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We all know mulch serves as a decorative landscape accent and weed block during the growing season. But did you know that mulch is also beneficial in the landscape to protect Florida plants from the freezing temperatures of Winter? In addition to looking great the purpose of Winter Mulching is primarily to protect your plant’s […]
When it comes to our lawns all the rain we’ve been experiencing here in Northeast Florida has its pros and cons. First the good news, the regular rains have provided relief keeping the oppressive heat from drying out our grass and thus keeping the chinch bugs at bay. The bad news, persistent moist lawns have […]
Earth Works designs, constructs and provides support for people wanting water features of all sorts including patio-bowls, pondless waterfalls, water gardens, koi ponds, and recreation ponds. With weather events such as tropical storms and hurricanes, all these water bodies require specific care and attention before, during and after the storms. Fishless Water features: The biggest […]
Silverleaf Whiteflies are not actually flies but distant relatives of aphid and leafhoppers. And like aphids, whiteflies feed on plant sap and produce a sugary waste product called honeydew. Whiteflies cause damage in a variety of ways by eating the plant, as a result of their sugary excretions and by spreading viruses. The most common […]
Better Than Your Grandma’s Herb Box – The perfect herb box for any back porch, patio, green house or gift. Time: 45 minutes Servings: 1 Serving Ingredients For the Container: • 1 – 29 x 14 x 14” Planter Box For the Planting Media: • 1 – .5 c.f. Bag of Pea Gravel • 1 […]
Written By: Clara Beaufort Water shortages are becoming increasingly common around the world, and the United States is no exception. It’s no wonder that people all around the country are turning to xeriscaping, permaculture, and other approaches to create a garden that requires low water input to thrive. You’ll be pleased to note, however, that […]