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How Often Throughout the Year Does Your Lawn in Florida Need Fertilizer?

How Often Throughout the Year Does Your Lawn in Florida Need Fertilizer?

Unlike in many other states, lawns in Florida grow almost year-round due to the constant sunshine and warm weather. As a result, they need to be fertilized more often than lawns up north. Fertilizer provides your turf with the nourishment it needs to grow healthy, stay green, and withstand natural stressors. If you own property in the Sunshine State, you should follow a regular fertilization routine in the spring, fall, and winter to support your turf's ongoing health. In the summer,...
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Diagnosing Your Brown Lawn - Is It Dehydrated or Is It Something More Serious?

Diagnosing Your Brown Lawn - Is It Dehydrated or Is It Something More Serious?

If you're like most property owners, you'll want your lawn to be healthy and green throughout the year. If you notice that your lawn is turning brown, you'll want to get to the root of the issue as soon as possible so you can treat whatever the problem is and get your lawn back to its beautiful green color. Here in Florida, there are several reasons that your lawn could be turning brown, one of the most common being because it's dehydrated. However, there are more serious...
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Frequently Asked Questions About Palm Tree Fertilization

Frequently Asked Questions About Palm Tree Fertilization

Our beautiful state of Florida is known for three main things: sunshine, the ocean, and palm trees. Palms are a staple here and one of the most common trees we have, and just like any other tree - and your lawn - they need to be fertilized to stay healthy and beautiful year-round. Now, you may be staring at your palm trees and wondering how often you should fertilize them, what nutrients are in palm tree fertilizer, whether you should use a fast-release or slow-release product, and how...
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3 Ways to Ensure Your Plants Stay Healthy & Always Look Their Best

3 Ways to Ensure Your Plants Stay Healthy & Always Look Their Best

Thriving plants with vibrant colors will never fail to enhance the visual appeal of your property. If you want to ensure your plants remain healthy and stunning, there are 3 things you should do. The first is to trim and prune them to maintain their manicured appearance and keep them growing healthy. Second, provide your plants with nourishing fertilization treatments so they have the nutrients they need to thrive. Lastly, always check them for signs of insect infestations and diseases and...
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Don’t Make These Mistakes When Fertilizing Your Lawn

Don’t Make These Mistakes When Fertilizing Your Lawn

Fertilizer treatments are instrumental when it comes to establishing a lush, green lawn on your property. And even though the process may seem straightforward, it's still possible to make mistakes when fertilizing your lawn. One common mistake you can make is applying too much fertilizer, which can actually harm your grass. Another mistake is using the wrong type of fertilizer for your grass type, which is especially important here in the Sarasota, FL area where there are many ...
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Frequently Asked Questions About Lawn Fertilizer

Frequently Asked Questions About Lawn Fertilizer

Fertilization is a popular lawn care service here in Florida that every lawn care company seems to offer. While you may be familiar with the term, you might not actually know much about this service. You may be wondering if fertilizer is actually necessary, what nutrients are typically in fertilizers, if fertilizer is safe for your pets, and how often fertilizer should be applied. Don't worry, if you have these questions, you are not alone. In fact, these are some of the most...
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What Essential Nutrients Are in Fertilizers & How Do They Benefit Grass?

What Essential Nutrients Are in Fertilizers & How Do They Benefit Grass?

Regularly applying fertilizer is instrumental to maintaining a strong and healthy lawn. But when it comes to the ingredients found in fertilizer, it turns out that not many people know what's in the stuff that's going onto their lawns. Well, we're here to tell you that your fertilizer contains many essential nutrients and micronutrients that all work together to keep your lawn in pristine condition. However, three nutrients stand above the rest: and those are nitrogen, potassium,...
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November is Fertilization Month for Your Trees & Shrubs

November is Fertilization Month for Your Trees & Shrubs

Winter is well on its way, and in order for your plants to remain healthy, you will need to give your trees and shrubs what they need to survive the cooler weather. In Florida, the best time for the last application of fertilizer for your trees and shrubs is in November. Your plants will be able to absorb and utilize the nutrients in the fertilizer in the upcoming winter months. The most optimal fertilizer should contain nitrogen, phosphorus, and potassium so that your plants receive all...
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Do You Want a Green Lawn? Fertilization & Weed Control is Necessary!

Do You Want a Green Lawn? Fertilization & Weed Control is Necessary!

A green, healthy lawn can transform your property’s appearance and even increase your home’s resale value. However, maintaining a lawn on Florida's Gulf Coast can be pretty labor-intensive, with routine activities including mowing, watering, and edging. If you live in Sarasota, FL, or surrounding areas, fertilization and weed control are among your most critical tasks if you want a green healthy lawn. Below, we look at how you should meet your...
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Caring for Your Lawn with Fertilization and Weed Control

Caring for Your Lawn with Fertilization and Weed Control

There are many ways to care for your lawn, but there is no one true right or wrong way to maintain a healthy lawn. The most important thing you need is discipline to constantly care for your lawn with a regimented fertilization and weed control program. At Tropical Gardens Landscape, we pride ourselves on our knowledge and attention to detail. Our licensed lawn care experts know how to maintain healthy lawns for your Florida homes. If you want a beautiful lawn, but cannot spend the time...
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