Groundcovers are low-to-the-ground plants that you can use to help fill out your landscape. Keep reading to learn about some groundcover plants that require minimal watering and care in Sarasota County.
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Hey, you! Are you tired of waking up early to water your plants? Sick of high water and electric bills from heavy duty irrigation all year round? Fed up with constantly paying for the latest and greatest way to get rid of plant pests? Perhaps ... READ MORE
Drip, or micro-irrigation, is a great choice for landscape beds. It is up to 50% more water-efficient than a traditional sprinkler system, and it provides water directly to the plant instead of applying spray in a "one size fits all" pattern.
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Spending money to maintain things used to be something I thought was optional. It took me a while to learn that spending for maintenance was a great way to make sure I could save money in the future. Sure, I knew that it was important to have ... READ MORE
I decided to create this presentation covering what you need to know about renting in Florida after hearing stories of rental relationships gone wrong. If someone is collecting money for offering their property for someone else's use, they ... READ MORE
A free lecture on Maintenance and Care of Roses in the Garden is being offered as part of the 6th installment of the Garden Talks Series hosted by the Acreage Branch Library. The public is invited to attend this educational opportunity. The ... READ MORE
Landscaping Pet Peeve
Here are a few of my landscaping pet peeves: invasive species, volcano mulching, and improper irrigation. Improper irrigation bothers me the most, especially when I see wasted water on sidewalks and roadways.
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Many readers may already know, the term Green Industry refers to the commercial lawn and landscapers that work so hard to keep our yards and neighborhoods beautiful in the hot Florida sun. Green industry professionals stay current on best practices ... READ MORE
An air conditioner's filters, coils, and fins require regular maintenance for the unit to function effectively and efficiently throughout its years of service. Neglecting necessary maintenance ensures a steady decline in air conditioning performance ... READ MORE