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How much, how often and when are the three most asked questions about watering a lawn. This articles explains why watering in the evening is best for Pinellas County St Augustine lawns.

Which water source is best to irrigate a St Augustine lawn: Reclaimed Water, Pond water, Lake water, well water or potable water (city water)?

APL Lawn Spraying is led by an agronomist, who is also the Florida certified pest control operator in charge of APL Lawn Spraying.


Is organic lawn care better than conventional chemical lawn spraying? Are lawn chemicals unsafe for pets and humans. Learn more here


St Augustine turf grass lawns do not pollute water, they de-pollutes the air and water by composting pet waste, dust, pollen, harmful chemicals and more


How to tell chinch bugs and fungus from water stress in this short video from Rick Orr, agronomist and owner operator  APL Lawn Spraying St Petersburg, FL


Sandy soils of Pinellas County need to be watered often to keep a St Augustine turf grass lawn green. Growing grass in sand soils is difficult.


Mushrooms growing in the lawn does not indicate you have a lawn disease or fungus in your St Augustine grass lawn. It means you have mushrooms.


What do lawn spraying companies spray on the lawn and why is the mix design so critical to a safe, non-toxic lawn.


What to do for a St Augustine turf grass lawn in February? In Clearwater, your lawn is transitioning from semi-dormant to spring growth spurt.


Chinch bugs are small, fast and good at hiding. This video gives shows what to look for when searching for chinch bugs in a St Augustine turf grass lawn.


FL Dept. of Environmental Protection proved that that lawn fertilizers do not pollute water and summer fertilizer bans are misguided.


Granular fertilizers are easier for the homeowner and the pro to apply - you don't need expensive tanks, pumps, and hoses. So why do the pros use liquid fertilizers?

Treating fleas in a St Augustine lawn is not as good as treating your cat or dog for fleas. Lawn spraying does help to control and kill fleas in the lawn.


Watering a St Augustine lawn often will keep it green and healthy during dry weather or drought. How often and how long should you water?