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What Is Lawn Aeration? The All-in-One Guide to Do It Right

Simply put, aeration is the process of boring small holes in the lawn. Sound weird? It’s actually a common and dependable lawn care technique. And don’t worry, it’s not as laborious it sounds, especially with the right tools. The basic idea is to break up compacted soil and help your grass absorb oxygen, water, and […]

4 Fall Lawn Fertilizer Tips for Gainesville Properties

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Think of fall fertilization like an invisible shield for your grass and plants. With the right fertilizer and timing, you can ready plants’ defenses before the chill of winter sets in. It’s different than spring fertilization, which is all about maximizing healthy growth. Instead, with most grasses, flowers, and shrubs going dormant for the winter, […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

Ask an Expert: How Lawn Drainage Systems Can Protect Your Yard From Storms

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Lawn Drainage Solutions Q&A With An Expert Floridians know that during the summer, a rainstorm can pour down at any moment. And it’s important for homeowners to be prepared. If your yard doesn’t have proper lawn drainage, storm runoff can collect and cause big problems for your property, from erosion, to harboring insects, to washing […]

5 Types Of People Who Benefit From Quiet Lawn Care

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Ever been jarred awake on an early Saturday morning by the sound of a lawn mower roaring to life? It may seem like that noisy gasoline engine is just a fact of life in grassy neighborhoods. But thanks to electric-powered quiet lawn care equipment, there is a safer, healthier, more neighborhood friendly mowing alternative available to benefit […]

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