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Old 04-26-2019, 09:30 AM
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Default New recommendations needed.

We are looking for recommendations for total lawn care as well as pest control vendors in The Villages. Have had a couple of quotes from Massey but they seem rather expensive.
We would like a reliable vendor we can be on a month to month contract. We are not interested in paying for services not rendered.

Thanks in advance for your advice and recommendations.

Old 04-26-2019, 09:44 AM
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You can search this website and see lots of threads on this topic.

Most providers have good reviews and bad reviews.

I have used Fertigator for seven years. Very happy. There are about 10 of my neighbors using them as well.

BUT..............there are a few bad reviews for them (as with all providers).

Good Luck.
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Old 04-26-2019, 12:06 PM
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You may pay a little more for Massey but they will be there when scheduled!. I have been using them for three years and I am completely satisfied
Old 04-26-2019, 06:04 PM
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My advice regarding pest control? Don't hire anyone! Wait and see if you really need a service.
Keep your little can of Raid under your kitchen sink and use it if necessary.
You will find a bug here or there, but this is Florida and that's common.

Don't jump the gun because everyone says you need that kind of service; you don't!
Old 04-27-2019, 05:57 AM
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Originally Posted by Fredman View Post
You may pay a little more for Massey but they will be there when scheduled!. I have been using them for three years and I am completely satisfied
We have been using Deans since we moved here a year ago and they are thorough and reliable.
Born and raised in Toronto; also lived in Sudbury and Winnipeg while growing up; migrated to Atlanta where I lived for almost 30 years and also spent a year in Milano and two years in Rochester, MN (brrrr).
Old 04-27-2019, 08:06 AM
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I have Deans for termite protection (For peace of mind we decided to NOT roll the dice on Termite prevention). Regular pest control I take care of with a garden sprayer and Amdro concentrate around the perimeter of the house. No bugs in 8 years. Zoysia green takes care of lawn pests with their regular treatment. It all seems to work, and all the eggs are not in one basket.
........American by birth....Union by choice
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