Floridaís climate causes insect season to persist for much of the year. Low levels of insect populations can help promote a healthy Florida lawn however too many insects can be damaging. It is important for Florida lawn care to only apply pesticide applications when insects are present in high numbers and reduce use when they are not. Although preventive measures should be taken for some types of insectís broad application of pesticides when insects arenít present can also be damaging. In Florida soils have unique nutritional requirements to their northern counterparts. Common store bought fertilizers deliver too much phosphorus a material most Florida soils gets enough of.