Florida Pest Control
Trying to familiarizing yourself with all these pests can be a daunting task. At NaturePest, we have highly trained & licensed Integrated pest management practitioners to help create a pest and pesticide free environment using the most effective & eco friendly methods available.
It is critical that you take action immediately If you see any signs of insect pests or rodents in or around your home to put a stop any potential pest infestation or damage to your home. Your integrated pest management practitioner in Florida from NaturePest will provide a complete consultation to control your pest problems.
Florida has what most people want, a warm climate and moderate temperatures. It turns out pests like The Sunshine State too, the combination of warm weather and high levels of humidity make ideal for pests live with us.
Because Florida presents its own challenges this is why we work closely with our local extension services and The University of Florida UF entomologists, pathologists, nematologists, horticulturist, botanists, agronomist and arborists to develop environmentally responsible integrated pest management programs that address the specific pest challenges of Florida, counties, cities, and municipalities.
Each Florida franchise is locally owned and operated under IPM principals which allows them to be flexible in the development and implantation of their services, therefore not all services are provided everywhere and nor do they need to be, only your local NaturePest Franchise can offer you the best service where you live.
Florida is a state of moderate extremes with a plant hardiness zone from 8b in Pensacola to 11b in Key West. With record low temperatures in the winter as low as 6 degrees Fahrenheit recorded in Panama City with record highs recorded in Monticello Florida of 109 degrees.
Because of these extremes In Florida coconut palms grown successfully from Stuart on the east coast and Punta Gorda on the west coast all the way south to Key West.
Florida soil pH can vary widely. Soils in the Florida pine woods can be acidic while soils that were formed from calcium carbonate rich materials such as limestone tend to be more alkaline, this can be particularly true in the soils around coastal areas and South Florida. In Miami
Dade a soil Ph test would read above 8.5 in other parts of the state the Ph level could be 6.0, that variance will determine which species of plants will be grown and sold and how pest and disease will affect and the right fertilizers for each type of soil, most importantly how pesticides will behave in different soils.
Common Pests Found In Florida
Mosquitoes In Florida
Currently there are 80 known species of mosquitoes that have been identified in Florida, this is more than in any other state. 33 of the these mosquito species can cause pest problems for man and domestic animals in most parts of the state. 13 of these mosquito species can transmitte pathogens that cause disease in people and animals.
General Household Pests Found In Florida.
Pharaoh Ants, White Footed Ants, Argentine Ants, Ghost Ants, Pyramid Ants, Florida Carpenter Ant, Black Carpenter Ant, Rover Ants , Native Fire Ants, Imported Fire Ants, Little Fire Ants, Bicolored Trailing Ant, Crazy Ants, Thief Ants, Caribbean Ants, Acrobat Ants And Big-Headed Ants, Crazy Ants, Destructive Trailing Ant, Elongate Twig Ant, Florida Harvester Ant.
Common Cockroaches Found In Florida
Florida Woods Roach, American Cockroach, Smokybrown Cockroach, Brown Cockroach, Australian Cockroach, German Cockroach And Asia Cockroach, Brownbanded Cockroach.
Common Pantry Pests Found In Florida
Flour Beetles, Sawtoothed Grain Beetles, Cigarette Beetles, Drugstore Beetles, Mealworms, Granary Weevils, Rice Weevils, Spider Beetles, Grain Moths, Sweet Potato Weevil, Flour Moths, Lesser Grain Borer, Bean Weevil, Warehouse Beetle, And Flat Grain Beetles.
Blood Sucking Stinging Pest Found In Florida
Bed Bugs, Midges, Mosquitoes, Fleas, Ticks, Lice, Triatomine Bug, Blister Beetles, Wasps, Bees, No-See’ums, Black Flies, Stable Flies, Horse Flies, Deer Flies,
Venomous Spiders Found In Florida
Southern Black Widow Spider , Northern Black Widow Spider, Red Widow Spider, Brown Widow Spider,
Species Of Recluse Spiders Found In Florida
Brown Recluse Spider, Mediterranean Recluse Spider, Chilean Recluse Spider.
Snails & Slugs Found In Florida
Lawn Insect Pests Found In Florida
Armyworms, Fire Ants, Grasshoppers, Mole Crickets, Southern Chinch Bug, Ground Pearls, Japanese Beetle, Sugarcane Grub, Twolined Spittlebugs, White Grub, Tropical Sod Webworm.
Tree & Shrub Insects Pests Found In Florida
Aphids, Armyworms, Bagworms, Beetles, Fruit Flies, Leafminers, Gull Wasps, Loopers, Mealybugs, Mites, Scale, Tobacco Budworms, Psyllids, Thrips, Whiteflies.
Counties in Florida
Alachua, Hardee, Okeechobee, Baker, Hendry, Orange, Bay Hernando, Osceola, Bradford, Highlands, Palm Beach, Brevard, Hillsborough, Pasco, Broward, Holmes, Pinellas, Calhoun, Indian River, Polk, Charlotte, Jackson, Putnam, Citrus, Jefferson, Santa Rosa, Clay, Lafayette, Sarasota, Collier, Lake, Seminole, Columbia, Lee, St. Johns, DeSoto, Leon, St. Lucie, Dixie, Levy, Sumter, Duval, Liberty, Suwannee, Escambia, Madison, Taylor, Flagler, Manatee, Union, Franklin, Marion, Volusia, Gadsden, Martin, Wakulla, Gilchrist, Miami-Dade, Walton, Glades, Monroe, Washington, Gulf, Nassau, Hamilton, Okaloosa.