GARDENING TIPS TO MAKE HOME YOUR HAPPY PLACE
Let's Celebrate Pollinators!
International Pollinator Week is June 21 -27, 2021.
There is so much to cover about these invaluable garden friends
we’ve decided to devote May and June to the topic.

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Be sure to check out June's newsletter
to learn how to support hummingbirds, butterflies, and bees in your garden
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Click here and share the favorite POLLINATOR PHOTO you have taken in the comment section. Post by June 20, 2021 for a chance to win this fun Earth Works' Pollinator Kit.
SKIP THE GREEN - Mix it up with these colorful hedge options
Abelia Margarita
   A medium-sized variegated variety with bright yellow and lime green leaves,and red stems. Their white trumpet-shaped flowers bloom summer through fall. Both drought and heat tolerant. Best in full sun. Attracts butterflies. Matures around 4′ high and wide. 
Loropetalum Plum
A midsized shrub with distinctive purple foliage and pink fringy flowers. Grows best in full sun to partial shade. It needs the sun to maintain its dark foliage, a full and dense shape, and to bloom well.
Deer, pest, and mildew resistent.
Grows 4'-6' tall and wide.
Sunshine Ligustrum
Sunshine Ligustrum offers year-round golden foliage that flourishes in full sun. Perfect for hedges. They have no bloom, so a great choice for allergy suffers. Desease and pest resistent as well as drought tolerant.
Grows 3'-6' tall and 3'-4' wide.
Keeping Koi and Pond Fish: 3 Basic Rules
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LAWN MAINTENANCE TIPS FOR MAY
Owner Mark Fechtel covers the pros and cons of commonly used sod varieties here in Northeast Florida
Turf Grass Options for Northeast Florida

People ask "what kind of grass I should have? What is the best type of grass?" The truth is there is no best grass. Certain grasses are better for specific situations. We are here today on our Bermuda grass. Bermuda grass is the most wear tolerant grass you are going to find. Bermuda is also, one of the most drought-tolerant grasses you are going to find. That’s why you see it on athletic fields and golf courses. You can put a lot of traffic on it, and it bounces back and doesn’t wear out. St Augustine would be the exact opposite. It’s the least wear tolerant. There are benefits to St Augustine, and it’s probably the most common grass we use. READ ON
LANDSCAPE PROJECT OF THE MONTH
A naturally beautiful way to finish off a backyard pool lanai.
Phase 2: Backyard Paradise

With phase 1, the front yard landscape complete and growing nicely. Homeowner Greg Whitnell provides an overview of water garden construction, landscaping, and drainage contracted with Earth Works for his home in the Cimarrone Golf Club community of St. Johns, Florida. Michael Quatromoni & Chris Cooprider discuss technical & practical aspects of the design, construction, and implementation.
We would like to thank you all for your continued support!