How to Stop Weeds from taking over your Beds

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Our lawn care service in the Charlotte and Asheville areas controls weeds in your home lawn, with applications of fertilizers and weed-control products to your lawn. We don’t apply these same products into the landscape beds where flowers and shrubs are located. Some of the granular fertilizer pellets will shoot into adjoining beds close to… Read more »

Deadheading Annual and Perennial Flowers

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Deadheading sounds like something related to our presidential election choices we have these days or something, but is actually an important process of caring for annual and perennial flowers in Carolina landscapes. Deadheading is the removal of spent flowers that have finished putting on their color display so that more flowers can then be produced…. Read more »

Is It Disease, Fertilizer Burn, or What?

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Walking across a lawn recently, I noticed these small burned looking or brown areas in the turf, surrounded by a darker green halo. Many may think this is some type of turf disease. Or some may think that fertilizer or something was spilled into that spot. It is actually a burn caused by excess urine… Read more »

Lookout for Bagworms

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Now that summer is here, it’s time get ready to deal with that “infamous” insect pest known as the bagworm. Bagworms will eventually be out-and-about feeding on trees and shrubs in Carolina, both broadleaf and evergreen. So, how can you alleviate the damage caused by bagworm caterpillars this year? You can initially start by “hand-picking”… Read more »