While temperatures in Miami stay moderate through the winter months, while most of the United States experiences freezing temperatures, this doesn't mean there aren't landscaping and lawn issues that need to be considered when temperatures cool. According to a Miami landscaping company, there are some important steps homeowners need to take to maintain their lawn.
One of the first steps to preparing a yard for winter is mulching. Mulch isn't just aesthetically pleasing; it also helps retain moisture and helps the lawn get the necessary nutrients during the winter.
In Miami, it's also essential that the lawn is watered during the winter. This may sound strange to anyone from outside of Florida, but watering is necessary year-round in Miami. Even though it's surrounded by water with the largest coastline in the continental United States, Florida still experiences dry weather and droughts, particularly in winter when the lack of rainfall causes issues.
Lawns should be watered at least a week in the cool, dry season, but some lawns will require some more water.
Finally, We recommend taking advantage of the cool season to add some extra color to the lawn. Annuals like Impatiens are perfect for celebrating the season and adding color. A minimalist approach is best so even some rich, beautiful plants or flowers with simple white lights can make a big difference.
We specialize in mulching, landscaping and lawn maintenance in Miami, Fort Lauderdale and surrounding areas. Southern Scapes is a full-service landscaping company founded in 1994. Their skilled staff serve apartment communities, homeowners associations, commercial properties and residential properties in Broward, Palm Beach and Miami-Dade counties with services that include landscaping design and installation, landscaping maintenance, irrigation maintenance, site plan evaluation and mulch blowing.