Keep Your Pets Safe This Summer

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Mosquitoes. The insect that everyone loves to hate, and the ultimate party crashers. Every time we want to be outside enjoying our beautiful lawn, mosquitoes end up crashing the party, annoying and biting us and our loved ones.  It isn’t just us humans that they are after though; they will zero in on our pets… Read more »

Rhododendron Care 101

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Everyone has their favorite spring flowers.  For some, it is the daffodil that pops up signaling the start of spring.  For others, it is the tulip that is in the background of so many Easter photos, but for me, it has always been the azalea, with one exception. If I’m in the Smoky Mountains, then… Read more »

Local Acts of Love: Shining a Spotlight on Community Champions in Our Own Back Yard

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Park Ridge Health Foundation, Hendersonville, NC At LawnAmerica, we have always made it a priority to give back to the members of our community. This giving philosophy has been interwoven into the very D.N.A. that makes up our company, and began when we first opened our doors 19 years ago. Therefore, we give back as… Read more »

Nutgrass Season Is Here

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This blog was originally posted a couple of years ago, but Brad Johnson did such a good job explaining everything, we decided to leave it alone and present it again. The reason they call it Nutgrass is not because it drives homeowners and lawn care operators nuts trying to control it, but rather the little… Read more »

Spring Dead Spot Strikes Again

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After spending almost 20 years in lawn care, you come to realize that there is rarely anything new under the sun.  While every season presents its own unique set of challenges, you can always count on weather to impact how quickly nature wakes up, lawns start to look good, and weeds begin to germinate. For… Read more »

Happy Arbor Day

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The last Friday in April has come to be known as Arbor Day in America.  Originating in 1872 in Nebraska City, Nebraska, J. Sterling Morton helped pave the way for an estimated million trees to be planted that year.  By the 1920’s, most states recognized Arbor Day in some form or fashion and to this… Read more »

Time to Dust Off the Mower

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Has spring finally arrived? Based on the winter coat I needed to leave the house this morning, it sure doesn’t feel like it. However, now that we’ve made it through this morning’s cold front, the forecast shows we may finally be sliding into a more spring-like pattern. We sure need it! This has been one… Read more »