The Ground Source Blog

Posted by Joe Mouad on Jan 8, 2021 10:24:41 AM

4 Things That Can Ruin Your New Sod at Your Orlando, FL Home

Technically, there are a lot of things that can ruin your new sod.

A bison stampede. A pro football team practicing on your lawn. A groundhog convention.

Those would all be big new sod problems.

But let’s stick to the scenarios more likely to happen as you embark on new sod lawn care.

Posted by Joe Mouad on Sep 2, 2020 10:50:27 AM

Understanding Drip Irrigation: 7 Critical Facts for Homes in Orlando, FL

Drip. Drip. Drip. 

Uh oh. A constant, steady dripping usually means something’s wrong at your house.

Leaky faucet, maybe, or a leaky roof. 

Not this time. When you have a drip irrigation system, a steady drip means your plants are getting watered perfectly, with no wasted water. 

No need for your tool box. 

What exactly is drip irrigation? Is it right for your landscaping?

Here’s what you need to know.

Posted by Joe Mouad on Jul 27, 2020 4:18:32 PM

3 Steps to Fix a Broken Sprinkler System at Your Orlando, FL Home

Something’s not right with your sprinkler system, and this is the last thing you need now, right?

We’ll cross our fingers for you that it’s just a clogged nozzle or a stuck valve — nothing major.

But you might have to get your hands dirty.

How do you fix a broken sprinkler?

Let’s walk through a few common problems.

Posted by Joe Mouad on Jun 24, 2020 11:00:00 AM

Irrigation Head Size, Isolation Valves, & Rain Sensors: 3 Critical Items for Your Sprinkler System in Orlando, FL

If your Orlando sprinkler system is steadily chugging away, watering your lawn, you’re probably happy with it.

But is it the best it can be? Or is it wasting water, costing you money every time it turns on?

Will you have to turn off the water to your entire house if something goes wrong with your sprinkler system? (What a pain, right?)

Not all Orlando irrigation companies include all the features you need to get the best operation out of your sprinkler system.

Posted by Joe Mouad on Apr 29, 2020 3:36:52 PM

Installing Lawn Sprinklers: 9 Facts Every Orlando, FL Homeowner Should Know Beforehand

Fact number one: here in Orlando, you need an irrigation system for your lawn and landscaping.

You know it. We know it. Your lawn knows it. 

Basically, everyone knows it.

Without irrigation, you risk parched brown grass, wilted flowers, and the embarrassment of unsightly, struggling landscaping, not to mention the expense of re- planting or re- sodding.

Now that we’ve cleared that up, here are a few more facts you should know before your lawn sprinkler system installation.