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 »

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 »