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How to Prepare Your Yard for Spring (So You Thank Yourself in Summer)

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Can you feel it? Fresh cut lawns… azaleas in bloom… birds chirping and singing each other songs… Spring is just around the corner. It’s one of the best times of the year, but it’s not all about relaxing in a t-shirt. It’s crucial to strategically prepare your yard for spring if you want a beautiful, comfortable […]

5 Easy Leaf Removal Tips for Any Gainesville, FL Resident

We all dream of that crisp, green lawn. But sometimes reality is a big pile of wet leaves. Especially during the winter in North Central Florida. Sometimes it seems like the leaves just won’t stop falling. What can we do to clear them up without losing our minds? Here are five easy leaf removal tips […]

Winter Irrigation Tips to Save Water (and Money) on Gainesville, FL Lawns

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We’ve set the clocks back. Now it’s time to set our sprinklers back. Every November, Alachua County’s irrigation restrictions change to accommodate the winter’s slow plant growth. It’s crucial to ensure that your sprinkler or irrigation system is compliant with these restrictions and is working properly, in order to prevent fines, cut down your water bill and conserve water for […]

Where to Get Fall Annuals in Gainesville This Month

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Planting fall annuals is a quick, easy way to give your yard a kick of autumnal color. These vibrant flowers get their name because their life cycle lasts one season, and then they can be replaced the following year. Here in Gainesville, Florida, we’re lucky to have several options for buying fall annuals. The Sun […]

How to Get Florida-Friendly Landscaping at Half the Price

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Imagine having a lush, vibrant, inviting yard… but without having to water or mow it so much. Sounds nice, right? It’s also totally achievable with something called Florida-Friendly landscaping. Florida-Friendly landscaping is a program that harnesses low-maintenance plants to cut down on water usage. The result is a beautiful yard that doesn’t need constant irrigation. […]

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 […]

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 […]

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