Troy's Tropics

The Benefits of Installing a Sprinkler System

Installing a sprinkler system helps you save time and energy. Enjoy the convenience of a lawn sprinkler that is automatically activated. With a new irrigation system, you can improve your lawn and conserve resources. Homeowners can customize their watering strategies by setting sprinklers to water overnight on a daily or weekly basis; timing them for…

Planning a Low-Maintenance Garden

It is not uncommon, especially in a sun-drenched, hot-climate state like Florida for many homeowners to want to have a low-maintenance garden to tend throughout the year. There is no real garden—as opposed to artificial—that is no maintenance at all, but there are ways to plan to have gardening chores take up less time in…

What Is a Cottage Garden?

If you want a colorful, but strictly informal, garden style, a cottage garden may be just right for your landscape. It is the opposite of a structured, more formal type of garden yet it can be designed with all manner of plants. Whatever plantings you choose, keep in mind they are not planted in a…

Add Curb Appeal to a Home for Sale

First impressions matter a great deal particularly when it’s time to sell your home. Adding curb appeal to your home is essential to determining whether or not a potential buyer wants to come inside for a real showing. Because sellers now list their homes online, curb appeal must grab that favorable first impression.  Instead of…