While your first instinct when you see any kind of insect on your property might be to squish it, sometimes it is best to know what it is you are trying to eradicate. Yes, many insects can become pests by invading our homes, spreading disease, and destroying lawns and buildings, but sometimes that insect might […]
Is your backyard soft, green and possibly boring? If so, incorporating some hardscapes can cure that. Hardscaping involves the addition of non-plant elements that add visual interest and purpose. Some objects that fit well into backyard designs could include:
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Really, your creativity and budget form the […]
Healthy Lawns and Their Perks
Whether you live in urban, suburban, or rural areas in Florida, a healthy lawn is more than just visually appealing. Healthy lawns can increase property value, reduce glare, buffer noise, and cool the air. Soil erosion is minimized when a lawn is thriving.
When your home lawn is unhealthy, it can cause […]
What Do You Mean, My Lawn Will Tell Me When It Needs Water?
Well, it will not exactly shout from the top of its lungs, but it will “speak” to you nonetheless.
Keep in mind that the species of grass, type of soil, amount of shade, and the season will affect a lawn’s need for water. A […]
For residential landscaping, nothing beats the appeal of thick, green lawns. They provide open areas for viewing and play, while cutting down on dust around the home. According to the United States Department of Agriculture, the state of Florida exists within three growing zones, so selecting the right features in your turfgrass can be a […]
Just because you bought a brand new spreader at the DIY store, it doesn’t mean it is accurate. In order to prevent under or over application of fertilizer, feed, and seed to your beautiful lawn, it is a good idea to calibrate your spreader whether it is right off the shelf or several years old. […]
Beautiful lawns are often the envy of neighbors and passersby in Florida. Many people give up on their lawns because they think it is too difficult or complicated to do things properly. At Duda Sod, we are here to encourage you to do a little research and jump in with both feet. Turfgrasses should cover […]
Keeping weeds out of your Florida lawn can seem a lot like keeping alligators out of the Everglades: an impossible mission. Fortunately, weeds can’t eat you, so your odds of success increase in the battle for a beautiful yard. Even so, weeds come in a multitude of makes and models for which no single eradication […]
A beautiful Florida home deserves a beautiful lawn. A carpet of lush green grass will increase curb appeal and property value, making your home a showplace.
Check the Location
To plant a lawn in sunny Florida first start with the site. Will your new lawn be in part shade or full sun? How much lawn do you […]
Few things make home lawn care easier than an automatic irrigation system — that is, once it is properly calibrated. Because both underwatering and overwatering take a toll on grass, it is imperative to find the “Goldilocks” rate for each lawn. The process of calibrating the sprinkler system often reveals developing or full-blown problems, so […]