Category Archives: Sustainability News

New Fertilizer Ordinance Coming to Gainesville

Changes are coming to Alachua County’s fertilizer ordinance. Starting in October, the Alachua County Environmental Protection Department will begin enforcing new provisions to the county’s Fertilizer Code, which include a seasonal fertilizer ban from July through February and the use of phosphorus. Fertilizer use is common for household lawns, especially in Florida, which uses more […]

Electric Cars, Local Eats and Big Prizes at Gainesville’s GreenMan Fest

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How do you usually spend the week after Thanksgiving? Probably sleeping off your food coma, or cranking up the Christmas music, right? We’ve got a new idea for your routine this year. How about a weekend of live music, a holiday light show, and local food and eats—all at Gainesville’s beautiful Depot Park? Better yet, […]

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 […]

Solar Panels for Your Home Just Got More Affordable

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What’s better than solar energy? Solar energy that’s affordable for everyone. And here in Alachua County, residents are collaborating to make that happen. Alachua homeowners are banding together to form a solar co-op. Solar co-ops make it possible to get discounted solar panels for your home through large group purchases. The co-op will use a […]

Catch Us (and Win Big!) at Sunstock Gainesville

Solar-powered music and solar-powered beer. You could call it our happy place. Sun Power Lawn Care is so excited to be supporting the Sunstock Solar Festival, a 100% solar-powered music festival right here in Gainesville. Sunstock Gainesville kicks off at Swamp Head Brewery, the first solar-powered brewery in Florida, on Saturday, March 4 at 5 […]

Conserve Water in Your Yard with Discounted Rain Barrels

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What’s better than finding a new way to conserve water in your yard and property? Finding it at a discount! Alachua County will offer discounted 50-gallon rain barrels for the next month. Here at Sun Power Lawn Care, we’re huge fans of saving resources and saving dollar bills, so of course we wanted to spread the […]

What To Look For In A Sustainable Lawn Care Service

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With the right sustainable lawn care service, you can enjoy both a healthy, eye-catching yard and the satisfaction of lowering your carbon footprint. You want a service that can deliver high quality results with a low impact – but finding one might seem daunting if you’re not familiar with the equipment and practices that are […]

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