Why use Mulch around Oak Trees
Oak trees are a majestic and a valued part of the landscape around urban homes and in the countryside. Oak trees can live for hundreds of years when well maintained in suitable growing conditions. As a home or business owner, there are some simple steps you can take to ensure that your oak trees are healthy and will continue to provide beauty and shade for your property for a long time to come. Instead of using our sod delivery service, consider mulch...[read more]
5 Recommended Types of Decorative Landscaping Rock
Using landscaping rocks can save time and labor when designing a yard or the grounds of a building. Many types of landscape rocks are as effective as mulch at preventing weeds, making upkeep less arduous. Different sizes, colors and textures lend themselves to various landscaping projects.
River Rock is a versatile, affordable choice for landscaping around your home. It can be found in...[read more]
Happy Birthday John Deere!
From JohnDeereJournal.com --
February 7 marks the 212th anniversary of John Deere’s birth, and you’re invited to celebrate! Born in Rutland, Vt., Deere moved west in 1836, seeking a better life in Grand Detour, Illinois. One year later, he perfected the first commercially successful self-scouring steel plow. John Deere died on May 17, 1886, in Moline, Ill., at the age of 82. Thousands of mourners paid their respects at Red Cliff, his home...[read more]
John Deere Introduces the XUV590i and XUV590i S4 Crossover Utility Vehicles
CARY, North Carolina -- John Deere introduces the Gator XUV590i and XUV590i S4 Crossover Utility Vehicles, designed for operators who desire performance, comfort, and customizaiton. Equipped with a powerful twin-cylinder engine, independent four-wheel suspension and availability of more than 75 attachments, the XUV590i provides an unparalelled balance of performance and work capability in the...[read more]
Stihl Recalls Roughly 150,000 Products
November 12, 2015
Stihl has recalled roughly 150,000 gas-powered edgers, trimmers/brushcutters, pole pruners and KombiMotors in the United States. Another 16,000 were sold in Canada.
The recall includes:
- Stihl edgers with model number FC 56 C
- Trimmers/brushcutters with model number FS 40 C, FS 50 C, FS 56 C, and FS 56 RC
- Pole pruners with model number HT 56 C
8 Essential Lawn Care Tasks for Late Fall/Early Winter
Having a beautiful lawn takes work, not only from a professional lawn care service, but also the property owner. Some property owners are relieved when winter comes as lawns become dormant and don’t need much care. Before you pack it up for the season, be sure to review this list of items to keep your lawn looking great and to make it look even better next year.
1. Be sure all of your leaves are collected....[read more]
Reasons to Hire a Landscaping Service
There are many reasons to hire a professional landscaping company to tackle that back-breaking lawn maintenance.
Around this time of year, Central Florida averages a temperature of roughly 85 degrees fahrenheit with 60% humidity. Oppressive! Wouldn’t you much rather be inside, you know, where the air conditioning is? I’m sure the lawn service guys would too, but it’s their job and you can pay them...[read more]
Importance of Keeping Mower Blades Sharp
Why Sharp Blades Matter
The difference between a sharp razor and the razors that you try to get one last shave out of is quite apparent when you irritate and cut your face when using the old one. A brand new blade gives a nice, clean shave. The same thing happens when cutting grass. If the blades are nicked or dull, the lawn will end up with a ragged trim, causing it to suffer damage and become more susceptible to pests and diseases....[read more]
Cut Your Mowing Time in Half
Dread mowing your lawn like most people do? Do you spend the entirety of the task wishing you were doing something else... anything else?! Well, maybe you’re simply spending too much time on this necessary evil. Ever thought about the pattern in which you mow, and how that may effect how long it takes you? Switching to one of these efficient patterns may drastically reduce the time spent doing something you loathe.
Equipment Review: STIHL FS 90 R Trimmer STIHL has long been known as one of the top power equipment manufacturers in the world, and for good reason. STIHL produces top rated equipment in every category from chainsaws and concrete cutters to augers and drills. One of their highest rated products is the FS 90 R professional trimmer (a 4.7 out of 5 stars with 205 reviews). This is currently our top-selling trimmer and for good reason. This low-emission, versatile trimmer is the well-rounded...[read more]