Proper care and attention to your yard can keep it healthy and beautiful all summer long. In this blog, we discuss essential summer landscaping tasks, including irrigation, weed and pest control, equipment maintenance, and shrub maintenance. Now is also the time to plant annuals, perennials, and vegetables.
This comprehensive guide for Florida homeowners covers hurricane preparation, including understanding hurricane season, minimizing landscape damage, and planning ahead. Discover how to protect your home and property with tips on tree care, securing outdoor items, and creating an emergency plan. Stay informed, prepared, and safe.
In this blog, we explore the best flowers to plant in Florida in May, including annuals and perennials, and offer tips on how to care for your garden during the month to keep it looking vibrant and healthy all season long.
Celebrate Earth Day with a commitment to practicing Florida-Friendly Landscaping. Apply these nine principles to your property to positively impact our state’s natural resources, residents, and wildlife. Plant selection and placement, watering and fertilization practices, pest management, and more are critical in protecting our precious environment.
Warm spring temperatures bring out the birds, flowers, and…pests. Six common insects you may see on your Florida property this season are mosquitoes, ants, termites, bees, wasps, and chinch bugs. We take a look at these insects and what you can do to manage them.
Florida homeowners, dust off those gardening gloves, because spring landscaping starts now! We’ve outlined the top landscaping tasks to help you prepare for the spring season: tune up your equipment, assess your turfgrass and soil, and calibrate your irrigation system.
Start your spring vegetable garden this month. North and Central Floridians may still plant cool-season vegetables, and all gardeners can enjoy crops like tomatoes and watermelon if they hurry. Prepare the soil, take stock of planting times, and get certain plants in the ground right away.
As a follow-up to our shrub planning and selection blog, we present to you our guide for shrub planting and care. Prepare the soil and planting sites, plant your shrubs properly, and know what new shrubs need when it comes to water, fertilizer, and pest control.
Shrubs serve a special role in landscape unity and have near-endless functions. Shrubs may be used as privacy or noise barriers, backdrops for garden features, specimen plants, and more. Determine your purpose for adding shrubs to your property and follow our steps for thoughtful selection.
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.