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What Bugs You? #SlugLove

Tuesday, July 18, 2017

Unlike most, I find great delight in a slug sighting. My fascination for this slimy critter goes back to childhood when I kept a few as pets. I know, it’s not “normal”, but slugs are interesting and an important component...

Around the Industry: Sod Solutions

Tuesday, July 18, 2017

It’s officially summer! Time to get outside and enjoy your lawn. Summer heat and wear can be a burden on turf, so be sure to focus on these three things to keep your grass looking its best this summer: health, irrigation and...

Pottery Focus: Globe Planter

Tuesday, July 18, 2017

We’d like to introduce you to the tasteful and attractive Globe Planter. The simple, elegant lines of the Globe Planter are a match for just about any landscape or home design, plus the wide mouth makes for easy planting....

Fertilizer Ban

Tuesday, May 30, 2017

It’s that time again Fertilizer restrictions begin June 1st and run through September 30th. Better known as the “Blackout Period”, the fertilizer ban was first put in place in Palm Beach County in 2000. The Town of...

Garden Calendar Spring Edition 2017

Thursday, April 20, 2017

Spring Lawn and Garden Tips For the Lawn Water Smart - Check for damaged heads and areas that need to be adjusted; Lawns can have too much of a good thing!  Lawns need approximately ½” to ¾”...

Q & A with Stewart Clarke

Thursday, April 20, 2017

Q & A with Stewart Clarke; Assistant Manager of Big Earth Bradenton Stewart was voted to be the Employee Spotlight by fellow Big Earth employees for the calm nature and dedication he shows to customers and employees....

Florikan Fertilizer @ Big Earth

Thursday, April 20, 2017

Florikan is a controlled release fertilizer that helps optimize plant nutrition, while reducing environmental impact. Spring is the perfect time to fertilize your lawn, tress, shrubs, palms and more, before the summer fertilize...

Picking Favorites: Coralis Planter

Wednesday, April 19, 2017

Brand new to the Big Earth Collection, we are absolutely in love with the Coralis Planter. The delicate, yet playful details make the Coralis Planter an ideal addition to any setting, whether indoor or out. Adorned with small...

Bohemian Lawn & Garden

Wednesday, April 19, 2017

A stylish, bohemian lawn and garden means a little bit eclectic and a little modern, but always colorful and fun. A boho look is perfect for those who like to mix it up with colors, textures and patterns, plus the bohemian look...

What's That?

Wednesday, April 19, 2017

We’ll Tell You: Known as nature’s cleanup crew, dung beetles are one of the most interesting insects. After all, is there anything cooler than watching an insect roll a ball of poop? Did you know? Shortly after...