Lets make sure your property is ready for spring. Here are some useful tips:
Spring clean-up for South Florida gardens.
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At Green team we are elated to have made it to the final five best landscape companies in Palm Beach County this yea, and to have been selected for the prestigious 'Best of Palm Beach' award.
Designed to celebrate the best businesses their community has to offer, the Best of Palm Beach County awards recognize leading organizations in dozens of categories, ranging from clothing stores and restaurants to business service providers and vehicle dealers.
Winners were selected by the local community through online voting, and then honored at an Oscars-like award ceremony, this year to be held at the Palm Beach County Convention Center, in April 2021. Due to the COVID pandemic, the event will most likely to be held virtually.
We would like to thank all our loyal customers for your appreciation, and will keep doing our best to provide beautifully designed landscapes and top landscape maintenance services!
Let's plant a tree - for free!
In order to make residents aware of the many benefits of planting trees, Palm Beach County, FL has set up an innovative program to convince home owners to plant more (native) trees in their landscape.
The benefits of planting trees and replenishing our natural canopy's are proven to be beneficial in many ways: from providing shade and eliminating heat spots, improving air quality and safe harbors for our native fauna.
Under the program, Palm Beach residents can sign up to receive two, three gallon native plants and receive information on how, when and what to plant
There is an annual limit of one plant voucher, redeemable at participating nurseries for two, three-gallon native plants per Palm Beach County household, while funding lasts.
More information about the program can be found by clicking here:
FNGLA Palm Beach Chapter and Mounts Botanical Garden, Palm Beach County’s oldest and largest botanical garden, will host a Winter Plant Sale on February 6 and 7. Guests are welcome to shop from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. on Saturday, Feb. 6, and from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. on Sunday, Feb. 7. Tickets must be purchased online ahead of the event here.
“Our fall and spring plant sales have historically been very popular, so we decided to add a Winter Sale,” said Mounts curator-director Rochelle Wolberg. “In these very challenging times, our goal is to provide a safe and enjoyable experience for our vendors and the public.”
Visitors can stroll the West Palm Beach garden while shopping for a variety of plants, shrubs, trees, garden accessories, and fine crafts. The Mounts Botanical Garden Nursery and Vintage Thrift Shop will also be open with a variety of plants and unique treasures for home and garden.
Public health and safety remain paramount. Mounts Botanical Garden will adhere to Palm Beach County and Centers for Disease Control and Prevention requirements and guidelines by operating at reduced capacity and hosting 40 to 50 vendors outside. Masks will be required.
A few easy tips for your garden:
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The Annual People’s Choice Award from the Houzz Community Highlights Home Remodeling and Design Professionals with Most Popular Designs and Top Ratings
Wellington, FL, February 13, 2020 – Green Team Landscapes of Wellington, FL has won a “Best Of Houzz” award for Customer Service, on Houzz®, the leading platform for home renovation and design. The 15-year old landscape design and installation firm was chosen by the millions of homeowners that comprise the Houzz community from among more than 2.5 million active home building, remodeling and design industry professionals.
The Best Of Houzz badge is awarded annually, in three categories: Design, Customer Service and Photography. Design awards honor professionals whose work was the most popular among the Houzz community. Customer Service honors are based on several factors, including a pro's overall rating on Houzz and client reviews submitted in 2019. Architecture and interior design photographers whose images were most popular are recognized with the Photography award.
A “Best Of Houzz 2020” badge will appear on winners’ profiles as a sign of their commitment to excellence. These badges help homeowners identify popular and top-rated home professionals in every metro area on Houzz.
Creating original, and personalized gardens, combined with our high standard maintenance skills paid off again and we are very thankful for receiving this award.
Luc Limbourg - Owner
“This year’s Best Of Houzz awards go to an incredibly talented and service-oriented group of home remodeling and design professionals, and we’re proud to highlight the winners on the Houzz website and app,” said Liza Hausman, vice president of Industry Marketing for Houzz. “This award is particularly meaningful as it reflects the sentiment of the millions of homeowners in the Houzz community who are hiring home professionals for their projects across the U.S. and around the world.”
Follow Green Team Landscapes on Houzz https://www.houzz.com/pro/limbourg/
About Green Team Landscapes
It all started 15 years ago when Luc Limbourg decided for a career change and made his hobby his day-job. Many landscape designs and installs later, we keep striving to be the most original in our area, by exceeding customer expectations every day!
Houzz is the leading platform for home remodeling and design, providing people with everything they need to improve their homes from start to finish – online or from a mobile device. From decorating a small room to building a custom home and everything in between, Houzz connects millions of homeowners, home design enthusiasts and home improvement professionals across the country and around the world. With the largest residential design database in the world and a vibrant community empowered by technology, Houzz is the easiest way for people to find inspiration, get advice, buy products and hire the professionals they need to help turn their ideas into reality. Headquartered in Palo Alto, Calif., Houzz also has international offices in London, Berlin, Sydney, Moscow, Tel Aviv and Tokyo. Houzz is a registered trademark of Houzz Inc. worldwide. For more information, visit houzz.com.
By Ben Bolusky
WOW! Just WOW! Last week’s Tropical Plant International Expo was an exciting, hugely successful, upbeat, marketing showcase! For those of you who like numbers, here are a few: With 6,853 TPIE attendees, TPIE registration increased by 400 -- a solid six percent over last year! Attendees flocked to Fort Lauderdale from no less than 47 states, 6 Canadian provinces and 37 different countries! Interiorscape buyers jumped up by eight percent over last year. Landscape buyers catapulted up by an astounding 24 percent! And, ready for this? The number of retail buyers at TPIE 2020 absolutely exploded by 41 percent! Another phenomenal indicator as to how strong houseplants are as a retail product category throughout the United States.
