Author Archives: Chris McGuire

South Tampa Renovation

This was a job we recently completed that was a total landscape renovation! The customer had recently moved back to the Tampa Bay Area and was ready to make their place beautiful. Check out these before pictures of the job. … Continue reading

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Water Restriction update for South of Alafia River

In an effort to improve water pressure, Hillsborough County has instituted a one-day-a-week watering restriction for its South County residential and commercial customers.  Unless otherwise noted, the County’s water use restrictions apply to all properties in unincorporated Hillsborough County and … Continue reading

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Landscape Enhancement in Encore of Fishhawk

Last week we performed a small landscape enhancement in the new Encore subdivision in Fishhawk. The customer wanted something that was nice to look at and create a little privacy while not obstructing the view out back.  Took his requests … Continue reading

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Sod Replacement in Riverview

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Toy Drive benefiting LOCAL KIDS in need

LawnGuru in conjunction with the McGuire Real Estate Team is hosting a toy drive benefiting the Brandon Boys and Girls Club. From now until December 15th you will be able to stop by my office in Fishhawk and drop off unwrapped … Continue reading

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New sod in Riverview

Check out this new yard we just installed in Riverview! If you are looking to sell your home or just want to make your yard look awesome installing new sod is great way to immediately increase the curb appeal of … Continue reading

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Cut irrigation wire in Lithia

After testing the electrical current at the sprinkler valves we determined that the wires had been cut when we didn’t get a reading.  So we hooked up a wire tracker and within a few minutes found where the wires had … Continue reading

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Pressure washing a driveway in Valrico.

Check out the before and after in this photo!

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Lots of leaves!

The leaves are falling by the bagful it seems this time of year. If your lawn company isn’t bagging them and just blowing them all into the beds you should give us a call!

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Great looking yard

One of our lawn care customers lawns in Valrico. Love how tight the lines are on the lawn and landscape!

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Want to win yard of the month?

Lots of people love having some color included in their landscape. If you’re one of these people you might want to develop a plan for seasonal plantings. Be prepared to spend some money though. All the colors don’t come cheap! … Continue reading

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Trim those palm trees!

An easy way to clean up the look of your landscape is to give your palms a good trimming.  These two palms were a little overdue for a trimming but this is a great example to show the difference trimming … Continue reading

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Change your sprinkler heads from 4″ to 6″ pop ups

  We are often asked by our lawn care customers if there are any advantages to changing existing 4 inch sprinkler heads to 6 inch sprinkler heads.  So we thought we would take a moment and explain the advantages of … Continue reading

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Corkscrew Crotons are great for adding color!

These corkscrew crotons are beautiful and a great way to add some color to your landscape beds.  They are very easy to maintain and require little upkeep.  Just remember to cover if there is a freeze, which I don’t think … Continue reading

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Time to trim those Crape Myrtles!

If you are a LawnGuru monthly maintenance customer you will notice the guys are out trimming the Crape Myrtles in your lawn this week.  By trimming them you will encourage new growth and maintain the height of your trees.  You … Continue reading

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Updated Watering Restrictions for Hillsborough County

Hillsborough county has just released the updated watering days for lawns and landscape. If you need for LawnGuru to reset you timer or run through your system, please contact us and we will get an inspection scheduled for you. Water … Continue reading

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Sprinkler Repair and Landscape Install in Brandon

This landscape turned out fabulous. Here is a cool picture of the plants getting watered in. Send us a message if you are interested in a custom landscape design.

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Landscape Install in Brandon

Another beautiful landscape installation in Brandon. This customer put together the path and we filled in the plants and mulch. The flax lily really makes the paver path stand out.

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Landscape and Sod Replacement in Valrico – Before and after picture

Another beautiful landscape installed for a lawn care customer in Valrico. The grass is called “Bitterblue” St Augustine. It is so lush and green!

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Love the Azalea’s this time of year!

Azalea’s are in full bloom everywhere and are a delight to see! This is a picture from one of our lawn maintenance customers homes in Brandon. These bushes do really well in a shady area with high acidity. Areas with … Continue reading

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