Author: FordsHometown

I just wanted to do a shoutout to our fabulous Turf and Pest Technicians. They have been awesome working in this heat. Thank you so much for providing our valued customers premiere customer service in this scorching heat. Stay cool and be safe!  ...

Allegany mound ants, Formica exsectoides, build large conspicuous nests in open fields and in open areas in woodlots and forests. Their large mounds are constructed of soil brought up from excavated galleries below the nest.  Large colonies may include over 250,000 workers and over a...

The mosquitoes and ticks are hungry and the poison ivy is waiting to make you itch. It makes it very diffucult to enjoy your yard with these blood-thirsty critters buzzing around and lurking in the lawn. Now is the time to protect Your Family & Pets...

Rats! My coworker Donna had a drop in today and it wasn't just her daughter Jessica. She brought along her pet rats. Boy, I have to admit they are cute and very friendly. Their little noses were sniffing the whole time they were here....

Selective Herbicide for Violet & Ground Ivy 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 can have...

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 watering in the late afternoon...