It’s so hot outside that Floridians’ vegetable gardens are burned out. But garden expert Larry Figart says that it’s the perfect time to start getting ready for the fall growing season.
You wouldn’t think that, with temperatures in the mid 90s and regular afternoon thunderstorms, our thoughts should be turning to fall vegetable gardens. But now is the perfect time to plan (not plant) and prepare our gardens for the fall vegetable season.
Aeration is the breaking down of the soil to provide space for air, water and nutrients to reach deep in the soil to the roots. This process will aid in helping your roots grow deeper in the soil and have longer, wider and stronger grass blades. Having deeper roots helps the grass fight minor grub worm issue and tolerate more stress from drought because the roots are reaching deeper to find the water supply.
Be proactive…prepare your landscape for hurricanes. Did you know hurricane season in Florida begins May 15 and ends November 30? That’s over half of the year so it’s time to get busy. Here is a list of a few things to put on your to-do-list to prepare your landscape for hurricanes.
Homeowners, by necessity, are financially conscious of their monthly spending. This is particularly true for outdoor services such as lawn care. However, experts believe making a decision about mowing frequency based solely on short-term cost is a costly mistake.
Rick started Grass Gator Lawns with the goal of building a small, community-oriented business that emphasized quality over quantity. We focus on what we do best… mowing lawns. Blades are kept razor sharp to leave your lawn with a manicured look you’ll love. We pride ourselves on reliability and show up when we’re supposed!