Author: FordsHometown

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...

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)...

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...