The Ground Source Blog

Posted by Joe Mouad on Mar 2, 2020 7:51:29 AM

Is Zoysia Sod the Right Choice for My Orlando, FL Lawn?

Zoysia is the popular grass with the cool-sounding name that might be the perfect turf for you.

A homeowner favorite, a zoysia lawn has a lot going for it, from its green, dense appearance to the way it performs in your yard.

Is Zoysia sod right for you?

Posted by Joe Mouad on Feb 24, 2020 12:23:53 PM

9 Ways Landscape Lighting Can Enhance Your Central FL Home

Next time you pull up to your house and into your driveway at night, pause for a minute.

Does your home seem bright and welcoming? Or dark and gloomy?

Instead of pulling right into the garage, hop out and pretend you’re a guest. Head to the front door. Do you feel safe and welcomed? Or are you worried you might trip?

The best landscape lighting companies can help you light up your home and landscaping in ways you might not have even considered.

Posted by Joe Mouad on Feb 20, 2020 11:30:00 AM

All About New Sod Care: How to Fertilize, Water, & Address Problems

Your new sod lawn is in, and your Orlando, FL yard has never looked better. 

But before you start sending out invitations to that backyard barbecue, be sure you know how to care for your beautiful new lawn for the first few weeks.

After all, you just made a big investment, and you have big plans for your impressive new yard. 

Posted by Joe Mouad on Feb 10, 2020 11:30:00 AM

How to Tell if Your Sprinkler System Isn't Working Properly (and What to Do About it)

We understand the panic that sets in when you realize your sprinkler system is not working. 

Here in Central Florida, that’s a real emergency that needs quick attention.

It doesn’t take long for a healthy green lawn or landscape to turn brown and die without enough water.

Too much water? That’s a problem, too, wasting water, increasing your water bill, and possibly damaging your grass or landscaping.

How can you tell if you need sprinkler system repair?

Posted by Joe Mouad on Jan 9, 2020 1:08:12 PM

Best Grass for Shade in Florida? Tips for Choosing Sod

Here in Central Florida, we’re known for sun. (All the more reason we appreciate shade.)

But when the lawn is in shade, it has to be suited for it. Most types of grass — like northerners headed to Daytona in February — love the sun.

What’s the best grass for Florida shade?

Here’s a look.

Posted by Joe Mouad on Jan 8, 2020 1:31:24 PM

How Much Does it Cost to Install an Irrigation System at My Orlando, FL Home?

If you’ve been daydreaming about the perfect lawn, it should include an irrigation system.

The best lawns always do. Think targeted sprayers and water-saving nozzles hitting every inch of your landscaping, ensuring your lawn, plants, and trees all get proper irrigation. 

Meanwhile, you say bye to parched brown grass, wilted flowers, and the embarrassment of unsightly, struggling landscaping.

Maybe you think you can’t afford the cost of irrigation.

But maybe you can. Let’s solve the mystery.