The very same warm weather and bright sunshine that makes living in paradise so amazing also contributes to one of our biggest headaches – lawn maintenance. Between dealing with droughts, pests, sandy soils, weeds, scorching sun and soaking rains, maintaining our yards can be a delicate balancing act.
Temperatures are heating up in South Florida, so it is the perfect time to get your lawn and landscape in shape with our Spring Lawn and Garden Tips. For quick shopping, click the links to gather everything you need to get you started and get you through the season. For the Lawn Water Smart – […]
Big Earth Landscape Supply, a Bradenton based company, is pleased to announce the opening of its fifth South Florida location, at 7750 Fruitville Road in Sarasota, just 2 miles east of Interstate 75. The new location is an acquisition of M & W Landscape Supply, which has been in operation since 2003. Chief Executive Officer, […]
2023 marks 40 years in business for Bradenton based, Big Earth Landscape Supply. In 1983, Allan Rickert partnered with friend Raymond Warner to begin selling landscape materials in Manatee County, Florida. At the time no one was in the landscape supply business, so these two men decided to fill the void by selling mulch out […]
I used to look down upon New Year’s Resolutions. 365 days of commitment? No, not happening. I’ve had a revelation. It doesn’t have to do with giving up chocolate (impossible) and it doesn’t have to do with going to the gym everyday (let’s get real people), it actually focuses on my lawn and landscape. Yes. […]
December and January tend to be quiet months for the lawn and landscape, but February will start a month of transition. If the groundhog sees his shadow there will be more winter weather in many places, but in our area, spring is just around the corner. In fact, February 15th is the average last frost […]
Hurricane season begins June 1 and runs through November 30, meaning that Floridians spend a good portion on the year on storm-watch. Preparing for severe weather means many things to Sarasota and Tampa homeowners – including making sure their yard can withstand the storm.
Hurricane Season is just around the corner; beginning June 1st; and while years can pass between the worst storms, it’s important to prepare your lawn & garden in the event that we have another year like 2017.
What is the Fertilizer Blackout Period? Fertilizer restrictions begin June 1st and run through September 30th. Better known as the “Blackout Period”, the fertilizer ban was first put in place in Palm Beach County in 2000. Then, the Town of Windermere followed in 2004, with Sarasota County following suit in 2007; Also staking claim as the […]