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"We are first time users of a mowing/trimming service. Arrived same day every week. Good job. Fair price. No Contract needed. Definitely would recommend.

-Dorothy C.

"My driveway leading to the back of the house gets muddy when it's rainy season. I researched a little bit on the topic and found on" Angie's list. I emailed the company through Angie's List and quickly replied. I asked more questions such as based on the dimensions of my driveway, how much gravel I would need and what type of rocks will meet my needs. and I emailed back and forth and each time he gave very clear and upfront answers. He gave a very reasonable quote and scheduled for a day that was convenient for me. On the day of delivery, he came on time. Even though it was rainy, he kept a very positive attitude throughout the whole process. His truck was able to dump & spread the rocks that I ordered which made my job a lot easier. Everything went very smoothly and I am very happy with the product and delivery of it. Would use again, definitely.

-angela C.

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Mulch & Wood Chips

Mulch can be a lot of different things, but at its core it exists as a material that is applied to landscaping, walking paths and flower beds for aesthetic purposes, to suppress weed growth, retain moisture and supply nutrients to soil through decay.

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Discourage weeds in your garden landscape and get the most from your mulch with these tips from a landscaping pro.

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Here's how to jump start your spring lawn and landscape projects.

Landscapers mulch to moderate soil temperature, conserve moisture, suppress weeds and to add organic matter to the soil as the shredded bark breaks down.

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I don't care about lawns--I planted mine in clover and don't have to mow it. When I do need to mow I use a rotary Fiskars mower, which is great--or a scythe. That's right--a scythe (the European type, which is smaller, and it's very good exercise). Gas-powered mowers, chemical fertilizers and weed killers--all nasty stuff that gets into everyone's air, soil, and water. I'm sure my neighbor doesn't like my wildflowers, semi-wild pockets of fruit bushes, and unmown areas and yes, dandelions (I have 10 acres) but that's too bad. It's better habitat for wildlife, especially the pollinators on which our food supply depends. I think this obsession with the Great American Lawn is a waste of time and resources. Plant some food instead.


One of the more difficult issues facing you will be making sure you compare apples 'n apples while understanding the differences between apples 'n oranges.

Some things common to all:

How far from your (water) meter pit to the home?

Do you know what sort of water pressure you have?

Those two questions sortta drive the rest.  How many sprinklers you have is a piece of the puzzle but it is lower on the issues list than how much water pressure and gallons per minute of flow (gpm) you have.  Knowing the water pressure and gpm coming to the house is important because it is the info divided by the flow rate of the heads to tell you how many you can run at a time.

 That, plus the number of heads it takes to cover your yard will let them decide on how many zones to cut the yard into (each zone is X number of heads that run at the same time).

Will the different estimates be for systems that are all parts from a single manufaturer or will it be a collection of brands?  Some will tell you that the parts (controller, back-flow, heads and even specific heads) are better from different manufacturers while others will tell you that all from a single manufacturer will give you an optimized system.

And, are the contractors equally certified?  Not only education and experience but certifications from the various manufacturers who's parts they want to use.  And, will their installations be the same?  Will they open trenches all around your yard and be a week getting the stuff layed, connected and back-filled?  Or, will they pull the flexible pipe and be in 'n out in one day with water flowing to cover their intrussion before they leave that day?

Will your system need to be blown out with pressurized air at the end of the season to avoid winter freeze and bursts or will it drain automagically?

I know, I took your simple question and made it hard.

When I bought my system about 9 years ago, I had a variety of estimates and the differences sortta fell into the mess I listed above.  The low estimate was a person who seemed to be from the "get it in the ground and fix it later" school.

The highest estimate was from someone who seemed more concerned about my yard and the final result than I was.  The low person was using parts 'n pieces from a variety of manufacturers.  The high person was certified by the company that made all the parts he was wanting to use and he carried a fairly high rating from them for his past performance..  He would vary for me if I wanted but he had sound reasons from the controller to each of the heads as to why he preferred his "brand".

It doesn't look like you are a member of Angie's List.  Given the size of the investment you are looking at, this might be a great time to join and see how others in your community have rated the contractors you are considering or if there is one you should add to your list. 

My yard is between 12 and 15,000 square feet less the house, deck, two mini-barns and it is interrupted with a number of blocking (blocks the stream of water) evergreens and planting beds.

