The Drip: Benefits of an Irrigation System

If you’re a Florida resident with a yard, an irrigation system should be the top priority on your spring maintenance checklist. However, it’s important to educate yourself on what an irrigation system is, why it’s important, ways to maintain it, and how it will fit...

Know how to manage your microclimates

In Florida, we all understand the importance of irrigation in creating a great landscape experience. We are entering what we call “dry season” as temperatures begin to rise and stabilize, but our rainfall historically slows. If your irrigation isn’t operating or...

The Drip: Let’s Get Drippin’

All living organisms need water to survive. This is especially true when it comes to plant material. When drought hits hard, all mulch beds that are properly maintained with an irrigation system will continue to thrive in lieu of minimal rainfall. It’s important to...

The Drip: Irrigation During Dry Conditions

During spring season, temperatures throughout Florida moderate from the mid to upper 70s to the low 90s. Increasing temperatures cause landscapes to demand more water. In fact, these weather conditions cause the landscape’s demand for water to be its highest of the...

The Drip: A Turf Performance in Early Fall

As usual for Florida, summertime came with an abundance of rainfall. And its effects on lawns will soon be evident in the warm, dry conditions of early fall. As a general rule, deep and infrequent watering is the best way to promote healthy turf that can better...
Gratitude

Gratitude

I get a laugh out of memes circulating on social media about just how crazy 2022 has been. Other times I feel despair as I recall the deaths of more than one billion of my fellow citizens, the...

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Hurricane-Damaged Palms

Hurricane-Damaged Palms

Hurricane Ian came ashore on Wednesday, September 28 and left significant damage throughout many coastal areas. While many have resumed normal life, many others continue to cleanup and recover....

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We made the cut!

We made the cut!

If you don’t already read Landscape Management (one of our industry’s leading trade publications), this is a great reason to start. The magazine recently released its “LM150” list, representing the...

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Plant Profile: Morning Glory

Plant Profile: Morning Glory

Also known as Sweet Potato Vine, Morning Glory (lpomoea spp.) is a beautiful ground cover or accent for planters and pots. It is not native to Florida but is rated for hardiness zones 8a (Florida...

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Know how to manage your microclimates

Know how to manage your microclimates

In Florida, we all understand the importance of irrigation in creating a great landscape experience. We are entering what we call “dry season” as temperatures begin to rise and stabilize, but our...

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Plant Profile: Powderpuff

Plant Profile: Powderpuff

Calling it that isn’t an insult. The powderpuff is an excellent evergreen shrub for central to south Florida. The beautiful, flagrant bloom is a main reason for its popularity and becomes a magnet...

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Transform Your Landscape

Transform Your Landscape

Did you know that aside from location, curb appeal is one of the greatest contributors to your home’s value? In fact, a study carried out by the Virginia Cooperative Extension of Virginia State...

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