Sprinkler System Design – What’s the process?

Why would I need to install a sprinkler system? If you want to install a sprinkler system, chances are that your home either does not have one, or your old system is not working properly. Automatic sprinklers are best for almost all lawns; due to the simplicity of setting the timer and letting the sprinklers do the watering. For one installation, it saves you many hours having to hand water your lawn. When designing a...

Sod replacement – How do I know when I need to replace my sod?

When considering the prime time to do a complete overhaul of your lawn, it’s very rare that you’ll wake up one Saturday morning and decide to replace all of your sod. It requires a bit of time and preparation, and having the proper knowledge of what is the cause behind your sod problems. You’ll recognize some of the problem areas in your lawn over a few weeks, and you can prevent having to re-sod the...

Backyard Inspiration: Hardscapes

In a new series we’re doing, we want to show you some well designed and quality installed landscaping ideas that you can use when you want to overhaul your yard. This week we are focused on beautiful hardscapes that accentuate the yard’s various features. Ground Source is a hardscape installer, having created beautiful brick paver patios and walkways. If any of these inspired designs have you thinking it’s time for a change contact us to...

Alternative Planters for Landscaping Accents

The creative gardeners over at CultivatingLife.com have provided some excellent ideas for DIY gardeners that have beautiful lawns, but are looking to expand their greenery landscape. They offer the option to use repurposed concrete blocks, in their various forms, to decorate your home’s landscape. With a little creative thinking, construction waste can easily be turned into interesting landscape accents for your yard. Leftover cement footers can be reused as house markers, planted and painted with...

Recent Projects: Floratam Sod Installation & Irrigation Repair

Over in Apopka, we installed twenty-four pallets of Floratam St. Augustine sod. Prior to beginning the job we applied Round- Up to the entire lawn that was to be replaced. After waiting until the yard was dead, we successfully removed the current sod from the entire yard. We then performed an irrigation inspection and notified the homeowner that the 4″ pop-ups, that were currently in place, would not be sufficient for the needs of the...