The low estimate I had was about $2,500 and would take three days to put in from the time they began to trench.  I don't recall how many heads he wanted to put in but if it was off, he'd be able to put another anyplace and tie it to the nearest zone to give me good coverage.  Uh, this was the get it in the ground 'n adjust later person.

The high estimate I had was around $4,500.  This proposal was for seven active zones each having 5 to 7 heads.  There was enough capacity (extra zone controllers and space within the system controller) built in to add drip irrigation at a later date for the planting beds without having to replace anything.  He drew the entire yard and gave me a copy with the heads marked showing the "throw" of each and the overlap he built in to avoid any missed areas.  And, they wanted to arrive in the morning and leave that evening with the system watering to cover their tracks throughout the yard.  One day and they would not leave until it was working as advertised!

I took the high estimate.  I have a neighbor who bought from the other folks.  Both of us are happy.  He is really happy because each time he calls his company for adjustments or corrections (yep, they got it in the ground and are still putzing with it) they are out within the week, they are really easy to do business with and their service calls' costs haven't gone up a whole bunch.

Sorry, you can't look at the price and divide by X number of heads and have a fair comparison.


1) IF you are talking the root crown - the portion where it is not one solid truck or "bole", but still a solid or near-solid mass of roots coming off the base of the trunk, then that has to come out on way or another. Typically, once you get beyond about a 3 foot circle then you are in the radial portion of the roots where they spread out laterally, and are a foot or more apart, and new roots can grow in that area fro the new tree OK. Of course, be prepared to have to trim some volunteers so the old tree can't come back, and be sure to fertilize the new tree per recommendations because the old roots will still be trying to extract water and food from the soil to support the tree that they do not yet realize is gone. Do NOT put stump killer or poison in the old tree - will kill new one too.

2) The proper commercial way to do this is to have the entire root crown and larger roots removed with a stump grinder - looks like this -


You need a tree service that can grind down at least two feet below ground level and remove the root crown and larger root segments. If you hve large roots running laterally quite a ways, he can grind them up too - ditto to "trippers" sticking up above ground. Just be sure to have it clear (spray painted) upfront how far he is going for what he quoted - typically about $150 for tree up to 1-2 feet in diameter, up to $500 for a massive sycamore or walnut or cottonwood or redwood with 6 foot diameter crown. While you can rent stump grinders at tooll rental places, I REALLY do not recommend it - the rental ones you can afford to rent for one use are pretty light duty, and they can chew a person up in no time flat if you lose control when it snags in the wood or hits a rock.

3) Another way is to go out to where the massive roots taper off to something you can reasonable cut - say 4-6 inches in diameter, and cut them all in a circle around the stump, then with a come-along or CAREFULLY (not more than a few hundred pounds) with a vehicle with a trailer hitch, put a steady pull on a good rope or strap or chain in a shallow notch cut around the top of the stump (so it does not pop off easy), then while it is being rotated up out of the ground walk around and cut any root you see still attached or trying to lift out of the ground. This works much better if the stump is left about 4-6 feet high so you get some real leverage on it with the pull, but if already cut down short run chain or strap over the top of it and around a large root on the far side of the stump. I use a Sawzall with foot long coarse tooth wood cutting blade for this - goes through roots really fast, and blade is only $1 or so apiece so ruining one or two hitting rocks is no big thing, and also reaches in under the stump better and safer than an axe. I helped a neighbor take out a back yard full of birches this way - took us about half a day to remove about 15 trees with about 6 foot diameter circle of crown and roots, leaving holes about 1-2 feet deep where each tree was. Remember this - whichever way you use to take it out, you will need maybe 1-5 wheelbarrow loads of good growth medium to replace the divot. 

4) Cheaper route - cut off flush with ground level (or leave some stickup as a planter or stool or feeder base or whatever), and plant new tree at least 4 feet away from old crown, in a spot between the old roots.

'Reasonable' is one of those words that means wildly divergent things to different people.  Check with your local high school to see if they have  any sort of agricultural program.  If yes, perhaps someone in that program could help you.  Being a landscaper myself, I must say it sounds like you want something that is - first and foremost - cheap.   This is NOT the best way to look for any service.  You would be better served looking for 'competant' than with 'cheap'.  The nicer you want your flowerbed to look, the more important it is to find someone who REALLY knows what they are doing.

