Remembering the Heroes on Memorial Day

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by: Jake Johnson The word “hero” is thrown around these days a great deal. Usually the word follows some sort of tragic event where individuals did something unselfish to save other people and putting themselves in harm’s way. Sometimes it’s the guy returning home from war with a chest full of medals and ribbons or… Read more »

What to do About Brown Patch

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It’s that time of year to be on the lookout for brown patch turf disease in Carolina lawns. High humidity, excessive moisture, and warmer temperatures are the perfect conditions for lawn diseases such as brown patch to develop. In order for lawn diseases to occur, there are generally three things that must be present. Those three… Read more »

What to do about mosquitoes

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Mosquitoes are easily one of the most annoying and hated insects. They buzz around seeking out victims to feast on, especially later in the evening when everyone is trying to enjoy time outdoors, in the pool or around the grill. Unfortunately, there’s a lengthy list of diseases and health concerns caused by mosquitoes ranging from… Read more »

What’s with all the mushrooms?

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With all the warm and wet weather we’ve been getting lately, we’re beginning to get more calls regarding mushrooms in lawns. Mushrooms are actually part of a fungus that grows underground and are caused by a mixture of increased moisture, lack of light, and buried organic matter. The fungus grows by breaking down organic matter… Read more »

What Is Dallisgrass and What You Can Do About It

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In the early 1900’s, paspalum dilitatum was introduced to North America. A native plant of South America, paspalum dilitatum is a fast-growing forage plant originally used by A.T. Dallis of LaGrange, Georgia. The benefit of this South American plant was its ability to survive harsh southern climates, while providing a nutritional food source for livestock… Read more »