A backyard is a special place, made even more so when it is shared with close friends and family. Now is the time to breathe new life into the summer yard and get ready for all the fun to come this fall.
September 22nd marked the start of fall, and it’s time for homeowners to add tasks to their lawn and garden to-do list. Install cool-weather bulbs, annuals, and perennials; manage irrigation; apply fertilizer and herbicide for healthy fall turfgrass.
Strawberries are a cool season crop in Florida, and the time to plant is now! Make sure the growing conditions are right and take care to fertilize, water, and protect your crops from animals. Follow our harvest guidelines and choose one of these Florida-friendly cultivars.
Attract beneficial insects to your garden by building an insect house. Fostering a healthy insect population promotes biodiversity, helps to prevent plant diseases, supports plant productivity, and recycles nutrients from plant matter back into the soil. Read our guide and build your own!
It may be hot, but you can still grow vegetables in August! Planting guidelines vary across the state, but herbs and even watermelons can be grown in all regions. Prepare your soil, plant based on the recommendations for your region, and enjoy another summer harvest.
Implement these Florida-Friendly Landscaping Practices to conserve our state’s natural resources, as well as your time, money, and energy. Plant selection, watering practices, pest management, and more all play key roles in protecting the environment for years to come.
Transform your landscaping with inspiring modern design. Emphasize clean lines, angles, and patterns. Balance structured hardscape with subtle color, furniture and design features, and an accent or two. Create warmth with natural elements. Remember that less is more!
Rich green leaves indicate a thriving, healthy plant. Yellowing leaves may indicate chlorosis, a condition usually treated by adding micronutrients or decreasing the pH level of soil. Though rarely fatal, this condition requires treatment to prevent it from progressing.
Fertilizing is one way to care for your lawn. It supplements the nutrients your soil provides to create a perfectly balanced diet for your turfgrass. Assess what nutrition your lawn is currently getting and choose an appropriate fertilizer accordingly.