Category Archives: Lawncare Tips

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 […]

Last-Minute Lawn Maintenance Tips for Outdoor Parties and BBQs

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Use these last-minute lawn maintenance tips for outdoor parties so you can get straight to chillin’ and grillin’. Hamburgers and hot dogs: check. Cooler full of beers: check. Party-ready yard: wait a minute… Don’t stress—we’ve got you covered. While regular lawn maintenance is ideal for a beautiful lawn year-round, even the worst procrastinators can prep […]

5 Easy Eco-Friendly Lawn Care Tips

Want to take big steps to reduce your carbon footprint? No need for major life changes or a brand new Tesla (although that would be nice…). Just step into your own backyard. Traditional lawn care is notorious for unsustainable practices. Everything from overwatering, to unhealthy fertilizing, to gas mowing wastes resources and pollutes our local […]

Ask an Expert: Summer Pest Control Tips and Mistakes to Avoid

Relaxing outside during a Florida summer is sometimes easier said than done. You want to enjoy your yard and hang out on the lawn with your friends and family… but so do all kinds of bugs and pests. Proper summer pest control can help you keep control of your lawn and enjoy the season without buzzing and itching. […]

5 Surprising Benefits of Quiet Lawn Care Service

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Ah, the sounds of summer. Songbirds singing, pools splashing, kids playing outside… oh yeah, and those gas-powered lawn mowers roaring through the neighborhood. It doesn’t have to be that way. Electric mowers have made low-noise lawn care possible, and the benefits go beyond simple peace and quiet. You may already be familiar with hearing loss […]

How to Save Water and Protect Your Lawn During Florida’s Drought

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With most of Florida parched by drought, you might be worried about whether your property’s grass and plants will make it through the season. Those dreaded brown spots are showing up on many lawns, and according to UF’s meteorologist, there won’t be much relief anytime soon—drought conditions in Florida are expected to last at least […]

7 Photos of Gainesville Lawns that Prove Sprinkler Maintenance Is No Joke

As you’re getting your sprinkler or irrigation system ready for spring, there are some key issues you can look for to make sure it will be working its best. We’re talking leaks, clogs, weak water pressure—all the problems that typically come after the cold and dry winter. These common issues can reduce your system’s effectiveness, spike […]

4 Ways Shrub Trimming Can Protect Your Home and Property

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You’ve got insurance, smoke detectors, locks on your windows. Are you also protecting your property with shrub trimming? Many people don’t realize it, but pruning shrubs and hedges is important for everything from reducing your utilities bill to deterring burglars. All while making your lawn look striking! Here’s what you need to know: When’s the Best […]

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