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Sunscape Lawns LLC is a Gainesville, Florida, lawn care and landscaping business offering services to homeowners, apartment complexes, property management companies, and local businesses.  

Landscaping 

We can offer a variety of landscaping services for our residential and commercial clients.

Lawn Maintenance

Single-family homes, apartments, office complexes, business parks, and more. 

Exterior Cleaning

We offer exterior cleaning services for buildings, patios, decks, and other outdoor surfaces.

Frequently Asked Questions

What services does your lawn service company offer in Gainesville, Florida? 

Sunscape Lawns LLC provides lawn maintenance, yard cleanup, and landscaping services, including laying sod and planting ornamental plants and flowers. Every job, whether maintenance, cleanup, or landscaping, is customized to your needs 

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Are your lawn service technicians licensed and insured in the state of Florida?

Sunscape Lawns LLC and all our employees are licensed and insured to work in Florida. We'll be happy to share our credentials with you during our consultation.

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Can you provide references or testimonials from other clients in Gainesville who have used your lawn service?

We are always happy to share references or testimonials from our clients, or you can visit our website to see reviews and recommendations.

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Do you provide free estimates for lawn care services in Gainesville?

You can contact Sunscape Lawns LLC for a free quote. Every job is unique, and we service property of all shapes and sizes. We will discuss your needs and provide you with our estimate.

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How do I contact Sunscape Lawns, LLC?

You can contact us online at SunscapeLawns.com, by emailing us at [email protected], or by calling or texting Jake directly at (352)614-2113.

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How often should I schedule lawn maintenance services for my Gainesville property?

Lawn maintenance frequency can vary depending on grass type, weather conditions, and personal preferences. In Gainesville, Florida, the climate is characterized by warm temperatures and occasional rainfall, which can influence your lawn care schedule.

  1. Mowing: During the growing season (spring and summer), you may need to mow your lawn every 1 to 2 weeks. However, avoid cutting more than one-third of the grass height in a single mowing session to promote healthy growth.
  2. Watering: Watering needs will depend on rainfall and soil conditions. Typically, lawns need about 1 to 1.5 inches of water per week. Water deeply and infrequently to encourage deep root growth. Use a rain gauge or a moisture meter to monitor the moisture levels in your soil.
  3. Fertilizing: In Gainesville, you might need to fertilize your lawn 3 to 4 times per year. Apply a balanced fertilizer with a higher nitrogen content in spring and early summer to promote growth. Consider using a slow-release fertilizer to provide nutrients over a longer period.
  4. Weeding: Regularly inspect your lawn for weeds and address them promptly. Hand-pulling or using targeted herbicides can help keep weeds under control.
  5. Aeration: Aerate your lawn once a year, preferably in the fall. Aeration helps improve soil compaction, water absorption, and nutrient penetration.
  6. Seasonal Adjustments: Adjust your lawn care routine based on seasonal changes. For example, reduce mowing height during hot summer months and increase it in cooler fall and winter periods.

It's important to note that these are general guidelines, and specific care requirements may vary based on factors like the type of grass you have (e.g., St. Augustine, Bermuda, Zoysia), soil type, and microclimate conditions in your yard. Observing your lawn's growth and health and adjusting accordingly will help you maintain a lush and vibrant lawn in Gainesville, Florida. If you're uncertain about your lawn's needs, consider consulting with SunScape Lawns, LLC.

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Can you provide a maintenance schedule for different types of grass commonly found in Gainesville, Florida?

At Sunscape Lawns LLC, we take education and research very seriously. We're always happy to provide details for the types of grass you have and create the best maintenance plan. Here's a general maintenance schedule for three common types of grass found in Gainesville, Florida: St. Augustine, Bermuda, and Zoysia. Remember that schedules may vary based on specific conditions, so monitoring your lawn's needs and adjusting as necessary is essential.

  1. St. Augustine Grass:
  • Mowing: Mow every 1 to 2 weeks during the growing season (spring and summer). Maintain a mowing height of 3.5 to 4 inches.
  • Watering: Water deeply and infrequently. Provide 1 to 1.5 inches of water per week. Adjust the frequency based on rainfall and soil moisture.
  • Fertilizing: Apply a balanced fertilizer with a 3-1-2 or 4-1-2 ratio in March, May, August, and October. Use slow-release formulations.
  • Weeding: Monitor and address weeds promptly. Use pre-emergent herbicides in spring and post-emergent herbicides as needed.
  • Aeration: Aerate in the fall to improve soil compaction and water penetration.
  1. Bermuda Grass:
  • Mowing: Mow every 5 to 7 days during active growth (spring and summer). Maintain a mowing height of 0.5 to 1.5 inches.
  • Watering: Water deeply and infrequently. Provide 1 to 1.5 inches of water per week. Adjust the frequency based on rainfall and soil moisture.
  • Fertilizing: Apply a nitrogen-rich fertilizer in late spring, mid-summer, and early fall. Use slow-release formulations.
  • Weeding: Monitor and address weeds promptly. Use pre-emergent herbicides in spring and post-emergent herbicides as needed.
  • Aeration: Aerate in late spring or early summer to improve soil compaction and water penetration.
  1. Zoysia Grass:
  • Mowing: Mow every 7 to 10 days during the growing season (spring and summer). Maintain a mowing height of 1 to 2 inches.
  • Watering: Water deeply and infrequently. Provide 1 to 1.5 inches of water per week. Adjust the frequency based on rainfall and soil moisture.
  • Fertilizing: Apply a balanced fertilizer in late spring, mid-summer, and early fall. Use slow-release formulations.
  • Weeding: Monitor and address weeds promptly. Use pre-emergent herbicides in spring and post-emergent herbicides as needed.
  • Aeration: Aerate in late spring or early summer to improve soil compaction and water penetration.

