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Basics of Growing Tomatoes

Want some good news? In Florida, with the exception of times of frost and extreme summer heat, tomatoes can pretty much be grown year-round! You can plant tomatoes in August and September for a fall harvest and January to March for spring fruit. Just keep in mind that tomato plants produce the most fruit at 75-85 degrees. Oh, and here’s …

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A Helping Hand from Edgewater Yard Shop

I love that the chaotic cacophony created by the birds in Florida makes my backyard sound like a tropical oasis, that the bright colored flowers that flourish in Florida make my garden pop and that the extended growing season enables my plants to become lush and full.  With all that going on, the only thing left is to landscape my …

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How to Calculate How Much Material You Need for Your Yard

So, you’re embarking on your next landscaping project. You know what you’d like to accomplish, but how do you determine how much material you will need? Here is a professional landscaping tip from Edgewater Yard Shop – the landscaping material experts who have been providing homeowners business owners and contractors in East Central Florida with quality mulch, stone, soil, pine …

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We Deliver!

If you’re looking for top-quality landscaping materials – like bark, granite, rock, chips and soil – at great prices, Edgewater Yard Shop delivers!  Edgewater Yard Shop delivers when it comes to landscaping rocks, so take your landscaping to the next level and create a natural oasis with rocks and stones in all sizes and variations – from salt and pepper …

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DIY Walkways with Stone or Rock

I can personally attest to the fact that adding a do-it-yourself walkway with stone or rock is an easy, inexpensive way to heighten the appeal of your landscaping. Stone walkways are a delightful addition from your patio to your pool or from your driveway to your front door; they can lead to a lovely garden or seating area; and they …

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Types of Lawnmowers

Do you know which way to go when you are thinking to mow? There are a bunch of different types of lawnmowers available – each with its own set of advantages and disadvantages. The most basic is the push reel mower. When you push it, blades spin past a stationary blade to slice grass. The push reel mower was invented …

The Purpose of Weed Barriers

We block our grizzly opponents on the line of scrimmage. We block calls from those pesky unavailable numbers. We put up road blocks for protection against scary people. Oh, and let’s not forget, “Talk to the hand.” But here’s another important barrier – the weed barrier. Weed barriers (also called landscape fabric) are pretty much what they say they are …

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Add Planting Boxes to Your Garden and Landscaping

Increase your gardening success and beautify your landscaping with garden boxes! With a box garden, you can ensure that essential fertilizers and other soil nutrients are not washed or blown away. Garden boxes will keep your soil well drained; and they will help keep your garden free of pests, including creepy crawling plant eaters as well as small animals. Plus, …

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What Florida Plants Can Repel Mosquitoes

Here’s the buzz… We all know that mosquitoes can be an unpleasant distraction when you are working outdoors and they can put quite a damper on any outdoor recreation, but they are also potentially harmful – even deadly. Nearly 700 million people suffer from mosquito-borne illnesses each year. Over a million of these illnesses result in death. Mosquitoes can carry …

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How Fresh Mulch Can Brighten Up Your Landscaping

Everything is better when it’s brighter, more vibrant and colors are deeper and richer. The same holds true for mulch and fresh mulch can actually brighten up your landscaping. Fresh mulch can beautify your landscaping by making your yard look cleaner and better kept, adding color, as well as creating borders and boundaries and keeping weeds at bay. The vibrancy …