The Ground Source Blog

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 Aug 24, 2023 10:30:00 AM

What is the Easiest Grass to Grow in Central Florida?

Nobody ever says, “I want a lawn that takes up so much time, I moved my bed out to the front yard.”

Well, maybe that one neighbor you saw out there last weekend trimming the edges with a tiny pair of scissors.

Most of us want a lawn that looks great, with minimal care.

So, what grass grows best in Florida?

Posted by Joe Mouad on Jul 20, 2023 10:00:00 AM

10 Full Sun Plants For Your Central Florida Landscape

Let’s face it, if you’re a plant in Florida, you better love sun.

But some plants love it more than others, offering bigger flowers and brighter, more colorful foliage when they soak up plenty of rays. 

What are some great plants for full sun in Central Florida? 

Grab your sunglasses and let’s take a look.

Posted by Joe Mouad on Oct 20, 2022 9:27:00 AM

10 Ideas for Landscaping Your Small Backyard in Central Florida

There are plenty of benefits to a small backyard:

1. Nobody asks you to host the family reunion. (Did you really want to grill 80 hot dogs?)

2. Tourists don’t mistake your place for a state park.

3. You don’t have to send a search party out to find the mail carrier who took a wrong turn and got lost.
Sure, big backyards get all the attention in the home and garden magazines, but your small yard deserves some landscaping luxury, too.

Posted by Joe Mouad on Sep 1, 2022 10:52:30 AM

9 Reasons to Install a Pergola in Your Florida Backyard

Let’s start with reasons not to install a pergola in your Florida backyard.

1. Hmmmm.

2. Well, there’s…

3. Hmmm.

Maybe we’ll have better luck with reasons to install a pergola in your Florida backyard.

Put your feet up. There are plenty. Too bad you don’t have a pergola to relax beneath as you ponder this list…