Spray vs. Granular: Spray is the most effective and environmentally friendly method to care for a St Augustine lawn.
Before you buy sod, you need to know: Sod Webworms, Armyworms and other harmful insects are in the sod and can destroy a lawn before it is established. Why? The sod farms are struggling in today’s economy and to save money, are not treating sod for bugs.
When Rick Orr created iloveturf.com, it was done for the sole purpose of educating Pinellas County residents about St Augustine turf grass lawns. To that end, lawn myths must be debunked and best management practices revealed and it must be done in a way the average homeowner could appreciate and understand.
Your lawn is exposed to the elements and in constant decline. To stop the decline, your lawn needs some tender loving care. Certainly, the products needed are at the local Big Box Home Improvement Stores. But many people choose to pay for lawn spraying for various reasons - they simply find value in the service greater than the desire to "DIY" (Do It Yourself).
Florida is ground zero for fleas - if you have a pet, you'll have fleas. So, I am often asked about fleas. Here is my response to a customer asking about flea control.
I often tell customers that if they want to spend money on improving their lawn, spend it on the irrigation system. If you want the best lawn on the block, you must have the best irrigation on the block! It's that simple.
Service Reminders is a unique service provided by APL Lawn Spraying sending a text message or email to remind you we are spraying your lawn the next day.
Just when you thought you could trust the Extension Service to help with your growing a beautiful urban landscape, they do this….
The Pinellas County Extension Service has quite a record of misdiagnosing lawn problems. They will look at your sample and most likely they will give you a probable cause and a solution to that problem. But often it isn't the reason your lawn died and you could spend much time and money going in the wrong direction.
What to do with an ugly lawn? Replacing the lawn with new sod is often the default solution however there is a more economical solution – renovation. Renovation can take dead lawn and restore it to a healthy lawn in less than a year.