Author: FordsHometown

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Every year we have panicked people come in worried sick because they have found a cockroach in the house. Surprisingly enough, there are types of cockroaches that are not a threat to the home. The most popular one around here is a Pennsylvania Woods Roach. The Woods...

This is a LAWN ALERT from Ford's Hometown Services. Most New England lawns are experiencing a foliar 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 or overnight. Your lawn may...

Patricia Dresley from Holden MA. Congratulations to Patricia the winner of a brand new hybrid grill. We had a raffle which included all of our returning customers for the 2012 season and Patricia's name was chosen. As you can see from the photos, Patricia was very happy...

[caption id="attachment_665" align="aligncenter" width="300" caption="Ford's Hometown Services Group Photo"][/caption] The day of our group photo I could hear Bob, Chris and Geoff Ford commenting on what a great group of employees we have. Our turf sales specialist Jim Sniffen also is a professional photographer (as you can see)...

  Our very own Anthony Marconi who performs all of our "Bug Club" Birthday Party's also is responsible for all the insect care,cleaning and feeding. He takes his job very seriously, unlike the office staff who thought it was the funniest thing when he was cleaning the inside of the...

Courtesy of CDC Because of the extra-mild winter this year, the early spring could bring an unwelcome guest: the tick. Be warned: The warmer weather is good news for people and pets who want to be outside, but beware of an uptick of the hard-to-detect pest. The...

  Our brave Donna was working the Worcester Home Show and showed off "Lucille" the Ball Python to interested patrons. I don't know how she got the snake to pose so well for this photo. Stop by and see our insect display at 549 Grove Street, Worcester, Monday-Friday...