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Sod Webworm Problem In Central Florida PSA

Posted on 07/13/2018

There is currently a state-wide issue with Sod Webworms in Florida. This is due to the amount of rain we have received this summer, as sod webworms live in wet conditions.
Here is some information about Tropical Sod Webworms:
Sod webworms are the larval stage of the moth. Sod webworms live in the thatch layer, spinning a light webbing and feeds on the undersides of grass blades. These pests usually feed at night and can cause extensive damage in a short amount of time, causing...[read more]

Make Spring Time Memories Using Local Florida Sand

Posted on 02/21/2018

Sand is a multi-functional material that can be used for multiple projects! With the warm spring time weather approaching, we wanted to share some great ideas that you can easily create and enjoy making great memories using the sand we offer in both bulk and by the bag!
Looking for lakeside fun? Make your own private beach!

Line your beach space with rock to keep the sand in place and avoid it from washing away during rainstorms. Fill the entire area with our local Florida...[read more]

Evergreen Shade Tolerant Sod Now Available

Posted on 11/07/2016

Evergreen Shade Tolerant St. Augustine sod is now available! Shade sod comes into season during the fall and often sells out by spring, so place your order today to make sure you have it when you need it!

This is a special order sod and takes 2-3 days to fulfill orders.

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Best Mulch For Landscaping

Posted on 03/31/2016

Mulch protects your plants through all the seasons. The hot and warm months can really put added stress on the plants. When subjected to cold weather, months of hard work put into landscaping can be reversed. Adding mulch reduces the impact of weather changes and the amount of weeding required for maintaining soil quality. 

Why do you need mulch?

Mulch insulates the soil to protect against extreme temperatures. It controls the water to provide ample moisture to...[read more]

How To Lay Sod

Posted on 03/30/2016

Also called turf grass, sod is grass that has been pre-planted into healthy soil. It's held together by either its own roots or some other type of thin material. Using sod to grow grass is the only reliable method for the Central Florida climate, but in order for the process to work, the sod has to be laid correctly. As an Orlando based business, we know the local climate and planting recommendations well.

Here are some basic steps on how to lay sod:

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Decorating With Rocks In Landscaping

Posted on 03/29/2016

Landscaping with decorative rock is a beautiful, low-maintenance way to keep your yard and garden looking nice. Small rocks can be used to enhance formal landscaping, cottage gardens or xeriscaped rock gardens. Rock is useful for suppressing weeds, improving drainage, retaining heat and adding color and design to your property. Different sizes, colors and shapes of decorative rock are available to personalize your design for your individual property, taste and style. 
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Why St Augustine Floratam Is The Best Grass For Orlando

Posted on 03/28/2016

Living in the sub-tropic and very humid Central Florida regions, residents and business owners alike soon come to the conclusion that beautiful, lush grass is totally in keeping with the Floridian atmosphere. However, with this comes another realization: there's only one kind of grass that can withstand the unique weather--St. Augustine Floratam.

Our article below covers some things that homeowners and business owners need to know about this region-oriented grass that makes...[read more]

Types Of Sod

Posted on 03/25/2016

Sod is palletized grass, ready for installation. Sod is simply "thrown" over a prepared area of ground. After that, it needs to be watered and should avoid being walked on for a few weeks until it's established. Our professionals at Landscape Supply, Co. cut fresh sod every day to our customer's specifications, and deliver it by the pallet.  You can also buy FLoratam by the piece at our store. Our best sods include Floratam St. Augustine and Empire Zoysia. Here are some...[read more]

Dos And Donts Of Laying Sod

Posted on 03/23/2016

Whether you are looking to decorate a new lawn or renovate your old one, laying sod is a painstaking and long process. It has a high chance of becoming messy if not handled with utmost care.

We, at Landscape Supply Co. with over 20 years of experience in groundcare, are well-versed in the rules of sod-laying. Follow our list of do’s and don'ts to lay the perfect sod in your lawn -

DO Take Precise Measurements

Sod is pretty expensive, so...[read more]

Thanks For Attending Our First Drive Green Event

Posted on 03/21/2016

Thanks to everyone who attended our first Drive Green Event in St. Cloud.
We will have more of these week-long events throughout the year at both the Orlando and St. Cloud locations!

Take a test drive, score big discounts and enter to win a Tractor!
If you didn't come for the fun last week (or simply can't get enough), join us (again) next time! We are still picking the right week, but check here or your email for the latest news.

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