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Manage Those Florida Weeds!

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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.

Getting Ready for Growing Season

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The growing season in Florida has either arrived or is at your doorstep, depending on where in the Sunshine State you live. Prepare for it now by performing necessary and preventative maintenance on your mower and all other lawn care equipment.

8 Ways to Prep Landscapes for Spring

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Spring arrives this month. Are you ready? Prepare for the new landscaping season by servicing your lawn equipment, inspecting your irrigation system, weeding, laying new mulch, pruning ornamentals, and caring for turfgrass by dethatching and applying a pre-emergent herbicide.

4 Steps to a Level Lawn

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When an established lawn is no longer level and smooth, it may be time for a little renovation. The task at hand is to apply layers of top-dressing mix and raise low areas of soil to the same height as surrounding areas.

December Lawn and Tree Tasks

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December, with its cool temperatures and largely rain-free days, is a great time for Florida gardeners and homeowners to get landscaping projects done. Transplant a tree. Remove mistletoe. Plant winter grass. Don’t forget to water lawn turf and monitor for brown patch fungus!

October Outdoor To-Do’s

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October: that in-between month that feels like one foot is still in summer while the other foot steps into fall. Some citrus varieties have ripe fruit now. It’s a good month to add new turf, trees, and shrubs and to start planning for cool-season annuals.

The Thing About Thatch

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Thatch is a layer of organic matter between the base of grass blades and the soil. Layers of thatch thicker than one inch prevent air, water, and nutrients from reaching roots in the soil. They can be removed with a power rake or vertical mower.