Author: FordsHometown

Geoff Ford's son Luke was lucky considering he was only stung once by a hidden yellow jackets nest. While out in the yard he stumbled upon a hidden nest in a decorative item in the yard resulting in this painful looking sting. This reminds us...

We received a phone call from one of our customers who stated their employee had a scare when an unknown animal surprised her by looking through the window. They were quick enough to take a photo of the animal so we could identify the peeping...

As most of you are aware, we have a live insectarium at our office in Worcester. It houses scorpions, tarantula's and some of the biggest cockroaches you will ever get to see. We also have a green iguana who has his own huge tank. Green...

Can you imagine finding your yard covered with thick spider webs and seeing spiders everywhere. Click on the link and read more. http://news.yahoo.com/blogs/sideshow/thousands-spiders-blanket-australian-farm-escaping-flood-165958059.html  ...

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)...