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How to Properly Maintain a Lawn in Orlando

How to Properly Maintain a Lawn in Orlando

  Maintaining a pristine lawn requires following a strict regimen. Regular blade sharpening, proper nutrient application, and alternating mowing patterns are crucial. This comprehensive guide provides landscaping instructions for proper lawn care. If you've recently installed sod and need care instructions, please visit our sod service page. Mowing Tips Q) What is the recommended grass height for mowing? A) The ideal grass height varies dep...

Organic Gardening

Organic Gardening

Once considered a passing fad, organic gardening has become imperative in a world where GMO products from companies like Monsanto dominate the market. These products are engineered to withstand excessive amounts of chemical herbicides and pesticides, posing a threat to our health and the environment. It is more crucial than ever to be conscious and choose healthy organic alternatives. Many of the weed control and pest management products we use contain carcinogens, petroleum...

Lawn Watering Guide and Questions

Lawn Watering Guide and Questions

After mastering the art of proper lawn maintenance, the next crucial step to ensure a lush and healthy lawn is establishing a well-balanced watering routine. While fertilizing, sharpening blades, and following instructions to the letter are important, without proper irrigation, all those efforts would be in vain. Watering schedules may vary depending on your county, so it's essential to familiarize yourself with the local watering laws. The following Q&A section is based on a ...

Landscaping with Perennial Plants

Landscaping with Perennial Plants

  With spring just around the corner, what better way to celebrate than by venturing into the gardens and adorning the lawn with vibrant perennials? These enduring plants serve as the foundation for any landscaping project, distinguishing themselves from annuals by regenerating from their rootstock each spring. Unlike their seed-dropping counterparts, perennials engage in vegetative reproduction and often manifest as bulbs. The array of options is vast, with some varieties enti...

Choosing a Type of Sod for Your Needs

Choosing a Type of Sod for Your Needs

Choosing the right type of sod can be a challenging task. There are numerous varieties to consider, each with its own unique characteristics. Several factors come into play when selecting the perfect fit for your needs, including appearance, texture, color, and tolerance to sunlight and shade. The amount of sunlight available is the most crucial factor to consider. Some grass types thrive in low light conditions, while others require full sun to flourish. If you live in an HOA communi...

How to Remove Grass

How to Remove Grass

  Before embarking on the grass removal process, it's crucial to consider several factors. The method of grass removal depends on the size of the property and the degree of slope. Take precise measurements of the areas where grass removal will occur. Ensure that any weeds and grass are eliminated before removing the sod. Implement effective grading techniques to prevent water retention and puddling on the lawn. Once the grass removal process is complete, the installation of...

Guide to Laying Grass Sod: Simplified Steps for a Successful Installation

Guide to Laying Grass Sod: Simplified Steps for a Successful Installation

Laying grass sod can be a straightforward and hassle-free process if you pay attention to a few key steps and tips. By executing the procedure efficiently, you can save time and avoid unnecessary headaches. The choice of grass will depend on factors such as functionality, sunlight conditions, soil quality, and desired aesthetics. In this guide, we will also discuss how to determine the starting point for the grass installation process. Preparing for Grass Installation ...

Newly Installed Sod: A Guide to Proper Care

Newly Installed Sod: A Guide to Proper Care

Whether you reside in Central Florida or any other county/state, giving special attention and care to newly installed sod is crucial, particularly within the first four weeks. Regardless of whether you personally laid the grass or hired professionals for the job, following these steps and tips is of utmost importance to safeguard your investment. We will discuss chemical treatment and frequency, water scheduling, as well as optimal mowing practices. Every step in this process i...

Creating Organic Compost

Creating Organic Compost

Creating organic compost can be a delightful and fulfilling project for the entire family, offering a wonderful opportunity to spend quality time outdoors while soaking up some Vitamin D. Composting brings numerous benefits, providing a healthier and more economical alternative to many garden and potting soil products. The process itself is surprisingly simple, utilizing kitchen and table scraps to produce an extraordinary super soil for your garden. With various techniques available,...

Landscaping with Pine Needles: A Healthier, Cost-Effective Option

Landscaping with Pine Needles: A Healthier, Cost-Effective Option

  When it comes to choosing landscape materials for your flower beds, pine needles deserve serious consideration. Also known as pine straw, using pine needles offers numerous benefits - it's a healthier, more affordable, and less labor-intensive option. The rustic brown color of pine needles adds a long-lasting charm to your landscape all year round. Moreover, landscaping with pine needles provides an enjoyable experience for the whole family. The advantages of us...


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