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Posted by Joe Mouad on Nov 11, 2021 9:25:38 AM

How to Plan Your Central Florida Landscape Design

Planning your big new Florida landscaping project? Man, there’s a lot to think about, right?

How much will it cost? What do you really need? Your head must be spinning.

Maybe head outside and relax on the paver patio, or chill beneath your poolside pergola while you sort it all out.

Posted by Joe Mouad on Oct 14, 2021 11:20:34 AM

6 Best Shade Trees For Your Central Florida Landscape

Florida is famous for its bright, cheerful tropical sun.

Grab your sunglasses! Set up the lounge chair! Soak up the warmth!

But after a while, it gets pretty hot. Really hot.

Shade! Where the heck is some shade?

Florida isn’t exactly known for its shade trees, which is pretty ironic, right?

So, what are the best trees for shade in Central Florida?

Ground Source landscape designer Eric Frisch shares a few of his favorites.

Posted by Joe Mouad on Sep 9, 2021 3:11:43 PM

Evaluating 4 Popular Landscape Design Options for Your Orlando or Apopka, FL Home

You can see the end result in your mind — a fantastic yard brimming with tropical palms and drifts of vibrant flowers, a cozy patio for moonlight dinners, maybe a fire pit.

But how to get there?

There are several landscape design options, from doing it yourself to hiring a landscaping company to design and install it — and a couple of options in-between.