Florida Fall Landscaping! We don't often think much of the Florida fall landscape, but this is the perfect time of the year for planting…well, just about anything! The leaves may not be changing, but our yards are about to. Gardening in Central Florida is ideal in the cooler fall weather. The drop in temperature takes some of the stress off of the root systems of our plants, vegetables and grass. Taking this opportunity to have fresh sod placed on your yard will allow it to take root and...
When the weather forecast calls for freezing temperatures overnight, you don’t want to be rushing outside in the dark to cover your cold-sensitive plants. Citrus plants are especially sensitive to the colder temperatures. Here are some tips to keep your plants protected during overnight freezing temperatures:
When redesigning landscaping or installing new plants the first consideration should always be,” is the plant or flower suitable for the area?” This means that the soil type, hardiness, sunlight exposure, water availability and the mature size of the flower or tree must all be considered. The last being very important particularly when planting near structures like pool screens. Remember somebody may have to replace screens some day!
At times it becomes necessary to replace damaged grass with new. Damage can occur in a number of ways some of which include insect damage, irrigation problems and human traffic, once it becomes irreparable then it’s time to replace. The 2 most common types of grass used in Central Florida are Bahia and St Augustine, both of which have their good points and both of which have their bad points, but in either case there is a process to replacing sod.