Beat the Heat: Summertime Landscaping Tips

It’s summer, which means it’s heat, heat, heating up. Check out these quick tips to help you most enjoy your landscaping this summer. Reduce the heat of your yard – and the cost of your air conditioning – by having a tree installed, which will offer soothing shade.Install citronella tiki torches to enjoy your landscaping at night and to repel Read More

Efficient Landscape Watering While On Summer Vacation

Spring gave us a lovely show of deep greens and vibrant pinks, purples, and yellows from all the new blooms as well as beautiful weather with light breezes and not-too-hot, not-too-cold temperatures. Now, however, we will be entering the summer months and experiencing scorching heat and soaking humidity. One thing to look forward to is the opportunity for a summer Read More

Q&A: Plumeria Rust and Methods of Prevention

Cindy asks: I have a Plumeria that keeps getting this orange colored fuzzy stuff on the underside of the leaves. And when you touch it, your fingers look like you’ve been eating Cheetos! (I call it the Cheeto disease.) What can I do to get rid of it? The Scoop answers: The problem Cindy is having is a fungus called Read More

Optimizing your Landscaping during Rainy Season

With rainy season running from May to October, check out these quick tips on how to support your landscaping during the spike in heavy rainfall. Showers give us not only make plant life flourish, but also send weed growth into overdrive. Some things you can do to avoid having your landscape turn into a weed jungle are pulling big weeds, Read More

How and When to Fertilize Palm Trees

Check with your landscape specialist before fertilizing your palm trees. Depending on what type of palm it is, it may not need regular fertilization at all, or it could need it every month and a half throughout the palm’s growing season. Even these palms, however, may have a root ball that has nutrients in it already, something that your landscape Read More

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