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Christmas Hours

Our office will be CLOSED Monday December 25th and Tuesday December 26th so our employees can celebrate with their families and friends. We will reopen Wednesday 27th at 8am. From our family to yours, have a safe and Merry Christmas!    

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Happy Bosses Day!

We would like to wish our bosses a very happy bosses day! Thank you to George, Geoff, Chris and Bob Ford   

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We know about Ground Control!

We give a whole new meaning to “Ground Control” Is your lawn this green and lush? Maybe it is time to call Ford’s Hometown Services at 1-800-649-9992

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LAWN ALERT: Red Thread

This is a LAWN ALERT from Ford’s Hometown Services. Most New England lawns are experiencing a foliage disease known as Red Thread right now. Disease development occurs in temperatures ranging 40-70 degrees especially during long evening dew periods, rains and lawn … Continue reading

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What’s the strangest animal or bug your pet has brought in the house or played with?

Anyone with a pet has been brought a “gift” at some point or found that special “something” waiting on the steps when they come home. What has your pet brought you and what was your reaction?

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How to Collect an Insect Sample for Identification

We at Ford’s Hometown Services are often asked to identify insects for identification for homeowners and businesses alike. There are a few tips I would like to share for successful collection. 1. Do not squish the bug. Without seeing the … Continue reading

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What is Wrong with Spring Seeding?

What is Wrong with Spring Seeding?  Spring seeding disadvantages Increased crabgrass Ground is cold Slower germination (8 weeks to maturity) Entering heat stress of summer Increased watering for a longer period of time (cost & labor) Increased broad-leaf weeds Less … Continue reading

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Come See Us at the Worcester Home Show This Weekend

Come by and see us at the Worcester Home Show this Friday, Saturday or Sunday. We will have some of our live insects for you to see. Meet some of our wonderful staff and see our display of mounted insects. … Continue reading

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Head Lice

At Ford’s Hometown Services, we often get walk-in’s with insects to be identified. This is a service we provide free of charge. This little pest was brought in today for identification. Under a microscopic camera, it didn’t take long to … Continue reading

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EPA to Ban D-Con Rodent Products for Refusing Safety Standards to Protect Children

News Releases By Date EPA Moves to Ban 12 D-Con Mouse and Rat Control Products / Action Will Prevent Thousands of Accidental Exposures Among Children Each Year Release Date: 01/30/2013 Contact Information: Dale Kemery (News media only) kemery.dale@epa.gov 202-564-7839 202-564-4355; … Continue reading

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