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Erosion Control

Tuesday, September 30, 2014

Every year in Florida we get bombarded by heavy rains. Some showers produce huge volumes of water that wash away our roads, ditches, gardens and river banks. The best time to fight erosion is when it is not raining. When wash...

Florida West Coast Orchid Society’s Annual Orchid Show

Monday, September 29, 2014

This weekend check out the Florida West Coast Orchid Society’s Annual Orchid Show and Sale. October 4-5 between 9am-5pm. Show is being held at the Garden Club of St. Petersburg at 501 Sunset Drive South, St. Petersburg 33707....

Spring Mulching Made Simple

Monday, March 17, 2014

by Adam Rickert, owner of Big Earth Landscape Supply In Florida, spring is the time to mulch. It replenishes the earth, it protects plants from water loss due to evaporation and it compliments the landscape through the...

Going Green

Friday, November 22, 2013

Big Earth Landscape Supply cares about the earth. Owner Adam Rickert believes we have a responsibility to preserve and protect our environment. He believes passionately about local sustainability because he thinks it’s not...

Beach Pebbles

Tuesday, August 20, 2013

For gardeners and/or landscapers wanting to give their project an upgrade, Beach Pebbles are the perfect solution. One of Big Earth Landscape’s most popular items, Beach Pebbles are used around flowers, on walkways, at the...

Rubber Mulch

Tuesday, August 20, 2013

Big Earth Landscape has a terrific inventory of rubber mulches in a wide variety of textures and colors available in pallets, bulk, sack and bag. Of course, if we don’t have what you want in stock, we’ll order it and...

Improving the Value of Your Home

Tuesday, July 16, 2013

Want to add up to 20% to the value of your home and do it inexpensively and without needing an army of contractors? It’s possible. In fact, it’s easy. According to a recent article in the Herald Tribune’s Real Estate...

Get Ready for Summer

Thursday, May 23, 2013

Fight Fungus and Insects Hot humid weather is a great incubator for fungus. And because the young plants are soft and chewable, the new foliage that comes this time of year is like an all you can eat buffet for insects....

Soil Preparation

Friday, April 12, 2013

There is no better time to enhance a lawn's ultimate beauty and success than by improving the soil before any planting takes place. Benefits of Proper and Complete Soil Preparation Improved Uniformity Increased Density...

Sod Installation & Maintenance

Thursday, April 11, 2013

How to Properly Install New Sod For optimum growth, turf grass needs just four things...sunlight, air, water, and nutrients. Reduce any of these, or provide too much of some, and your grass will die or decline. However,...