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Spring Cleaning: Prepping Your Yard for Spring

Spring is officially here in Gainesville and North Central Florida! Though our winter was mild, proactive homeowners can ensure a pristine yard that looks its best going into spring. A properly kept and prepared lawn leads to a healthy yard for many years to come. With simple planning, you can give your lawn a complete makeover for the upcoming season.

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Benefits of High-Quality Lawn Service

Do you desire for the perfect yard? Do you want a pristine, well-manicured yard? This is entirely possible by spending hours on the weekends, every weekend—tending to your yard. There is also the option of hiring a professional, high-quality lawn service. Instead of spending your weekends perfecting your yard, the professionals can do it for you.

There are many benefits to having a professional landscaping company tend to your yard. One of the biggest benefits is time savings. However, there are many other reasons as to why you should hire a high-quality lawn service.

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Beginner’s Guide to Crepe Myrtles

Red Crepe MyrtleIf you were born and raised in the South, chances are you are familiar with Crepe Myrtles. Even if you don’t know it by name, you can spot one a mile away. These colorful plants can add beauty to any yard and are most often found in homes throughout the South East. Some may even claim they are the unofficial plant of the South.

Just like any plant, Crepe Myrtles often require a little extra care. Whether you have a home with Crepe Myrtles, or you are interested in planting some—we have some helpful tips for you!

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Low-Maintenance Plants

Living in Florida gives residents more access to one of the greatest natural resources than any other state—the sun. Florida residents try to take advantage of this great natural resource by planting plants and flowers to make their yards stand out. However, many of us aren’t fortunate enough to be born with a green thumb. Gardening definitely has its fair share of difficulties, so every once in a while it’s nice to have plants that require little to no maintenance. Let’s help turn your thumb green with these hardy plants that are hard to kill.

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Winter Lawn Care: How To Keep Your Yard Happy

With winter officially starting December 21, it’s time to make a plan for your winter lawn care. Even with Florida’s mild temperatures, it’s a good idea to know what you can do to keep your yard ready for spring. LawnMore has a few tips for your winter lawn care.

Rethink Mowing

Starting in fall, begin cutting your grass lower than in summer. Short grass deters field mice and other burrowing animals from making your yard a home, and deterring those animals helps keep your grass from dying.

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Front Yard Landscaping

Now that the grass no longer needs cutting each week and watering each day, it’s time to turn your attention to an equally important part of your lawn: your landscaping. While the back yard offers comfort and privacy, focusing on front yard landscaping helps improve your home’s curb appeal. Check out our ideas for improving your front yard landscaping.

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Residential Lawn Care: 7 Things You Need to Know

When you think about preparing your home for different seasons or maintaining the value of your home, residential lawn care may not be the first thing to pop in your head. But maybe it should be.

Properly maintained residential lawn care can increase the value of your home, and well-kept residential lawns make houses stand out. Here are seven things you need to know about residential lawn care.

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More Than Curb Appeal: Why Landscaping is Important

Television networks like HGTV thrive on the idea of “curb appeal.” Their goal is to share tips and tricks that will make all of your neighbors green with envy each time they pass your house. While curb appeal is crucial, the importance of landscaping goes far beyond the aesthetics. Landscaping not only creates an inviting and warm outdoor space, it can also add value to your home and allow your home to be more environmentally friendly.

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The Ultimate Guide to Modern Landscaping

Here is a simple secret that often gets overlooked: your home extends past your walls. Modern landscaping is a great and easy way to create an engaging and clean area you will cherish and enjoy. Your personal style and needs should apply to your exterior home as much as your interior. A modern style in your landscaping uses an uncluttered look and crisp lines with accents of concrete, wood or metal. Ideally, your outdoor space should act as a transition from the outside to the inside of your home. (more…)

The Most Common Lawn Maintenance Problems

Everybody dreams of a clean, lush lawn to look out to every day (and to show off to the neighbors). In theory, lawn maintenance isn’t so hard, right? Just water, fertilize, and mow. Simple!

But anyone who’s ever tried to take on their own lawn work knows it’s not that simple. There are plenty of factors just waiting to sneak under your nose to destroy your lawn. They come by night, they come by sun, they come by rainfall. Let’s take a look at some of the most common, and most frustrating, lawn maintenance problems. (more…)