With the arrival of fall, Florida lawns require different care and watering than they do in summer. The dormant season typically demands less frequent mowing and more irrigation. It also allows more time for completing turf repair projects. Note your lawn’s changing needs now.
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.
Include children in landscaping activities to create new bonding experiences and teach them lifelong skills. Start small, be patient, and focus first on having fun. In this blog we look at age-appropriate landscaping tasks for toddlers, school-age kids, and middle- and high-schoolers.
A French drain may be the solution for homeowners with low, soggy spots in their lawns. This underground outlet is an unseen but effective way to channel excess water from problem areas to a targeted drainage space.
Atlantic hurricane season is here, so get ready now. Evaluate your trees and address the vulnerable ones. You can do lesser preparations in the days before a storm.
Are weeds in your landscaping driving you crazy? You’re not alone. Weed control is a perennial headache for many homeowners. Reliable weed management techniques include promoting healthy grass growth, mowing strategically, keeping bare ground covered, and removing whole weed root systems.
Florida spring brings increasing temperatures without the relief of daily summer showers. Grass and other plants will require more water than in winter, but overwatering can be just as damaging as drought. Keep your lawn and plants properly watered to maintain a healthy landscape.
We are past the chance of freezing temperatures in most of Florida, and it is the perfect time to add new trees to your landscaping. Thoughtful selection, correct planting, and proper care are vital to ensure the healthiest life possible for your trees.
Keeping turfgrass in great shape requires lots of water, fertilizer, and work. Installing something more forgiving and less high maintenance, like mulch or a groundcover, can reduce the amount of time and money you put into your lawn care.