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August Tree Planting & Tree Care

Tree Care

Want to plant a shade tree in August? With a bed of plants around it? Keep in mind that you’ll need to install sun-loving plants while the tree is young and shade-loving plants when it matures. It’s not hard and just requires a little planning.

4 Reasons to Trim a Tree

Tree Care

Many people think that managing a tree’s size is the main reason for getting out the loppers and trimming a tree. Not so. Targeted trimming and pruning is important for keeping a tree healthy and promoting its vitality. Targeted trimming also produces espaliered shapes and topiaries.

Pesticide Spraying

Sod Webworms: A Florida Summer Pest

Disease & Plant Health

Tropical sod webworms are turf caterpillars found in the southeastern United States. They are active during warm, humid summers, feeding on grass and ultimately creating brown, dead patches. Landscape companies prevent sod webworms through responsible lawn care practices and eradicate webworms with chemical treatments.

Homeowner Landscaping & Gardening

5 Tips for Safe Gardening in the Heat

Lawn Care

Gardening in summertime’s high heat can put people at risk of heat sickness which, in extremes, can lead to unconsciousness, brain damage, and even death. Heat sickness can be prevented by recognizing its symptoms, working outside in the morning or evening, staying well hydrated, and taking breaks.

Brown Patch Fungus

Brown Patch Fungus

Disease & Plant Health

Brown Patch Fungus runs rampant in Central Florida, usually in the fall when temperatures tend to start dipping below 80°F. Irrigation heads are putting...

Thatch in St. Augustine Grass

Thatch in St. Augustine Grass

Lawn Care

Thatch is accumulated organic matter that is persistent, meaning it doesn’t decompose as fast as it builds. This layer of organic matter is caused by excessive mow clippings, leaves, and other debris that settle and rest on your lawn. Thatch is not an on-going enemy like we’ve all heard.

Florida Fall Landscape

Fall Lawn Care Tips

IrrigationLawn Care

Hot & humid starts changing into cool & dry and cold fronts bring rain…not necessarily cold air every time. Here’s some changes that you might or might not be aware of as we roll into full-fledged fall.