2014 April
Focus on... Landscape & Lawn Care

Landscaping The Suburban Jungle
2014 April The Suburban Jungle

Florida is well known for its sunshine, sandy beaches and lovely semi-tropical landscapes. The verdant backdrop of native plants is studded with pops of color and graceful palm trees wave overhead. Condominiums and HOAs typically find land…

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Landscaping Making Hard Surfaces Work
2014 April Making Hard Surfaces Work

Installing a lush landscape is usually one of the first things associations do to increase curb appeal, and ultimately, market value. Sure, dense shrubbery, towering palm trees and vibrant flowerbeds will catch prospective buyers’ eyes, bu…

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Landscaping The Grass is Greener
2014 April The Grass is Greener

While Floridians do not have to brave the chilly, barren winters of more northerly environs, in many respects it’s more difficult to maintain a lush lawn year-round than it is to plant more seasonally in a varied climate. Challenging or no…

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Community Building Sarasota, Florida
2014 April Sarasota, Florida

With its myriad of pristine beaches, environmental amenities, upscale boutiques and restaurants, not to mention the abundance of cultural events, Sarasota has proven itself to be a year-round destination for many of Florida and the country…

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Q&A: One Fish, Two Fish, Red Fish …
2014 April Q&A: One Fish, Two Fish, Red Fish …

Q One of our unit owners has silverfish in her unit. Our units are on the water, and an owner says that the silverfish in her closet has caused hundreds of dollars in clothes to be thrown out. She cannot put clothes into the closet for th…

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Q&A: On Your Best Behavior
2014 April Q&A: On Your Best Behavior

I live in an association in Florida that is rather small. The board recently got threatened with a lawsuit from a unit owner, and while we'll be consulting an attorney soon, we're not sure how to interact with the unit owner should they go …

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On Board
2014 April On Board

The Building: The Blue Heron of Naples is located in Naples, Florida, in Collier County, and is approximately eight miles from Gulf of Mexico beaches and 5th Ave. in Naples. Blue Heron is a low-rise gated community of 324 units. Amenities …

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