In Florida, we all understand the importance of irrigation in creating a great landscape experience. We are entering what we call “dry season” as temperatures begin to rise and stabilize, but our...
Plant Profile: Powderpuff
Calling it that isn’t an insult. The powderpuff is an excellent evergreen shrub for central to south Florida. The beautiful, flagrant bloom is a main reason for its popularity and becomes a magnet...
The secret behind “the sandwich”
Click above to hear what Vice President Nate Hyde and CEO Mark Forsythe say about the importance of empowering people to achieve the end results we want.
Transform Your Landscape
Did you know that aside from location, curb appeal is one of the greatest contributors to your home’s value? In fact, a study carried out by the Virginia Cooperative Extension of Virginia State...
Take every storm seriously
Everyone here at Mainscape wants to ensure you and your team are safe and prepared for this week’s winter event. Below are quick tips to get you ready: BE WEATHER AWARE Share latest weather updates...
Plant Profile: Seaside Goldenrod
The Seaside Goldenrod is a beautiful plant which is not only versatile in planting location, but also attracts butterflies and other pollinators. While it is most commonly found by the seashore, it...
Why “topping” is terrible for crapemyrtles
Some people call it pruning, we call it murder! Crapemyrtles are commonly found in southern landscapes and produce beautiful flowers annually. Generally, mature crapemyrtles (12–15 feet and taller)...
Freezing in Florida?
We have already experienced some cold temperatures here in Florida. In the next few weeks, we face our biggest threat of heavy frost and even freezing. Though we haven’t had a significant freeze...
Plant Profile: Real vs. Artificial Christmas Trees
You have likely at some point been involved in the debate about whether it’s more eco-friendly to have a real evergreen conifer versus an artificial Christmas tree. The most common type of...
Pest Alert: Large Patch
Large patch is a seasonal disease of warm-season grasses caused by the fungus Rhizoctonia solani. It typically occurs between November and May when daytime temperatures fall below 85 degrees....
Mulch can be marvelous
It’s the time of year again when many properties get spiffed up with fresh layers of mulch in planting beds. In addition to improving appearance, mulch helps block out weeds, holds moisture in the...
Requesting customer care is easier than ever
Communication with Mainscape has never been easier. If an issue arises, the quickest and most efficient way to communicate with your Mainscape team is to enter a Customer Service Request on our...
Memberships and Associations
- Irrigation Association
- Florida Irrigation Society
- Indiana Lawn Association
- Snow & Ice Management Association
- Carolina Irrigation Association
- American Society of Irrigation Consultants
- Florida Nursery, Growers & Landscape Association
- National Association of Landscape Professionals
- National Safety Council
- American Society of Safety Professionals
Florida Weather and Data
- EPA Watersense
- Center for Landscape Conservation and Ecology
- University of Florida IFAS Extension Orange County
- University of Florida IFAS Extension Sarasota County
- University of Florida IFAS Extension Collier County
- University of Florida IFAS Extension Lee County
- North Carolina State University TurfFiles Center
- Clemson Cooperative Extension Home and Garden Info Center
- Clemson University