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Sod Replacement in Riverview

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Toy Drive benefiting LOCAL KIDS in need

Boys and Girls Club Brandon Toy Drive

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 gifts for the children ages 9-12. Suggested price range is $20-30. If you aren’t able to pick up a toy but would like to help support this mission you can do so by donating […]

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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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Piece of sprinkler history! Irrigation repair in Brandon. Replace valves

These valves are old! Replaced all the valves because it’s only a matter of time until the others go bad.

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Tree trimming in Lake St Charles, Riverview

The new garbage trucks are too big and nailing tree limbs. Lawn care customer called ad wanted the tree trimmed so the branches wouldn’t get torn apart.

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Weed and feed

Now that the cooler weather is here, It is a good time to go ahead and apply a granular weed and feed to your lawn. The cooler weather and shorter days will keep the weed killer from affecting the lawn. Highly suggest that you use a slow release water soluble fertilizer. This minimizes run off and contamination of the aquifer. Don’t forget to water the fertilizer in well after applying. Best way to apply is when the grass is slightly […]

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Fixing sprinkler system in Riverview

This job was a tough one. Not the prettiest with glue and primer showing on the pipes but we needed this to hold and left homeowner with a can of white spray paint if he would like to hide the primer and glue on the pipes.

Anyways, we converted the irrigation system from an old non operating well to the county water. What made the job difficult was that the entire area was covered with concrete and encased all of […]

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FALL IS HERE!

Fall is here and you can definitely tell in the morning with the slightly cooler temps.  Summer rains have slowed down and you need to make sure your sprinkler system is functioning properly.  Below are the current water days for Brandon, Valrico, Lithia, Fishhawk and the rest of Hillsborough county.  Make sure your timer is set properly to avoid the fines!

Addresses ending in the number 0, 1, 2 or 3:
Mondays and/or Thursdays only

Addresses ending in the number 4, 5, or […]

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Irrigation check up

Schedule an irrigation / sprinkler check up asap.  Summer is coming and its going to be brutal.  We do sprinkler checks in the Valrico, Brandon, Fishhawk, Lithia, and Riverview areas.

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Lawn Guru Inc- Now a licensed Irrigation Contractor

Lawn Guru is now a Licensed Irrigation Contractor with Hillsborough county.  License number: SP14248.

If you are considering hiring a company to install a new sprinkler or irrigation system onto your property please consider hiring Lawn Guru.  We will handle everything for you from start to finish.  We will secure all proper permitting prior to install and schedule inspections at the conclusion of services to ensure that you the property owner are protected.

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New water restrictions for Hillsborough county.

All irrigation must be accomplished before 8 a.m. or after 6 p.m. Any one zone of a property may only be watered once during the allowed day, not both in the morning and again in the evening.

Addresses ending in the number 0 or 1
Mondays only

Addresses ending in the number 2 or 3
Tuesdays only

Addresses ending in the number 4 or 5
Wednesdays only

Addresses ending in the number 6 or 7
Thursdays only

Addresses ending in the number 8 or 9
Fridays only

Locations with no address […]

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Best time to water your lawn.

Often I am asked, “When is the best time to water my lawn?”  Many homeowners have tell me XYZ company said to start the irrigation system at dusk and  now the Lawn Guru is saying to start the system in the predawn hours.

According to the University of Florida. “Therefore, irrigate when dew is already present, usually in the predawn hours. A good time range is between 2 and 8 a.m.”

This is to help reduce the chances of fungus growth in […]

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Blueberry bushes incorporated into a landscape!

Best idea ever, incorporating blueberry bushes into a lawn care customers landscape! YUM!!

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