & Termite Control

450 S.E. Port St. Lucie Blvd.
Port St Lucie

Truly Nolen Pest and Termite Control

1595 N Harbor City Blvd
Melbourne

US Lawns

374 Commerce Pkwy
Rockledge

Vero Beach Landscaper

875 37th Ave
Vero Beach

Vero Beach Landscaper

875 37th Ave
Vero Beach

WithrowsLawnCare

810 Hawaii Ave Nw
Palm Bay

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