Some written words of horror writer Stephen King relate well to soggy lawns that lack proper drainage. In his book Different Seasons, he says, “There’s no harm in hoping for the best as long as you’re prepared for the worst.” A soggy lawn can truly be a nightmare, but the right prep for rainy days can give you the landscape of your happiest dreams. Some tips for improving the drainage in your landscape follow, and all the supplies you may need can be found at Cypress Creek Landscape Supply.
Unsightliness is just one problem with a soggy lawn. Too much concentrated water can wreak various kinds of havoc in any yard. If wearing rubber boots to get around is appropriate in your yard, that’s a mere inconvenience. Below, check out some of the more ominous reasons there’s little to nothing desirable about a soggy lawn:
Saturation, packed earth, and lack of adequate drainage are among the causes of a soggy lawn. Although Florida lawns tend to be on the sandy side, compacted dirt can also be present if the soil is clay-heavy or if heavy foot traffic or heavy equipment has had an impact. Although winter is not typically the wettest season in Florida, the rains are coming! You can get prepared before damage occurs to your lawn as a result of sogginess. The following are tips to avoid a soggy lawn:
If you live in or near Tampa FL, Cypress Creek Landscape Supply is the best place to go for supplies. Professional landscapers and homeowners alike prefer our Garden Oasis with two acres of supplies, including bulk materials. Prepare for coming rains and eliminate the potential ‘horrors’ of a soggy lawn by addressing drainage issues without delay. Cypress Creek Landscape Supply is at 12734 N. Florida Ave., where you will find a beautiful selection of rocks, gravel, and boulders suitable for retaining walls, dry creek beds, and French drains. Stop by or call us at (813) 933-7944 today.