Pickhardt Professional Services is a professional pest control and horticultural care company located in Palmetto, FL. We offer a wide range of services for both residential and commmercial customers throughout Manatee, Sarasota and Southern Hillsborough Counties. Owner and founder Vernie Pickhardt is a Graduate Horticulturist with 40 years experience in his field. Combining his own vast knowledge with three generations of experience, Pickhardt Professional Services can provide you with a beautiful, healthy landscape and a pest-free environment. We provide a personal, hands-on approach with the experience and skills you would expect from a much larger company. Services include lawn fertilization, insect control, weed and crabgrass control, sod renovation, flea and tick removal, cockroach control and more. Vernie is always a phone call away.