More big TPIE news: A brand new FNGLA record was set with 729 registrations for the TPIE Road Show and educational workshops! This is a mind-blowing 182 percent increase over last year! More than 600 people packed into the TPIE Opening Session with Max Luthy of TrendWatching reporting on the key trends for 2020 -- and what they mean for interior foliage sales. More than $28,000 was raised for research and scholarships at the National Horticulture Foundation’s annual TPIE reception!
Some 400 exhibitors took 850 exhibit booth spaces showcasing houseplants, indoor foliage, tropicals, products and services. Eye-catching merchandise displays and clever marketing ideas were abundant throughout the nearly five-acre TPIE show floor! A BIG tip of FNGLA’s cap goes to our TPIE exhibitors, sponsors, attendees and TPIE Planning Committee for such a truly outstanding show. Mark your calendars for next year’s TPIE- January 20-22, 2021 when TPIE will be in Tampa during the multi-year Broward County Convention Center's expansion construction project.
Meet Wilson, our gorgeous Airedale Terrier. The best dog one can get! He loves to rampage trough our yard, enjoys chasing squirrels and tking naps in the shade underneath the cocoanut palm trees.
Unfortunately, with happy dog rampage comes happy dog peerage. The acid and nitrogen in Wilson's pee burns the grass and leaves brown dog urine spots all over our combined lawns. There are several chemical and food additive solutions to this problem but my neighbors and I prefer a natural approach.
Five organic remedies to repair those brown dog urine burns on your lawn that will not harm you or your dog.
1. Train your dog to potty in one area of your yard.
This is easier if you have a female dog because female dogs generally like to piddle in the same place, (so the boy dogs always know where to go to read the girl dog’s pee-mail.) A boy dog might need a little more incentive to potty in one area of your yard. In that case, try using a non-toxic pheromone-treated yard stake to encourage your boy to hit the same spot such as the Simple Solutions Pee Post. I’m a bit of a traditionalist in this regard, I prefer the aesthetic quality of the pee post Fire Hydrant.
2. Hose down the pee spot with enough water to dilute the acid in the urine and wash it away.
The downside of this method is that you must use enough water to flush the entire area of urine (female dog urine is more acidic than male dog urine.) I don’t use enough water you’ll only end up diluting the urine spot with water. Then your random brown patches will turn into random dark green patches because the nitrogen in the dog pee has been diluted to the point that it helps your grass instead of burning it.
3. Neutralize the nitrogen with baking soda.
This is my preferred method because I don’t have to stalk the dogs in the backyard with a hose waiting for them to pee. Pouring 2 tablespoons of baking soda dissolved in a gallon of water on a burn spot neutralizes the concentrated amounts of ammonia and nitrogen that’s in the dog urine and burns the grass. The grass comes back green and healthy and I don’t have to worry about the dogs walking through a yard full of lawn chemicals and possibly ingesting something toxic when they lick their paws.
4. Give your dog a lawn to call their own.
One of Wilson’s quirks is that he will only potty on grass. No mulch, clover, or potty pads for my boy! In that case, the PetZoom Pet Park Indoor Pet Potty may work for him and help me save my tiny lawn.
If you are interested in installing a pet corner, give us a call at (561)337-0658 so we can discuss options!
Thank you for reading,
Luc M. limbourg
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The Best of Houzz 2018 for Service was awarded to Luc Limbourg and Green Team solutions, LLC for the third time, as a result of consistent favorable reviews from our clients. After 12 years of serving the Palm Beach area, as well as several international projects we continue our commitment to providing our clients with the highest level of design, build and maintenance services from concept to job completion and maintain our relationship thereafter.
Luc Limbourg and Greenteam solutions Awarded Best Of Houzz 2018
Over 40 Million Monthly Unique Users Nominated Best Landscape Building, and Design Professionals in North America and Around the World
WELLINGTON FL, USA, January 17, 2018 – Luc Limbourg and Green team Solutions of Wellington – Palm Beach has won “Best Of Customer Service, on Houzz®, the leading platform for home remodeling and design. The The 12-year old design build and maintenance firm was chosen by the more than 40 million monthly unique users that comprise the Houzz community from among more than one million active home building, remodeling and design industry professionals.
The Best Of Houzz is awarded annually in three categories: Design, Customer Service and Photography. Service award winners’ work was the most popular among the more than 40 million monthly users on Houzz. Customer Service honors are based on several factors, including the number and quality of client reviews a professional received in 2017. Architecture and landscape design photographers whose images were most popular are recognized with the Photography award. A “Best Of Houzz 2018” badge will appear on winners’ profiles, as a sign of their commitment to excellence. These badges help homeowners identify popular and top-rated home professionals in every metro area on Houzz.
“We at Green Team Solutions are thrilled to be a 2018 Houzz Service Award winner. It gives us great satisfaction that our work has such a broad appeal and we thank the Houzz Community for their votes.”
“The Houzz community selected a phenomenal group of Best of Houzz 2018 award winners, so this year’s recipients should be very proud,” said Liza Hausman, Vice President of Industry Marketing at Houzz. “Best of Houzz winners represent some of the most talented and customer-focused professionals in our industry, and we are extremely pleased to give them both this recognition and a platform on which to showcase their expertise.”
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Luc Limbourg is a graduate of ArtCenter College of Design, the owner of Green Team landscapes, an FNGLA certified horticulturalist, landscape designer and exam judge.