20 Dec

A Quick Guide to Fertilizing Your Palm Trees

Fertilizing Your Palm Trees

Fertilizing Your Palm Trees

If you have invested in palm trees and other plants for your yard’s landscaping, you definitely want to treat them with tender care. A large part of this care involves strategically fertilizing your palm trees to help them thrive. So what exactly should you do, and when?

Frequency of Fertilization

Many people believe that the soil needs to be fertilized when a palm is planted, but that’s a common misconception. Since palm trees are so fragile when they are first transplanted, they risk sustaining root damage if they are fertilized too quickly. The best time to fertilize your new palm is after three to four months, then four times a year after that. Given the climate in Florida, it’s best to use a heavy fertilizer application in the fall and spring, then a lighter application in the winter and summer. Read More

10 Dec

The True Value of Landscape Investments

Landscape Investments

Landscape Investments

If you want to improve the appearance and value of your home, landscape investments is the way to go. Not only can a beautiful landscape increase the property value of your home, but it will transform your space to look even more attractive than you thought possible. According to The American Society of Landscape Architects (ASLA), placing 10 percent of your home’s value into landscaping translates into an increase of 20 percent to your home’s estimated sell price. Read More