How to Catch Dry St Augustine Grass Before It Gets Brown

You don’t have to wait until your lawn’s turned brown. You can check the health and hydration of your St Augustine grass before it’s too late. Fortunately, it’s quick and easy to do. Due to the dry spell that Gainesville and North Central Florida have been experiencing recently, we wanted to share a couple of quick […]

5 Common Florida Plants That Are Toxic to Pets

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The next time you’re in your backyard, try to see it like your pets do. What areas can they run to and play out of your sight? What plants or flowers look tempting to chew? If you’ve got outdoor cats, curious puppies, or any other pets that go in your property’s outdoor space, it’s important […]

6 Super Local Opportunities to Volunteer After Hurricane Irma in Gainesville

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Nothing makes us prouder to be in Gainesville than our neighbors’ drive to support one another and our local community. Especially after disasters like Hurricane Irma, we know many of you may be looking for ways you can help out. We wanted to highlight a handful of super local opportunities for you to volunteer after […]

Raw Sun Power Episode 11: What We’ve Learned and Where We’re Going

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Tom Snogles is the founder and owner of Sun Power Lawn Care, a Gainesville, FL-based electric lawn care business dedicated to quiet and sustainable service. Sun Power Lawn Care has come a long way since we launched back in 2014. From expanding our team to upgrading our electric lawn care equipment and more, we’re able […]

How Often Should You Mow Your Grass?

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http://sunpowerlawncare.com/wp-content/uploads/2017/09/how-often-mow-grass.mp4   Tom Snogles is the founder and owner of Sun Power Lawn Care, a Gainesville, FL-based electric lawn care business dedicated to quiet and sustainable service. One of the most important ways to help your grass thrive is to cut it on a regular schedule. Routine mowing not only makes your property look great, […]

5 Questions to Ask a Lawn Care and Maintenance Team Before You Hire

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Hiring a lawn care and maintenance team doesn’t have to be a gamble. All it takes are a few key questions to ensure you’re getting a responsible, qualified team that will give you a yard you’re proud of. Based on our years of experience in the field, we’ve drawn up five questions to help you […]

Mowing High… And Why! Three Magic Reasons to Keep Grass Tall

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http://sunpowerlawncare.com/wp-content/uploads/2017/08/Mowing-High-and-Why.mp4   Tom Snogles is the founder and owner of Sun Power Lawn Care, a Gainesville, FL-based electric lawn care business dedicated to quiet and sustainable service. One of the most common questions I get as a lawn care professional is how high to cut grass for a beautiful but healthy yard. The answer will […]

How Does Vinegar Weed Control Stack Up to the Competition?

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Fighting weeds in your garden can feel like a slow motion game of whack-a-mole. You pull ‘em, weed eat ‘em, spray ‘em. But unless you’ve got a professional weed control service visiting regularly, they always seem to pop back up, cheerfully ruining your otherwise tidy landscaping or garden. This can be especially true for anyone […]

Need Help Choosing Mulch? Pros and Cons of Popular Mulch Types

Mulch is a garden’s best friend. It can prevent weeds, trap soil moisture, and protect plant roots from extreme temperatures. Mulch also adds depth to your landscaping and creates a fresh, welcoming look. If you’re choosing mulch for your yard, then you’ve already made a smart step toward healthy and vibrant landscaping. But not all […]

4 Rainy Season Lawn Care Tips for a Healthy Yard All Summer

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A few months ago, North Central Florida was dried up by a drought that just wouldn’t leave—and now we’ve got more rain than we know what to do with. Welcome to summer in Florida! This weather can be tricky for anyone with a turf lawn. Without proper regular maintenance, grass can become overwatered or attract […]

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