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Florida’s Arbor Day: Select the Best Trees for Your Property

Tree Care

Florida’s Arbor Day is in January, when trees are dormant and receptive to transplanting. What tree type would best suit your property and preferences? Consider factors influencing optimal placement, including a tree’s ability to block unsightly views, make statements, enhance your home, and reduce wind.

Landscaping Resolutions for the New Year

Landscape Maintenance

Why limit new year’s resolutions to your lifestyle when you can make landscape resolutions for 2023? We’ve compiled our suggestions for the year: update your landscaping; create a comfortable outdoor space; commit to Florida-Friendly Landscaping principles; invest in property maintenance; and plan ahead.

Winter Landscaping To-Dos

Landscape Maintenance

While chores like mowing are not a priority during the winter, Florida homeowners can take on other landscaping tasks during the winter season. Clear and re-mulch garden beds, remove fallen leaves, plant annuals, check for mistletoe, sow ryegrass, and prepare for freezes.

Manage Those Cool-Weather Pests

Landscape Pests

While most pests are active through the summer, some turfgrass pests like the fall armyworm, chinch bug, sod webworm, and mole cricket might persist through the winter. Take preventative steps to reduce the risk of infestation and manage pests appropriately if a problem does arise.

What to Do with Your Live Tree After Christmas

Tree Care

10 million Christmas trees end up in landfill every season. Choose an environmentally friendly way to dispose of, repurpose, or recycle your tree this year: recycle it through a community program, create pine straw mulch, make a wildlife refuge, or enjoy a safe campfire.

Gifts for Gardening Lovers

Garden

Christmas is fast approaching and it’s time to start contemplating the perfect gift for the gardening lover in your life. We’ve compiled a list of gadgets and holiday plants to help you find the right gift for your special person.

Create a Wildlife-Friendly Landscape

Garden

Create a wildlife-friendly landscape that attracts native insects, birds, organisms, and other creatures. Plant a pollinator garden; provide shelter throughout your property for insects and small critters; install water sources like bird baths or fountains; and select native plants to support beneficial wildlife.

Che Bello! Create a Mediterranean Garden

GardenLandscape Maintenance

Transform your ordinary Florida garden into a Tuscan wonderland. Welcome the low-maintenance, drought-tolerant, and dreamy design of a Mediterranean landscape and enjoy its modern look and peaceful mood. Select evergreens, fruit trees, herbs, and perennials. Install outdoor features like patios and pergolas.

Floralawn’s Disaster Relief and Post-Storm Cleanup Services

Safety

Following weather events like hurricanes, Floralawn prioritizes cleanup and relief efforts over regularly scheduled maintenance tasks like mowing and trimming. We visit client properties as soon as possible after the storm to evaluate damage and implement a plan for recovery.