Mulch Delivering reviews in Land O Lakes


I talked to on the phone and told him that I needed about 8 cubic yards of topsoil for some flower beds. He recommended their garden soil and we agreed for them to deliver it the next day. I was pleasantly surprised at the very quick service. They didn't show up at the scheduled time and I called and found out that ...More they apparently had some kind of mechanical problem. They did show up a short time later. I showed the driver where I wanted the soil dumped and he put it exactly where I wanted it. I do mean exact! The soil itself had too many sticks mixed into it for my preference, however, it did the job very nicely. I would order it again. was very polite, professional and helpful and it was nice to be able to use my credit card and pay by phone a couple of hours before delivery. I didn't even have to leave the house. Overall, a very good experience.
- Ronald M.

and his team were awesome to work with. My yard was a disaster that I couldnt get under control with weeds and over growth some of the growth had been going on for over a year and this is with me continually trying to clear out the area. 's team of guys came to the rescue of my yard. Not only ...More did they weed my yard front and back they also put mulch down throughout my yard. I live on a corner lot and had removed alot of the grass for flower beds and the entire yard needed to have mulch laid down. His guys did all of it in 1 day and my yard looks great now. I would highly recommend them to anyone that needs work done.
- Danielle D.

The company said "we are not on Angie's List and there is no discount for anyone". I said I had just checked before we drove over and that indeed they were on Angie's List and they denied it. Other individuals had told me that they were and they got a discount on both purchase and delivery. They vehemently denied this. So we ...More just paid for our purchase and paid the delivery fee. We will never use this company again. The only positive element of this experience was that the road base product was good and the delivery driver was very competent and professional. So I am not sure what is going on with this company, but we have other companies available and we will never use them again.
- Gene C.

Everything, every time, is completed beautifully, professionally, timely and within the budget reviewed with the final plan. is an excellent organization with phenomenal people and we highly recommend them! I would give them an A+.
- Janice L.

They delivered on time and material was perfect. We were very pleased with everything. I wish they could have delivered both of them on the same truck which could have saved a charge but it was good quality. It Was over all good experience.
- Mandy S.

Had to re-schedule from original workplan due to delays in completing other work; called ahead to keep me in the loop at each turn.
Expertly and expeditiously completed our work upon arrival. Have already provided his business card to my neighbors.
- Kenneth B.

They did a fine job. It was fine. It actually cost about $50 or $75 more because they said they needed to add more mulch. They could have asked me what I wanted done. They could have spent the entire time which they did not.

was extremely responsive and helpful in setting up the work to be done. He provided an accurate, detailed estimate of work to be done. I emailed him with multiple questions, all of which he replied to in a timely fashion. The staff that were assigned to our job arrived promptly and completed the work within the time that we had ...More discussed. They were polite and courteous and did excellent work. We are very happy with the work that was done and would be happy to use them again in the future.
- Lisa M.

Landscaping Mulch in Land O Lakes, FL

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1st Choice Maintenance

2921 W Main St

2 Family Restoration LLC

3615 Trapnell Grove Loop
Plant City

3 Seasons Lawn & Landscape

7813 Francine Drive
New Port Richey

A Better Lawn Care

PO Box 7634
Wesley Chapel

A Complete Lawn Care

Post Office Box 7293
Wesley Chapel

A Plus Preservation LLC.

