Landscaping in Fort Myers

How to Lay Sod

  1. Prepare soil
  2. Level the surface
  3. Lay the first row on the longest straight edge
  4. Lay subsequent rows
  5. Water the installed lawn thoroughly
  6. Mow the lawn when the grass reaches 3 inches high, it's time to mow it down to 2 inches
  7. Fertilize once more

How to place Mulch

  1. Select an organic mulch to add nutrients to your lawn
  2. Choose inorganic mulch for a decorative look
  3. Purchase enough mulch to cover the area
  4. Pull weeds out of the lawn
  5. Create an edge for the mulch
  6. Remove existing mulch or dress the top with a similar mulch
  7. Shovel small piles of mulch onto your flower bed or lawn
  8. Rake the mulch over the area in an even layer
  9. Water organic mulch
  10. Replace organic mulch every year

How to Plant a Palm Tree

  1. Select the variety of palm you want to plant
  2. Opt for a small, medium, or large palm depending on budget, aesthetics, and maneuverability
  3. Choose the location for your palm
  4. Maneuver the tree close to the location you will be planting
  5. Dig your hole so that it's at least six inches wider on all sides and six inches deeper than the plant’s existing root ball
  6. Remove the root ball cover (usually burlap or plastic) to expose the roots
  7. Ease the tree into position, making sure the top of the root ball is slightly lower than the level of the adjacent ground
  8. Straighten the tree
  9. Backfill the hole barely covering the crown
  10. Build a soil barrier
  11. Stake the tree to keep it standing, if necessary
  12. Water the tree thoroughly

Materials and tools

  • Hand Trowel
  • Tape Measure
  • Rototiller
  • Spading Fork
  • Soil Rake
  • Garden Hose
  • Lawn Edger
  • Stiff Push Broom
  • Lawn Roller
  • Lawn Sprinkler(S)
  • Garden Fork
  • Wheelbarrow Or Garden Cart
  • Gardening Gloves
  • Landscape Fabric
  • Palm Trees
  • Mulch
  • Shovel
  • Nursery Stakes

Landscaping Suppliers in Fort Myers

GoMulch Fast Landscape Solutions
Bayshore Concrete & Landscape Materials
SiteOne Landscape Supply

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Landscaping Contractors in Fort Myers

Lee County Landscaping
Estate Landscaping & Lawn Management
Newell Lawn Care & Property Maintenance

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