10 Tips to Create a Florida Friendly Landscape

  Right Plant, Right Place – Enjoy healthier plants and reduce work by using plants suited to your landscape conditions. Water Efficiently – Reduce water bills, pest problems and maintenance needs. Fertilize Appropriately – prevent pollution and maximize plant health. Mulch – Keep moisture in the soil, help control weeds and reduce stormwater runoff. Attract Wildlife – Bring your yard to life by providing water, food, and… Read more »

Landscaping Cultural Practices

We recommend concentrating on the following practices to maintain landscape in optimum health and vigor. Soil preparation and planting Sprinkler system and watering practices Pruning Mulching In order to maximize the results of our treatments, cultural practices (such as mowing, pruning, soil preparation and planting, etc.) should be considered as important factors in the proper maintenance of properties. Timing of pruning and method used are critical depending… Read more »

Ficus Whitefly

Whitefly was first reported in Miami-Dade County in 2007. There are now more than 75 different whitefly species reported in Florida and can be found in 16 different counties. The Ficus Whitefly is a small, winged insect that typically feeds on the underside of leaves with their needle-like mouthparts seriously injuring host plants by sucking nutrients from the leaf. Plant Symptoms include Chlorotic (Yellow, Wilting) Leaves Defoliation (leaf drop) Branch dieback Plant death Read more »

Mowing Practices

Mowing practices during summer months is important for turf to maintain good length and vigor, Always maintain the optimum cutting height, Saint Augustine 3.4 inches, Zoysia Grass 1/2 inch – 1 inch, our Lawns should be mowed less frequently to allow for a strong roof system and to crowd out broad leaf weeds.