Published on Friday, November 12, 2021
While newly installed sod requires ongoing care, the initial maintenance can be broken into two general categories: the first two weeks after installation and three to four weeks after installation. Since this initial month of care often sets the tone for the life of your sod, it's critical property owners in Sarasota, FL adhere to a set schedule that addresses the needs of your new sod.
The first two weeks of caring for your sod should entail watering it immediately upon...
Published on Thursday, April 01, 2021
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...
Published on Thursday, March 18, 2021
Weeds are a way of life for many Florida homeowners. Year after year, these pesky pieces of vegetation rear
their ugly heads and take over your lawn, wreaking havoc on your grass and damaging its visual appeal.
While there are many variations, five weeds are commonly found in Sarasota, Siesta Key, Longboat Key,
FL, and surrounding areas. These include crabgrass, broadleaf plantain, clover, chickweed, and spurge. Keep on
reading to learn more about these...
Published on Wednesday, February 24, 2021
In Sarasota, FL, and surrounding areas such as Siesta Key and Longboat Key, lawns are highly
susceptible to the onslaught of crabgrass, a resilient and destructive weed. If you are new to gardening, crabgrass
growth may not seem like the end of the world because, to the layperson, the weed looks similar to green grass.
However, controlling this weed is critical as it steals your lawn’s nutrients and moisture, inhibiting grass
growth. Crabgrass also has a...
Published on Monday, December 21, 2020
Florida is not known for its harsh winters, so we don’t normally have to fully winterize our lawns and gardens
like some other states. In some places it is even warm all winter long, so grasses will always stay green! However,
there is always a chance for a surprise freeze. If you live in the northern portion of the state, you will often
experience several months of cold weather.
With the cooler temperatures rapidly approaching, Tropical Gardens Landscape wanted to take...