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Spring Is in the Air! It’s Time to Refresh Your Mulch

Mulch is an essential component of any garden—even more so here in heat of Palmetto, Florida. It not only prevents weeds but also helps retain soil moisture and nutrients. Mulch is a great way to personalize your property with all of the different options of materials and colors. You could use the typical wood and bark options for your landscape beds, or you can get creative and use shells to match your landscape!

No matter the material you have chosen, you should be refreshing your mulch annually. Refreshed mulch not only increases your curb appeal, but it also ensures that the plants in your landscape beds are getting the greatest amount of benefits from your mulch such as moisture retention and weed prevention. Continue reading below to find out why refreshing mulch is so important and why you should be doing it as part of your spring cleaning!


To maintain your landscaping your mulch should be refreshed annually.

Mulch is one of those landscape additions that you think of as having extremely low maintenance requirements. While this is absolutely true, you still want to make sure that you are at least refreshing it annually. Over...

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Make Your Landscape HGTV Worthy With These Concrete Curbing Ideas

Concrete edging can revamp your property's landscape. For long-lasting edging with several design options, concrete is the only way to go. With so many options to choose from like river-effect, raised planter bed, and stamped concrete curbing, you are sure to find the perfect option to suit the shape and overall design of your yard or garden.

The reason concrete is such a popular building material is because of its durability and versatility. Your landscape design is sure to last for years to come with minimal maintenance when you choose concrete. No matter the style of concrete edging you choose, our team at Three Seasons is here to make your dream landscape a reality.


Types of Concrete Curbing

There are many types of concrete curbing that boost the visual appeal of your property's landscape. Some of the most popular concrete curbing types are:

Flower Bed Curbing

Flower bed edging is one of the simplest and most common types of concrete edging. It consists of plain concrete blocks arranged around a flowerbed next to a house or in your yard. You can also use flower bed edging around trees or garden features in your yard to add structure and make...

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Keep It Local: Landscaping with Native Plants

Native plants are plants that have been growing in an area for hundreds of years without human intervention. They are often low maintenance and suited for the conditions in which they are already thriving. For Floridians, this means plants that actually like the hot, sticky weather of Florida and the crazy weather fluctuations that can occur.

Three Seasons offers a wide variety of plants local to Palmetto, Parrish, Bradenton and the surrounding Florida areas. If you are looking for minimal maintenance, a natural-looking landscape, native plants are the answer.


What does "native" actually mean?

By most definitions, plant experts describe native plants as those that have existed since pre-colonial times. The term ‘non-native’ refers to plants that have been introduced from other regions or countries.

Most non-native plant species are not a problem, and some are considered beneficial, but native plants are generally considered well adapted to their environment and can handle the natural seasonal cycles of resources, like the rainy season in Central Florida.


Why should I purchase native plants?

Native plants have had...

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So You Think You Want A Custom Firepit?

No one can resist the beauty and ambiance a firepit adds to an outdoor living space. Now that current circumstances in the world have caused people to stay home more, more people are looking to improve upon and revitalize their patio space!

Custom firepits are all the rage and a popular hardscape choice for many homeowners in Palmetto, Parrish, Bradenton, and nearby areas, but how do you know if a firepit is right for you? There are several things to keep in mind before having a firepit installed so you get the most out of what you pay for.


1) Do you want a wood or gas firepit?

Depending on your preferences, your outdoor firepit can either be wood or gas. Both have their advantages and disadvantages, so your final decision will be based on numerous factors like cost, convenience, and maintenance.

Gas firepits are far more pricey and a gas line always has to be installed, which could add to the installation cost. Their ease of use is convenient when compared to a wood-burning firepit since you can have a fire in seconds simply by pressing a button. Gas firepits are also environmentally friendly and can burn continuously without needing to add more ...

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3 Stand-Out Stone and Paver Choices for a Custom Driveway

Custom driveways are the ultimate curb appeal. With so many varieties of building materials to choose from, boring and giant concrete slabs are a thing of the past. Driveways can now be designed and styled to match seamlessly with the rest of your architecture and landscape layout.

Installing a custom driveway with high-quality pavers or stones creates a hardscape element that never goes unnoticed, but picking the right building material requires a bit of research. Comparing and contrasting different materials like concrete pavers, cobblestone, and flagstone makes the decision-making process much quicker so you can have a new driveway for your property in Palmetto, Parrish, and Bradenton sooner rather than later!


Cobblestones offer a ton of different design opportunities for creating distinctive patterns!

Cobblestones have been used for centuries (yes, centuries) for different architectural design projects. Its beauty and long-lasting durability have stood the test of time and continue to be a viable option for custom driveways and other hardscaping projects.

The way cobblestone is cut and prepared allows for an almost unlimited range of design...

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