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How to Incorporate a Fountain Feature in your Landscape

Thursday, June 07, 2018

Have you been thinking about adding a fountain feature to your landscape, but you just aren’t sure where to start? Fountains can be a beautiful, soothing feature when added to any landscape, but picking the right one...

Successful Gardening Secrets From The Pros

Tuesday, June 05, 2018

There’s nothing like the feel of soil between your fingers or watching things grow that you planted, but gardening isn’t as easy as just plopping plants in the ground and hoping for the best. While some plants are...

Best Plants Around Your Florida Pool (privacy and beauty)

Wednesday, May 30, 2018

There are a lot of things you need to consider when you are planning the landscape around your pool. You want plants that won’t drop a bunch of debris into the water, clogging your filter. You need plants that can...

Installing Brick Paver Basics

Monday, May 21, 2018

Are you searching for an easy way to build a home entranceway with brick pavers? Then we have a project here for you. If your home entrance is made of old cracked bricks or is out of place, we have an easy way to build a new...

4 Pet Friendly Landscaping Tips for Your Lawn & Garden

Wednesday, May 16, 2018

We love our pets. They really become like family. So as the weather gets warmer and we spend more time outside, we want our four-legged friends to similarly enjoy the outdoors and their own outdoor environment. If you're...

Be a weirdo and plant weird plants

Monday, May 14, 2018

Who wants their garden to look the same as every other one in the neighborhood? If you think your garden looks a little bland, maybe it’s time for a unique look to help your garden stand out by adding some weird plants...

Native, Drought Tolerant Plants for your Florida Landscape

Thursday, May 10, 2018

With water restrictions becoming more and more stringent, perhaps you’ve been thinking about changing your landscape accordingly. Luckily, Florida has plenty of native, drought-tolerant plants that will add beauty to...

Fertilizer by the Numbers: Which Fertilizer Should You Choose?

Monday, May 07, 2018

Whenever you buy fertilizer from your local landscape supply store, you will notice that there are three numbers prominently listed on the packaging. You can typically find them on the front, formatted like...

How to Prepare Your Florida Lawn For Hurricane Season

Wednesday, May 02, 2018

Hurricane Season is just around the corner; beginning  June 1st; and while years can pass between the worst storms, it's important to prepare your lawn & garden in the event that we have another year like 2017....

How To Properly Install Mulch In Your Lawn & Garden

Wednesday, April 25, 2018

Throwing a layer of mulch down around your plants may seem like a relatively simple task, but doing it wrong can lead to increased insects, mice, mold, and weeds. Done improperly, it can even suffocate your plants or prevent...