5626 Oakwood Knoll Dr

A Quality Plant

1998 19th Avenue NE

A&J Tree Service

15005 teresa blvd



Aegis Insurance Group, LLC

2575 Ulmerton Rd

Agreenline Company

2343 Gold Hill Rd

Aimed On Perfection

602 Oberlin Dr


10057 Shalimar St
New Port Richey

Allpro Trade Services, LLC

4724 N. Galloway Rd

Allpro Tree & Landscaping

1871 cameron ct
New Port Richey

Allstate Tree Service Inc

506 S 50th St

Alpha Tree & Lawn

5511 100th ave
Pinellas Park

American Mulch and Groundcover LLC

13838 Hays Rd
Spring Hill

Angels Garden

7822 N Jamaica ST

Artistic Ground View Landscaping Design

New Port Richey

ASAP Pressure Cleaning LLC

4312 Rustic Pine Pl
Wesley Chapel

Axley Bros. Saw Mill Inc

12300 62nd St N

B & W Lawn Service

2820 Lake Saxon Drive
Land O Lakes

B.O.G Maintenance

13539 n. Florida ave


2807 S Duette Rd
Myakka City

Bargain Sod

5600 22nd Ave N
Saint Petersburg

Baywood Landscape Contractors Inc

P O Box 1327
New Port Richey

Berken-Yarbs Enterprises INC

Bradenton, Florida

Blade Runners Lawn Care

9400 Lake Christina Ln
Port Richey

Bobcat Backhoe Tractor Dump Service

9501 67th Street
Pinellas Park


P.O. Box 3344

C D Ocean Lawn Care

1571 Shirley Pl


PO Box 12468

C2 Enterprises Lawn Service

8602 Twin Farms Pl.

CJ'S Landscaping

10234 Shady Dr

Climb-AX Inc.

3348 Laurel Dale Dr

Coastal Quality Services Inc

1121 W Price Blvd
North Port

Colvin Inc.

11382 81st Pl

Corsetti Land Maintenance LLC

1218 Gwaltney Pl

Creation Through Construction

3262 railway ave

Crossroads Sawmill

18541 State Road 52
Land O Lakes

Crowder's Landscaping Inc

17902 Ayrshire Blvd
Land O Lakes

Curb it Concrete Landscape Borders

11062 Labrador Duck rd.

Cutting Edge Landscape

PO Box 945

D&J Lawn Maintenance

4640 Willowwood Pl
Land O Lakes

Donovan's Property Services LLC

1911 Wood Bend St
Tarpon Springs


4479 45th St S
Saint Petersburg

e-construction group Inc.

8601 4th Street N.
Saint Petersburg

ec3 property management

New Port Richey

Elton Seals Property Services Inc

27617 Sky Lake Circle
Wesley Chapel

Eric's Land Management LLC

3639 Sumner Road



Fairway Lawn Care Co

11235 Yewtree Ave
Port Richey

Flat Tops A Landscape Company

10006 Cross Creek Blvd

Florida's Tru-Professionals

5014 Brook Acres Cir.

Floriscape Lawn & Landscaping

3152 Little Rd
New Port Richey



Four Leaf Landscape and Maintenance

7915 Bracken Drive
Port Richey

Fred's Landscaping and Design

1512 40th St. NW
Winter Haven


2603 OHIO PL

Garrow Landscaping

3312 W Wyoming Ave

Get-Er-Dun Lawn Care & Tree Service

11219 Rice Creek rd.

Global Palms Nursery

3015 56th Ave E


1105 Camphor Glen Ct

Grace House of Tampa Inc.

13315 Orange Grove Dr

Grace Landscaping

14702 N. 42nd St. Apt A

Grace Landscaping and Lawn Care

14702 N 42nd St

Grass Monkey Lawn and Landscaping

2650 Rosehaven Dr
Wesley Chapel

Grass Paint Pros

10006 #462

Green Acres Lawn Services, LLC.

18095 Spangler Avenue

Green Dragon Lawn Maintenance

P.o. Box 271261

Green Gator Landscape Maintenance Service, LLC

27251 SR 54 Suite B-14 Box 125
Wesley Chapel

Green Land Lawn Pest Control

1543 African Violet Ct
New Port Richey

Green Thumb Unlimited

po box 424

Green Turtle Outdoor Services Inc

346 Grove St N
Saint Petersburg

GreenLeaf Lawn Care

4727 Bellemede Blvd
New Port Richey



Griff's Mulch Service

8601 Land O Lakes Boulevard
Land O Lakes

hammer time

10057 shalimar st

Handyworks Property Services Inc

PO Box 953
Safety Harbor

High Trim LLC

15118 Olny Dr

Huey Lawn Care

P.O. Box 753
Safety Harbor

Hurricane Tree Specialists

167 South Little John Avenue

J & H Pressure Washing and Lawn Care

PO Box 1172
Land O Lakes

Jarhead Lawn Service

11721 Forest Hills Dr

Jay's Lawn Service

35753 Auston Dr
Dade City


27027 green willow run
Wesley Chapel

Just About Anything

8749 Aruba Ln
Port Richey

Just Cuts Lawn Care

5081 Landover Blvd
Spring Hill

JVS Contracting, Inc.

