Your grass roots require air, nutrients, and water to thrive. Over time, your soil can become compacted, creating a tough environment for growing. That’s where lawn aeration comes in. Benefits of a lawn aeration service include: Turf health: The root zone gets more access to air, sun, water, nutrients, and fertilizer. This helps the roots grow […]
Liming is the practice of applying an agent to reduce soil acidity and raise the pH level. It helps to make soil more favorable for turfgrass growth. One of the most valuable times to apply lime is after aeration because there is plenty of open access to deep down in the soil. Three Reasons You […]
The best home improvement and lawn care projects show immediate results. That’s why it’s so rewarding to plant flowers or paint a room. But, when it comes to grass seed, you’ll have to wait a few weeks before you see the fruits of your labor. Grass Seed Growth Timeline Growing conditions and the type of […]
Landscape vs. Lawn Care Services: What’s the Difference? November 28, 2019 When you choose which services your lawn needs to thrive and look great, do you know who to call? You’re likely looking for landscaping or lawn care services. What’s the difference between the two, and why is each important? Landscaping Landscaping addresses the appearance […]
You know trees are good for the air, but what do you know about grass and the environment? Does this plant also have a positive effect on the world? Grass and the Environment The grass is beneficial for the environment. Unlike dirt and pavement, grass earns its keep as it covers the ground. Here’s why: […]
When you imagine your perfect lawn, you think about the most luscious, rich, green turf on the block. What you don’t imagine? Brown patches on your lawn, ruining the view. They have to go. The first step is to identify what is causing the discoloration. How to Treat Brown Patches on Your Lawn If the […]
Aeration and seeding are the most important things you can do to make your lawn as healthy and beautiful as possible. The two services often go hand-in-hand because the aeration breaks up the compacted soil, giving the seeds a safe place to grow. As essentials parts of your lawncare routine, it’s helpful to have a […]
The fall is full of fun festivities. Football, kids’ sports, food festivals, and more fill your schedule. Here’s one more thing you need to add: DIY lawn care for the season. Where does this fit into this busy time? How much time should you set aside? Fall DIY Lawn Care Check List and Time Requirements […]
It’s April, and right on cue, annual bluegrass is flowering in turfgrasses around the state. Concerns/complaints about annual bluegrass in lawns have been abundant this spring. Perhaps this weed infestation is worse this spring and there is likely a reason. It was due to weather conditions last fall. Now for the explanation.
We have heard reports of fall armyworm egg masses around homes and buildings in Charlotte, NC. While the timing is earlier than usual (armyworms typically start becoming an issue in July), it is not unheard of to see fall armyworm activity in June. 2018 in North Carolina was a busy year for fall armyworms and although the early activity is not an indicator of armyworm potential damage severity, it would be wise to be on the lookout for these insects.