The Ground Source Blog

Posted by Joe Mouad on Oct 17, 2023 10:05:17 AM

Sod Topdressing: What Is It & How Does it Benefit My Lawn?

Topdressing could mean choosing which of your vintage concert T-shirts to wear. Or completely covering your slice of Thanksgiving turkey with mounds of stuffing.

Add the word “sod,” though, and you get a really great lawn treatment that will boost your lawn’s health and help it thrive.

Posted by Joe Mouad on Sep 14, 2023 11:00:00 AM

Dog-Safe Plants for Your Central Florida Landscape

When you start looking for outdoor plants safe for dogs here in Central Florida, it’s doggone disappointing at first.

Asiatic jasmine? Nope — toxic. Podocarpus? Toxic. Croton? Ti plant? Bougainvillea?

Nope, nope, nope.

Aw, man, so many Florida favorites! We’re clearly barking up the wrong tree. This might be ruff.

Posted by Joe Mouad on Sep 12, 2023 11:45:00 AM

5 Important Sprinkler Maintenance Tips for Orlando Homeowners

Maybe you’re one of those homeowners who loves to handle your own lawn chores.

You have a garage full of tools and wake up early on Saturday mornings ready to tackle your list.

Or you’re rolling your eyes right now and keep a list of home and garden repair companies handy in your phone contacts list.

Posted by Joe Mouad on Sep 1, 2023 12:59:00 PM

How to Find High Quality Sod for Your Orlando Lawn

You know a nice green lawn when you see it — the kind that makes you slow down and say, “Man, I wish I had a lawn like that.”

But how do you make sure you're getting the best sod before it becomes your lawn?

First you have to find the best place to buy sod in your area.