Preparing Your Lawn and Garden for Spring

Preparing Your Lawn and Garden for Spring

Winter isn’t over but do you wonder what has become of your lawn and garden? After winter,  grass, trees and shrubs are hungry and weak. Your lawn and garden lay dormant and was entirely covered of snow and ice. They need to be brought back to life but how can you go about preparing your lawn or garden for spring?   It is important that your lawn and garden needs to be prepared for spring. If you do not do so, they will be in poor health and you will need to deal with a lot of problems in the coming years. In order to avoid those problems, here are ways on preparing your lawn and garden for spring.     Prepare Your Equipment  A few weeks before spring check your lawn care equipment.… Read Full Post
Flowering Ground Covers

Flowering Ground Covers

  The idea for the this post came to me as I was walking our dogs the other day and came across this large patch of frog fruit plant growing in a nearby lawn. While some people would call this a lawn weed, it could also be considered a great flowering ground cover for Florida. With less resources and time spent on a traditional lawn, some of these flowering groundcovers could make a great addition to your home and garden. Read on to find out more about my top four flowering ground covers for Florida and the southeast US. Australian violet (Viola hederacea), is a low growing ground cover reaching about 4″ in height. It has glossy green fan-shaped leaves and white and purple flowers throughout the year.… Read Full Post
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