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19 Oct

Fire up the lawnmowers….. (read more)

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Grass cutting season for fescue lawns is rapidly approaching.  Few things are more satisfying than the smell and look of a freshly cut and manicured lawn.  Here are some things to keep in mind as you fire up the lawnmower this spring to ensure that you turf will be healthy and look great all year
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19 Oct

An ounce of prevention (READ MORE)

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Just because you don’t see it now, doesn’t mean it isn’t there.  Crabgrass can be a real problem for lawns in our area. They are annual plants, and one plant is capable of producing 150,000 seeds per season. The seeds germinate in the late spring and early summer and outcompete the domesticated lawn grasses and expand outward
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19 Oct

Turf Tips for the Charlotte Area (READ MORE)

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As summer draws to a close, it’s time to consider what needs to be done to keep your grass looking its best. Curb appeal is so important in the look of a house and community. Along those lines, here are a few tips to keep your turf in tip-top condition: When is the best time
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19 Oct

Help Your New Trees and Shrubs Beat the Heat (READ MORE)

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I think most of us understand that we should be watering newly planted trees and shrubs in this heat… When talking to our tree experts, though, I was surprised to hear what they defined as “newly planted”. Trees and shrubs that were planted in the last 2 years really need supplemental water to avoid decline
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19 Oct

Pruning, the Scary Truth about Rejuvenation (READ MORE)

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It happens slowly over time… Shrubs sneak, creep, and skulk until they’ve consumed an area of the yard. You look out to notice the small shrub that you planted 5 years ago has become a behemoth that is threatening to take over your lawn or keep you from getting to your front door! But maintain
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19 Oct

Summer’s Here with a Vengence (Heat and your Landscape) (READ MORE)

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Look out!  Summer is here with a vengence!  The Charlotte area has had 100 degree record-breaking temperatures recently.  Ice cream sales will skyrocket, pools will be crowded, and air conditioning units will be at full power.  But as we all look for creative ways to keep cool, we thought you should be aware of what this type
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19 Oct

Warm Wet Weather and Fungus in Your Lawn (READ MORE)

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It has been a wet, warm start to the spring and summer season in the Charlotte region. With recent nightly storms, we wanted to inform you about the earlier than normal turf fungus outbreak. Our technicians have been seeing fungus this week which is several weeks earlier than normal. We want you to be aware.
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