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Landscaping, Irrigation, and More

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Archive for September, 2011

Looking for a Cape Coral Landscaping Company to Design Your Dream Landscape?

Have you been dreaming of having that particular landscape that causes people to stop and admire? We know that having the neighborhood’s best looking landscape can help boost your confidence and your home resale value! A well designed landscape not only enhances the way you and others look at your home but it can substantially increase the value of your home. Some reports show that a home with a nice landscape can sell for as much as 20 percent more than a similar home with a neglected landscape.

My Cape Coral landscaping company, R & R Sprinkler & Landscape, offers landscape renovations, landscape lighting, and water features just to name a few. Whether you are starting with a blank slate or renovating an existing landscape, we will strive to make your landscape the talk of the neighborhood. You can learn some important tips about what you need to know before hiring a landscaping company in…

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Palmetto Weevil Grubs

If your palm trees in Southwest Florida are slowly dying and you’re not sure what is causing the problem, the culprit might be a pest called the Palm Weevil (also known as the “Palmetto Weevil”.) Palm weevils are commonly found in:

  • Cabbage Palms
  • Saw Palmettos
  • Canary Island Date Palms
  • Royal Palms
  • Coconut Palms
  • Bismarck Palms

They can also be found in diseased palms as well as recently transplanted palms that are stressed. Fort Myers landscaping experts have been noticing the destruction that these pests cause a lot more frequently in recent years. So if you come to us and ask “Why are my palm trees dying?”, there’s a very good chance that we’ll find a palm weevil infestation.

Want to see these little guys in action? A local horticulture agent at the University of Florida’s IFAS Extension uncovered palm weevils and their grubs in this amazing video. Not for the squeamish! Read the rest of this entry »