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Big Earth Christmas Gift Ideas 2017

Thursday, October 19, 2017

Christmas shopping is made easier at Big Earth. We have compiled a list of great gift ideas for your family, friends, holiday hosts and more. Read on to see our favorites and find the perfect gifts to give this holiday season....

A Note from Adam …

Wednesday, October 18, 2017

Hurricane Irma, now a part of history, is a storm we will not easily forget. As the cleanup continues and the piles of yard debris grow taller, I want to encourage you to ponder what our landscape did for us during this...

Q & A Konstantin Ryapolov; Big Earth Online Store Webmaster

Wednesday, October 18, 2017

You may remember Konstantin as the past manager of Big Earth Sarasota. Since returning to his home state of Washington in the fall of 2016, he assumed a virtual role, as webmaster for the Big Earth Online Store, and he has...

Picking Favorites: Pine Straw

Wednesday, October 18, 2017

The rust color of pine straw needles make it a favorite choice for mulch in landscape beds, plus the high acidity of pine straw helps suppress weeds, which means fewer chemical weed killer applications. Pine straw is easy...

What’s That?

Wednesday, October 18, 2017

We’ll Tell You: Best known for their loud calls, echoing from trees, Florida Cicadas are considered annual and do not emerge in masses. Although their cast, nymph stage skeletons are often found on the trunks of trees and...

Overseed with Ryegrass for Winter Color

Wednesday, October 18, 2017

Many Florida lawns go dormant in the late fall or early winter, resulting in a brown lawn through the cold months, which is part of the natural process. However, there is nothing wrong with wanting a green lawn and to...

How to: Tree Staking with Twister Tie Downs™

Wednesday, October 18, 2017

Twister Tie Downs™, available at all Big Earth Locations and made locally in Bradenton, FL, are a screw-like apparatus that an installer twists into the ground, using a 28” Metal “T” handle. Twister Tie Downs™ are...

Pottery Focus: Anduze Urn Planter

Wednesday, October 18, 2017

An incredibly elegant profile, of an iconic French design, the Anduze Urn Planter commands attention. The unique medallion and delicate features of the Anduze Urn Planter create an eye catching statement. Available in...

Around the Industry: Sod Solutions

Wednesday, October 18, 2017

As the fall season sets in, taking care of your EMPIRE Zoysia changes slightly, but remains as easy as 1, 2, 3. One — Lower the blade on your mower from the summer height of 2”, to 1.5” for fall, but careful...

Beautiful Benches

Wednesday, October 18, 2017

All four Big Earth locations have a selection of beautiful benches, ranging in size, style and price. All benches are imported from Europe and each piece has incredible character. A lovely addition to any home, garden or...