Blog Posts in August, 2012

  • The Grounds Guys Join Forces With First Lady at Mayport Naval Station

    August 29, 2012
    WACO, Texas (August 28, 2012) - On August 22, The Grounds Guys of Jacksonville owner and veteran, Rick Santo, joined forces with First Lady Michelle Obama at Mayport Naval Station in Jacksonville, Florida for the announcement that more than 2,000 companies had hired or trained 125,000 veterans and military spouses since the initial launch of the Joining Forces White House initiative in 2011. The ...
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  • The "Undercover Boss" Episode Featuring The Grounds Guys to Rerun August 10

    August 7, 2012
    WACO, Texas (August 7, 2012) – Dina Dwyer-Owens, chairwoman and CEO of The Grounds Guys parent company The Dwyer Group , will re-appear on CBS’s hit reality show “ Undercover Boss ,” on Friday, August 10 at 8 p.m. ET/7 p.m. CT. The two-time Emmy nominated show, “Undercover Boss”, originally aired The Dwyer Group episode during its third season on January 22 nd , but is now re-airing the episode. ...
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  • A Guide to Buying Sprinklers

    August 2, 2012
    Effective watering is crucial to your lawn’s health. First, decide how much water your lawn needs, factoring in the amount of rainfall you receive. Most lawns need an average of an inch of water per week, including rainfall. Your grass may need the most amount of water, while vegetable and flowerbeds need a constant amount of moisture during their growing seasons. An easy way to determine your ...
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  • Pet Friendly Ground Cover

    August 2, 2012
    We love our pets and our plants, but what do we do when the two don’t get along. Some inventive options for ground cover, that can withstand your pet, are: Asparagus Densiflorus Sprengeri grows about 10 inches to 20 inches tall, can be trimmer and can fill an entire portion of a yard if not trimmed back. Asparagus fern is an almost indestructible fern/ground cover that can take full sun, part sun, ...
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  • Yard Water Conservation Tips

    August 2, 2012
    During a drought or general water conservation, it’s important to conserve water as much as possible. But you don’t want to let your beautiful lawn go to waste. Try some of these simple tips to conserve water, while still maintaining a lush lawn. Mulch Landscape mulch helps limit the amount of water that evaporates from the soil. While organic mulches, such as grass clippings or wood chips, are ...
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