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Griffis Lumber To Become Gaston Mulch and Soil

Griffis Lumber announced today that it would be rebranding to Gaston Mulch & Soil. The new name and brand presence better characterize the company’s current product offering.  Griffis Lumber was founded in 1955 and has provided quality lumber products for over 65 years. Purchased in October 2013 by the Gaston Companies, the rebrand to Gaston […]

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How to Create a Florida Friendly Landscape

Florida is well known for its rather inhospitable environment. From sandy soils to blazing heat, to the perfect climate for bugs and other pests, Florida can be a tough place to start a garden or maintain your yard. Pair this with the fact that many people are unaware of the types of plants that grow […]

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Choosing the Right Amount of Mulch for Your Project

Mulch or chips are a great addition to any landscaping project. They can be used as a decoration for your plant bed and insulate the plants in your garden. Mulch also decreases weed growth, helps insulate soil temperatures to prevent moisture evaporation from the surface (especially in Florida’s summer heat), and improves nutrient density in […]

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Cypress Mulch: The Good, The Bad, and The Alternatives

Cypress trees are important for our history and future, so it’s important to understand the advantages and disadvantages of cypress mulch when choosing what to include in your landscape. That’s because organic cypress mulch offers many pros and cons, such as it’s cheaper than other mulches but less environmentally friendly. Read on to learn more […]

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