If you are looking for a way to cut down on waste and help the environment, you may consider composting. Composting is the natural process of recycling plant and food waste and leaving it to eventually turn into usable soil. The soil from composting is nutrient rich and can be used in your yard, garden, or flower beds.
Insects and bugs usually bring a strong reaction out of people. Either you love them, tolerate them, or hate them. Many people’s first instinct is to kill any bug they see; however, people shouldn’t be so quick to splat or squash every insect they encounter. There are a number of insects that are helpful to our gardens, lawns, and landscaping.
Are you concerned about the appearance of your lawn and feel like you will need to revamp your entire property? No need to worry! Your lawn is currently dormant and not growing. During this time of year, grass in our area becomes dormant, does not grow and, in many cases, may give the appearance of being dead. Before we know it, the Florida winter weather will be gone, and we will be back to the warm weather. One of the best ways to prepare your lawn for the spring and summer weather is with the use of fertilizer. There are simple steps that you can take now to ensure that, when the time is right, your lawn appears lush, green and beautiful.
The nip in the Florida air might have you dreaming of spring weather and beautiful flower and vegetable gardens. Unfortunately, if you are one of the many Florida residents dealing with sandy soil, you have never let your dreams become reality. Today is the day that can all change with the addition of nutrient-rich soil created through composting, the natural process of using the air to decompose, or break down, organic material into soil.
Now that it’s spring, you might want to freshen up on your lawn care maintenance to ensure you have a lush, green lawn heading into the extreme heat of Florida summers. Here are several tips that will help you enjoy your lawn for many months to come:
We don’t usually have to prepare for deep freezes or heavy snow in our area of Central/Southern Florida, but that doesn’t mean we should ignore the care of our lawns and landscaping just because the weather is cooler. Here are some cool weather tips for you.
Florida is called the Sunshine State for a reason. Most of us in the Tampa-St. Petersburg area have been enjoying the summer sun for a while now. While the summer rains do help keep our lawns green, that scorching sun can still take its toll on the turf. Here are a few tips to help you battle the summer sun to keep your lawn healthy and green during the heat.
Spring is already upon us, so it’s not too early to start thinking about what you need to do to prepare your lawn for the approaching summer. If you are like the average homeowner, you spend around four hours every week caring for your lawn — a year-round process here in Florida! That’s a lot…
The start of the spring season is the perfect time to think about irrigation and celebrate all things lawn, so it’s appropriate that April is National Lawn Care Month! Besides looking good, healthy landscapes are good for the environment. A healthy lawn: Helps clean the air and water. A well-cared-for yard acts as a natural…
Fertilizing your lawn can be tricky in Florida’s subtropical climate. The weather is constantly changing, and you must pay close attention to have a healthy lawn. Homeowners should follow these easy tips to avoid problems. The most important tip is to fertilize during the right seasons. You should also provide balanced feedings with a 16-4-8…