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For the Pinellas County urban environment, a St Augustine lawn is the best. A healthy lawn is good for the environment and is good for you. A St Augustine lawn is a biological filter around your home that cleans, filters, cools and looks great

Organic Lawn Care Tip: Mow St Augustine grass at 3" or higher and you will your lawn will require less water, fertilizer, and pesticides to look great.

Are the chemicals – fertilizers, insecticides and herbicides - used for lawn care harmful to humans and pets? Learn more


Why does Pinellas County, FL have water restrictions when there is no shortage of well or reclaimed water? I wrote SWFWMD to find out why.


Lawn spraying that is owned and operated by a local expert is best. APL Lawn Spraying is owned and operated by Rick Orr, agronomist of St Petersburg, FL


The weed with large round green leaves growing in your St Augustine grass lawn is dollar weed, It has white stems below ground and returns every year


Lawn Myth: A lawn isn’t a lawn unless it is short, like a golf course or it is just a hayfield. Not True! A lawn is a lawn when it looks good.

Small tan or straw-colored spots in your St Augustine grass lawn is Dollar Spot. They can be a few or many and make the lawn appear blotchy or spotted. Dollar spot signals your lawn is ready for a feeding

Lawn Spraying is a service that delivers to your home a mixture of fertilizer, insecticides, and herbicide and spreads it evenly over your lawn

How to set up your irrigation system timer or controller to water your lawn enough to keep it alive, green and healthy and follow water restrictions


The spongy cushiony feel of a St Augustine lawn is natural and necessary for the survival and health of a St Augustine lawn. Thatch is not a serious problem in St Agustine lawns

Fertilizer applied to St Augustine grass lawns before a rain storm does not pollute water because fertilizer does not wash away or run off when it rains.


The best mowing height for St Augustine turf grass lawns is 4" or higher. Lawn damage, brown spots and dead thin turf are caused by mowing height below 4”

Instantly transforming a lawn from brown to green comes at a price. A newly sodded lawn is about $5000.00 by contract or about $1000.00 plus a whole weekend of hard labor for the DIY.

Finding a few white grubs in a St Augustine turf grass lawn, you do not have to buy and apply an insecticide to kill grubs. A few grubs do not kill a lawn