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North Florida Planting Schedule for March

In Northern Florida, when you plant your flowers for the upcoming year is extremely important to how well they will thrive. From the colder months of the year all the way to the fall, there are specific times that you should be planting things based on the climate, humidity, and amount of sun. …

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Adding Privacy to Your Pool Area

Having a pool in your backyard can be a fun way to relax, exercise, or entertain your friends. However, when your neighbors are closer than you would like them to be, creating privacy around your backyard pool area is a must. Here are some simple ways in which you can create privacy around your …

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Pet-Friendly Screen Enclosures

When it comes to making sure your screen enclosure is comfortable for your four-legged friends, there are certain things you can do to make sure your pets and the enclosure stays safe. Allowing your pet to enjoy the space, as well as protecting the investment you made in building a screen …

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Things to Do Before Opening Your Pool for the Warmer Months

In Northern Florida, many pools do not get used when the colder months come around. It does not matter if you are closing up for the winter or keeping it open; there are certain things you should be doing to get ready to use it regularly when the weather gets warmer. Here are a few […]

Shrubs to Plant for Privacy

Whether you are looking to incorporate some new plant life into your backyard or are seeking out ways to have a little more privacy from your neighbors, shrubs are a great choice. These luscious, green bushes make an easy and affordable way to block your patio area from your neighbors’ view. …

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Plants You Never Want Near Your Pool

Having a pool in your backyard allows you to have a space to entertain, an area to go and relax by yourself, and a place to cool off during the hot, Florida summers. However, cleaning and maintaining your pool is not always as fun, but is necessary for keeping it working properly. This chore …

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How to Hang Seasonal Outdoor Decorations the Right Way

‘Tis the season to be jolly, and to decorate the outside of your home for the holidays! While this is one of the most anticipated seasonal events for homeowners, it can turn ugly fast if you are not correctly hanging your decorations from your home. Damage from these merry decorations can cause …

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Keeping Your Shrubs in Shape for Winter

Regardless of how cold it gets in Northern Florida during the latest months of the year, there are individual steps you need to take to protect your landscaping. Temperatures lower from where they were in the summer, and there is significantly less daylight, so it is essential to know how to …

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What To Do When There’s Damage to Your Screen

In Northern Florida, there is no shortage of unpredictable weather. From high, damaging winds to torrential downpours that only last a few minutes, it is essential that Florida homeowners stay diligent in protecting their home from destructive weather. However, if you find that your screen room …

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Florida Pests That Ruin Landscaping

Is your landscaping suffering, and you are unsure of what’s causing your issues? In North Florida, specific lawn pests can cause severe damage to youryard and surrounding landscaping without you even knowing it. Here are some common insects and other pests that are known to wreak havoc in your …

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