Florida is a village in Orange County, New York that was settled in 1760 by Anglo-Europeans. Before this, the area had been home to Indigenous people for thousands of years. Over the course of time, this village has been the home of a few famous people including William Henry Seward, a NY State Governor and the Secretary of State under the Lincoln and Johnson administrations. He is most famously known for buying “Seward’s Folly”, now known as Alaska. Another famous person from this area is Jimmy Sturr, the “Polka King”, whose albums have won him 18 Grammy Awards.
Other than famous people, Florida is also home to a ton of thriving onion farms. The reason behind this is the large amount of black dirt that is in this area. Unlike regular dirt, black dirt is extremely rich in minerals which are perfect for growing this crop. Nowadays this village makes up 1.9 square miles of the 839 square miles in Orange County and has a population of around 2,857.
Pests in Florida
With this area being such a great place to grow crops, you know that there are definitely pests that have their eyes set on its bountiful harvest. This includes a number of insects. One such pest is the earwig. Earwigs can be found in a wide variety of types. European Earwig and the Red-Legged Earwig are the types the cause the most damage. The European variety tends to eat a wide variety of fruits and vegetables. While the Red-Legged tend to focus mostly on potatoes. Either one of these pests could leave a farm decimated. In order to lower your risk of getting earwigs, you should remove any rocks, mulch, or other possible covers from around your home or farm. If this does not do the trick then why not consulate the Masters. Call Masters Pest Control today and our bug control professionals will be there to help you.
Trouble with Carpenter Ants in your area?
In the northeast carpenter ants are probably do more damage to homes than termites. They are probably the #1 wood damaging pest pest, and most likely to do damage to your home.
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