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It’s Florida—Plant a Citrus Tree!

Tree Care

Florida is prime real estate for growing citrus trees. From oranges to grapefruit to limes, there is a fruit for everyone. Choose one or more varieties and start growing your own citrus for eating, juicing, and cooking.

Fence Options for All Landscapes

Landscape Maintenance

Homeowners install fencing for a variety of reasons, including for privacy or to keep pets and children contained. Select the material based on what you want the fence to accomplish or provide, then decide whether to hire out the installation or do it yourself.

Landscaping with Kids, Part Two

Landscape Maintenance

Teaching your kids about landscaping increases their self-confidence and allows them to feel that they’re contributing to a project. Adopt a teacher’s heart and develop a shared vocabulary to make landscaping a fun, learning experience for your son or daughter.

Wear Protective Clothing When Working Outside

Safety

Working outside in your yard? Don’t dismiss the importance of wearing protective clothing. Guard your head, feet, and body. Consider our suggestions for footwear, headgear, shirts, and pants that will keep you safe from the sun’s rays, biting insects, and flying debris.

How to Get Rid of Black Sooty Mold

Plants & Shrubs

Black sooty mold on plant leaves hinders growth and indicates an insect infestation. Eliminating the mold means first identifying the pests, then spraying the proper insecticide. Take preventative measures and look out for warning signs to keep black sooty mold from coming back.