1608 North 43rd Street

Kasten Handyman Services LLC

19330 Yellow Clover Dr


10516 Main St.

Kingdom Lawn Maintenance

PO Box 20166
Saint Petersburg

Kings of Clean

703 66th Ave West


Saint Petersburg

Landscape By Design

P.O. Box 17553

Landscapers, Inc

1128 Hagen Dr
New Port Richey

Landscaping Tune-Ups Inc

PO Box 291191

Lanescaping Designs LLC

6263 Danbury St
Spring Hill

LeBel Landscaping LLC

12217 Grovewood Ave

Lord General Contractors Corporation

Post Office Box 99
Indian Rocks Beach

Maldonado's Services

1418 Oak Valley Circle

Mandell's Tree Service

3931 Prkwy Blvd
Land O Lakes

McGee Lawn Care LLC.

17658 Jamestown Way Apt.C

McGuire's Beautiful Outdoors

10746 Land O Lakes Blvd
Land O Lakes

Mistyk Renovations

21520 Southwood Dr.

Morgan Lawn & Landscaping

1600 Villa Capri Cir Apt 206

Mow masters landscape inc

730 14th ave sw

Mr G Lawn Maintenance

13937 Ethel Ave

Mr. Honeydo, LLC

2357 S Tamiami Trail

Next Level Homes

552 Robin Hill Cir

Ohana Lawn Care Inc

PO Box 46704

One of a Kind Landscaping & Lawncare LLC

12377 Seagate St
Spring Hill


PO Box 2

Personal Assistance LLC

2005 Princeton Ave


Plant City

Property Services by Musitech

7512 Dr. Phillips Blvd.

Proturf Landscapes

P.O. Box 8174
Madeira Beach

PROTURN Property Solutions

634 Blue Taverna Ln

Quality Sod & landscape

536 Broad St.

R B Sod Service Inc

PO Box 89114

Rainmaker Irrigation & Landscaping, Inc.

36181 East Lake Rd.
Palm Harbor

Roberts' Landscape Solutions

905 n mobley st
Plant City


New Port Richey

Sadree Landscape Design

7339 Mulberry Drive

Sarkowski Lawns Service

8049 Simmons St

Sattefield Home Repair

1039 Old South Dr.
Polk City

Scotts LawnService

14300 Carlson Cir


490 Cape Cod Loop

Seabreeze Ground Maintenance

5631 Ronson Ct
New Port Richey

seeds, weeds & trees property maintenance

po box 35255
Saint Petersburg

Sergey Kalnoy

1206 Crossbow Ln
Tarpon Springs

Shawn Sanderson Property Maintenance

11329 Hanis Street
New Port Richey

Southern Chemical & Equipment, LLC.

4380 B Independence Ct.

St Pete & Pinellas Tree Service

2250 71st Ave North
Saint Petersburg

Steve Overstreet Clearing And Excavating Inc.

21026 Moreland Dr.
Spring Hill

Sun State Earth Works, LLC

PO Box 175
Lake Alfred

Suncoast Lawns, Pools & Landscaping

16533 Ivy lake Dr.

Sunset Bay Landscaping

16104 staggs leap dr

Sunset Point Barber Shop

2562 Sunset Point Rd

surface city

Spring Hill


Spring Hill

Terry Built Property Maintenance

4803 Alcea Street
New Port Richey

TG Lawn Care

39449 Lincoln Ave


6810 El Camino Paloma St
Port Richey



The Honey Do Crew LLC

210 N Miller Rd

the people who cut my grass

302 Orsley Dr

The Plant Stop

11838 Foxfire Drve

Tom's Sod Service Inc

11413 49th St N

Toms Tree & Crane

7801 13th St

Total Outdoor Maintenance

4220 W Pearl Ave

Total Yard

5542 Redhawk Dr
New Port Richey

Trademark Property Services LLC

6527 Sand Shore Ln
New Port Richey


90 Highland Ave
Tarpon Springs


7851 55 Way N
Pinellas Park

Tropical Elegance Construction Inc

PO Box 1512
New Port Richey


7101 STATE ROAD 52

Woodplay Of Tampa Bay, Inc.

3744 W. Lambright St

Youngling Landscaping

8080 cessna Dr
Spring Hill

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