Aphids on Crape Myrtles

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Written by Evie Baltzer, LawnAmerica Horticulturist Aphids are a big problem for Crape Myrtles every year and this year is no different. If you have a Crape Myrtle with wet, sticky leaves and tiny white to greenish yellow bugs all over the underside, then you probably have aphids. In this region, aphids primarily affect Crape… Read more »

The time to overseed your lawn is now

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The drive into the office took a bit longer this morning.  School buses took their rightful place in the morning traffic, picking kids up and dropping them off for the start of another school year.  This familiar sight is just another reminder that summer is winding down and fall is right around the corner. With… Read more »

Crape Myrtle Bark Scale

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We’ve seen a huge influx of Crape Myrtle Bark Scale this year and it’s becoming a big problem and you may want to know what it is and how it can be treated. Crape Myrtle Bark Scale is a fairly new insect problem in our area that’s just developed specifically on Crape Myrtles in the… Read more »

Hot Summer Lawn Care Tips

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Summer Lawn Tips

The sun is intense this time of year. We find ourselves slathering on sunscreen and grabbing extra water, but what about your lawn? With the scorching temperatures we’ve been seeing, your lawn may need some extra care. The experts at LawnAmerica want to help ensure that your lawn looks its best during these hot summer… Read more »

5 Places to Celebrate the 4th of July this Year

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Every year families across the country gather together to watch fireworks light up the night sky in honor of our nation’s birth. North Carolina has an incredible fireworks selection throughout the state, complimented by fun family festivities to enjoy before the show. LawnAmerica has picked out some of the best places to go and celebrate… Read more »

What You Can do to Help Protect the Pollinators

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The news has been buzzing about the decline of our bee populations, and the dramatic consequences their loss could have globally. According to pollinator.org, an estimated 1/3 of all foods and beverages are made possible by pollinators which is nearly $20 billion worth of products annually. Without bees, the produce section would be a lot… Read more »

Keeping Fleas and Ticks in Check

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Fleas and ticks can be a year-round problem in Carolina, especially with the mild winters we’ve experienced lately. They can be a real nuisance on our dogs and cats, along with being a health issue. And especially with ticks in the landscape, diseases such as Rocky Mountain Spotted Fever and Lyme Disease can be threats…. Read more »