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American Giant Millipede

The American Giant Millipede is a large millipede of eastern North America. This big guy was found in Mendon MA by our technician Steve Antoni. These millipedes are known to reach a length of 4 inches. As you can see, once they are touched … Continue reading

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Don’t Let Ticks and Mosquitoes Keep You Inside!

Mosquitoes and ticks are hungry and waiting to make you itch. It makes it very difficult to enjoy your yard with these blood-thirsty critters buzzing around and lurking in the yard. Now is the time to protect Your Family & Pets … Continue reading

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Feed-a-Bee!

The  FHS  “Feed a Bee” initiative Ford’s Hometown Services has partnered with the Bayer CropScience in a major initiative called the “Feed a Bee” program to increase and promote the foraging of honey bees and other pollinators. The campaign’s goal is to create … Continue reading

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What’s Going on at Ford’s Hometown Services?

        Boy, are we excited to start showing off all of our hard work over the winter months. If you have ever stopped by our office to see all of our critters, you may recognize the cool … Continue reading

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Free Tick Control Estimate

 Tick Suppression Program One in four deer ticks carry LYME disease. There is an alarming increase of ticks in this area and only getting worse. With the rising health issues involving ticks and Lyme disease, we are confident you’re in good … Continue reading

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Your Lawn Has Sedge!

What is sedge? Sedge is a very invasive perennial weed,  yellow sedge is usually found in New England lawns. These infectious plants are spread by air borne seeds or underground tubers formed at the ends of whitish rhizomes. You can … Continue reading

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Lawn Alert: Your Lawn is Thirsty!

Imagine not worrying about water bans. Hydretain: This safe organic application applied prior to drought will reduce the amount of water needed to properly support the plants growth. This is not a wetting agent. It is an organic humectant that pulls moisture … Continue reading

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Have you heard of Hydretain?

Hydretain: This safe organic application applied prior to drought will reduce the amount of water needed to properly support the plants growth. This is not a wetting agent. It is an organic humectant that pulls moisture to the root hair and  becomes … Continue reading

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April is Lawn Care Month

Chris Ford the VP of Ford’s Hometown Services and current President of The Massachusetts Association of Lawn Care Professionals (MALCP) attended a gathering at the State House for Agriculture Day at the State house for the Governors acceptance proclaiming  that April is “lawn care month.” He had the … Continue reading

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Are Violets Invading Your Lawn?

Selective Herbicide for Violet Control What are violets? Violets are considered an annual in cool  season climates and a perennial in warmer climates. Perennial types have  rhizomes or long stolons, heart-shaped leaves on long petioles, and  purplish-white flowers; annual types … Continue reading

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