Monthly Archives: December 2021

Concrete Retaining Wall Benefits

Concrete retaining wall benefits include aesthetics, affordability, durability, erosion control, and add functionality to your landscape design. Additionally retaining walls expand usable space in the landscape, form boundaries, direct traffic, and reduce maintenance. -Aesthetics: You can’t put a price on the joy you get from a pleasant experience with friends and family on and around […]

60+ FREE Seed Catalogs

This list of 60+ FREE seed catalogs of reputable suppliers is provided as a resource to increase your gardening enjoyment and foster landscape design ideas. While our gardening enthusiasm is unlimited, there are limitations to the diversity of any supplier’s selection of seeds. We have seeds and seedlings at the Earth Works garden center. Some […]

Earth Works Employee of Month: The 2021 A-List

Congratulations to our 2021 employee of month award winners recognized at our monthly meetings scheduled on the first Thursday of each month. January 2021 Employee of Month Patti Sanders joined the Earth Works design team this past summer and jumped right in with a great attitude and a smile. She had gone to school for […]

Common Paver Problems and Solutions

Paver patios, walkways, and driveways add to your property value, but be aware of common paver problems and solutions associated with poor craftsmanship. SINKING PAVERS AND LEVELING ISSUES are common paver problems associated with poor site grading and an insufficient amount or type of aggregate base material installed to provide a stable foundation for the […]

Florida Pond Goldfish Varieties

Earth Works of Jacksonville consistently stocks a high-quality mix of 3-4” and 6-8” shubunkins, comets, wakins, and hibuna Florida pond goldfish varieties. Goldfish, Carassius auratus, although in the same family as koi, will not grow as large. Domestication of goldfish from crucian carp dates back to 200 AD in China. “During the Tang Dynasty (AD […]

December Lawn and Garden Tips

December’s cold, dry weather requires a focus on watering and caring for plants while enjoying holidays by the fire pit. Last month was the seventh coldest November (58F average) on record, but the predictions are for milder average temperatures in December. We are experiencing an early month warmup before the shortest day of the year, […]