    Remember that these schedules are general guidelines, and local conditions can vary. Adjusting your maintenance routine based on your lawn's specific needs, weather patterns, and soil conditions is essential. If you're uncertain about any aspect of your lawn care, consider consulting Sunscape LLC for tailored advice.

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    What is the recommended lawn care regimen for Gainesville residents during different seasons?

    Here's a recommended lawn care regimen for Gainesville residents throughout the different seasons of the year. This regimen is based on the climate and typical weather patterns in Gainesville. Adjustments may be needed based on specific conditions, grass types, and individual preferences.

    Spring (March-May):

    • Mowing: Start mowing as the grass begins to grow, aiming for a mowing height of 3.5 to 4 inches for St. Augustine and Zoysia grass and 0.5 to 1.5 inches for Bermuda grass.
    • Fertilizing: Apply a balanced fertilizer with a higher nitrogen content to encourage growth. Use a slow-release formulation. Follow the recommended application rate on the product label.
    • Weeding: Apply pre-emergent herbicides to prevent weed seeds from germinating. Address any existing weeds with post-emergent herbicides.
    • Aeration: If needed, aerate your lawn to improve soil compaction and water penetration.
    • Watering: Water deeply but infrequently. Provide 1 to 1.5 inches of water per week, adjusting based on rainfall and soil moisture.

      Summer (June-August):

      • Mowing: Continue mowing regularly. Raise the mowing height slightly during the hot summer to provide shade to the soil and promote moisture retention.
      • Watering: Monitor soil moisture and adjust watering based on rainfall. Lawns may require more water during periods of drought or extreme heat.
      • Fertilizing: Consider a light application of slow-release fertilizer to sustain the lawn's health throughout the summer.
      • Weeding: Regularly inspect for weeds and address them promptly. Avoid overwatering, as this can promote weed growth.

      Fall (September-November):

      • Mowing: Gradually lower the mowing height in early fall. Aim for a 2.5 to 3-inch mowing height for St. Augustine and Zoysia grass and 0.5 to 1-inch for Bermuda grass.
      • Fertilizing: Apply a balanced fertilizer to promote root growth and overall lawn health. Slow-release formulations are recommended.
      • Aeration: Aerate your lawn to alleviate soil compaction and enhance water penetration.
      • Weeding: Apply pre-emergent herbicides to prevent winter weeds. Address existing weeds as needed.
      • Overseeding (if desired): Consider overseeding with a cool-season grass, like ryegrass, for winter color and coverage.

      Winter (December-February):

      • Mowing: Mow as needed during periods of active growth, which may be minimal during the winter months.
      • Watering: Water less frequently, adjusting for natural rainfall. Be cautious not to overwater, as grass growth slows down.
      • Weeding: Address any weeds that may emerge, especially during warmer periods.

        Remember that these guidelines provide a general overview of lawn care tasks for each season in Gainesville, Florida. Local conditions and specific grass types may require adjustments. Regularly observing your lawn's health and adapting your maintenance routine will help ensure a vibrant and healthy lawn year-round. If in doubt, consider seeking advice from Sunscape Lawn LLC.

        Do you have questions about pest and disease management?  

        We can recommend local pest companies for additional needs. We can refer you to a pest control company for additional needs. Ask us for more information.  

        Average price of lawn maintenance services

        Sunscape Lawns LLC can help homeowners and commercial businesses achieve well-maintained, healthy, and visually appealing landscapes by providing comprehensive lawn maintenance services. 

        Weekly

        Starting at $40/Week

        4,800 Square Feet

        Bi Monthly

        Starting at $90/month

        1/8 Acre

        Our Commitment to You

        Sunscape Lawns LLC is part of the Gainesville Community. There’s no smoke and mirrors behind what we do. We provide quality lawn care with exceptional customer service and stand behind our work.

        Research

        We always take time to research every project. We understand the different types of Florida grasses and how to best care for and cut lawns to ensure everything is healthy and looks great. We are responsible to the property owner and live up to their investment in our work.

        Communication

        We value communication and always keep your experience at the top of our minds. All Sunscape Lawn LLC clients can reach our owner, Jake, directly. We’ll always show up when we say we will and never drop the ball on communication.

        Education

        We value education. For every job, we’ll talk to you about what you want and determine the best solutions for your yard or property. We’ll always keep you in the loop about what we’re doing and even show you the best ways to care for your lawn between services.  

        No job is too small.

        Call us directly to learn more about Sunscape Lawns LLC and our commitment to you, your outdoor space, and the Gainesville community.

        Testimonials

        Here's What People Are Saying

        "Sunscape has helped my mom and I out a lot. the amount of professionalism and care they put into their work is respectable. They did a huge clean up job at my moms house and made it a brand new lawn. Super nice group of guys as well. Phenomenal work."

        I. Nielsen

        Jake maintains our 5 acre property on a regular schedule, but most recently he put together a landscape design for us to beautify the area around our outdoor patio. He took the time to come up with a list of flowers and shrubs that do well with our lighting, and took a soil sample to appropriately fertilize the shrubs afterwards. We are so pleased with the work and effort they put into this project! I would highly recommend Sunscape Lawns to anyone looking for landscaping or regular maintenance!

        M. Altom

        When I recently purchased a home in Gainesville, the yard was out of control and most of the landscaping businesses in town were unresponsive. When I found Jake, he was very responsive, and fit me in right away. I now use his services regularly and he does a great job, at a price that fits within my budget. He is also very accommodating to any requests that I have. I highly recommend his services!

        Stephanie R.

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