How to Fix Dead Grass

Have you been slowly watching your grass deteriorate and are now at the point of no return? Maybe you thought your grass was dormant and now that we are in the middle of summer you are realizing that your grass is actually dead. Grass goes through a lot. It deals with frequent changes in weather, drought conditions, heavy rain, pesticide treatments, and if pets or children are around, it is trampled frequently. It’s no surprise that there are times that grass does not survive. Whether you have numerous dead patches or the entire lawn needs a redo, we want to share some helpful tips to bring your lawn back to life.

Getting Your Property Hurricane Ready This Summer

Florida is seeing an influx of new residents who are moving from out of state. Many of our new Florida residents and customers have never experienced a hurricane season here. While residents who live along the entire east coast may have experienced their share of hurricanes and tropical storms, the preparation in Florida is slightly different because we have the potential to experience a greater frequency of storms.

FAQ About Water Usage This Summer

Summer in Florida is a time of intense heat, frequent powerful rainstorms, and the occasional hurricane. It can be difficult to know how to properly water your lawn and landscaping to find the happy medium between experiencing drought-like symptoms and overwatering. We wanted to share the three questions that we are asked most frequently about watering your property during the summer months.

When To Upgrade Your Irrigation System

Have you recently moved into a new home? The housing market over the past year has been booming, and many families are moving into new homes. Whether moving into a newly built or existing home, there is always a learning curve with becoming acclimated to the home. This is typically seen more often with an existing home, as it can be tricky to determine how old the roof, appliances, and even the irrigation system is and when it might need to be replaced. Things like appliances and a heating system might be easier to determine, where an irrigation system can be a little tricky, especially if using a system is new to you. Even if you have lived in your home for many years, it might be time to get a maintenance check on your irrigation system to ensure that everything is working properly.

How To Create An Outdoor Oasis

One of the benefits in living in a place such as Florida is the bonus of beautiful weather year round. While Florida natives don’t always enjoy brisk winter days, those that have transplanted from the north love getting away from brutal cold and snowy winters. The climate of Florida allows residents to enjoy their outdoor space during every season. After the past year that we have lived through, outdoor living areas have become more popular than ever. These areas can be a place to unwind after a stressful day, a space to host and entertain guests, and a place where children can release some of their endless energy.

Keeping Unwanted Insects Away This Summer

Summer is an exciting time, full of outdoor adventures, BBQ’s, and experiences that will create lasting memories for years to come. While summer is a time that many spend outdoors with family and friends, there are certain guests that we can assume are not invited to the party—insects. While insects play an important role in the ecosystem, we aren’t quite ready to take out an extra chair and invite them to join in the festivities. We want to share ways that you can prepare your outdoor living area to keep any unwanted pests out.

Ways to Keep Your Grass From Feeling Hot, Hot, Hot This Summer

Florida is a favorite relocation destination for many Northerners that are trying to get away from the ever-changing seasons. Although beautiful all year round, Florida is known for its hot, sweltering summer days. We are lucky that we can escape to enjoy the cool breezes of our air-conditioners, but our grass isn’t as lucky. As summer is quickly approaching, now is the perfect time to prepare your lawn to survive and thrive during the heat over the next few months.

Can Curb Appeal Sell Your Home?

Are you planning to take advantage of the current sellers market and list your home in the near future? When selling your home, it is important to remember that curb appeal can make or break the interest of a potential buyer. The outside of the home is the first glance for a potential buyer when scrolling on a real estate website or doing a drive by through local neighborhoods. An attractive and well-maintained exterior of your home can not only increase interest, but can potentially increase the value of your home as well.

Ways to Celebrate Earth Day

Every year on April 22nd we celebrate a special holiday to honor the Earth. Originated in 1970, Earth Day is an annual event celebrated by the world to show our appreciation for the environment. It is a special time that we are able to recognize how fragile our planet is, educate the population on ways to care for the planet, and share the importance of using items to support sustainability. Earth Day is the world’s largest environmental movement, with the end goal being for each person to treat everyday like Earth Day.

“Spring” Into Action and Get Your Lawn Ready For Warmer Weather

Now that March is well underway, spring is right around the corner, leaving no better time to prepare your lawn for the warmer weather. The dormant season for your grass will soon be ending when we say goodbye to the cooler weather of winter. Starting preparations now will ensure that you have a healthy, lush lawn this summer that can withstand the brutal sun and heat.