All Posts by Skip Orth

What can your soil tell you

Hi, this is Skip with Father and Son Pest and Lawn Solutions, and today, we’re going to talk about soil samples. We’re going to talk about why you should take a soil sample and how to take a soil sample and then how to interpret the results when you take a soil sample. Normally, when […]

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Identify and control weeds in your lawn

Hi, this is Skip with Father and Son Pest and Lawn Solutions. And today, what we’re going to do is we’re going to do some weed identification. We are here at a large empty lot, and we’re going to walk around, and we’re going to look at different weeds in this lot, talk about them, […]

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DIY Sprinkler Head Repair & Replace

Hi, this is Skip Orth with Father and Son Pest and Lawn Solutions. Today what we’re going to talk about is how to change a sprinkler head in your lawn. What we have here, we have a sprinkler head that’s right here, and we’re going to dig this out, and I’m going to show you how […]

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How We Customize Our Lawncare Treatments

Skip Orth:Hi, this is Skip Orth with Father and Son Pest and Lawn Solutions and one of the questions I get asked quite frequently is, do you truly customize your service for each individual lawn or does every lawn that you treat get the same formula no matter what? And it’s a valid question. What […]

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Pruning a Pindo Palm

Skip Orth:Hi, this is Skip Orth with Father and Son Pest and Lawn Solutions. And today, what I’m going to demonstrate to you is how to prune a Pindo palm with a chainsaw. Now you can use the same technique for other specimen palms, like Canary Isle Date or Sylvester palms. And what I wanted […]

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Aerate Your Lawn How and Why

Skip Orth:Hi. This is Skip Orth with Father and Son Pest and Lawn Solutions. Today, I’m going to be talking about aerating. This is an aerator. Now, there’s different types of aerators. This particular aerator is what’s known as a core aerator. The reason is called a core aerator is because the tines are hollow. […]

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Analog Sprinkler Timer How to Program

Skip Orth:Hi, this is Skip Orth again with Father and Son Pest and Lawn Solutions. And today I want to talk about how to set an analog sprinkler timer. A lot of people come to the Emerald Coast and they never had a sprinkler system before. Florida has a great natural resource here called our […]

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