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 »

How to Control Dandelions in your Carolina Lawn

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It’s spring and every year tiny little yellow flowers start popping up all over the place. In a matter of days, children believe they can make wishes once they turn into white puffballs. But Carolina homeowners find these flowers to be nothing more than a nuisance.Dandelions are common weeds throughout the country, but thankfully LawnAmerica… Read more »

What makes our fertilizer so special?

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Fertilizer is fertilizer, right? Well, not exactly. It’s true that most fertilizers contain a combination of nitrogen, phosphorus and potassium (N, P and K), but that’s where the similarities end. While phosphorus and potassium are important and have their place, today we are going to focus on nitrogen, because let’s face it, when we think about… Read more »

Is a Forest Trying to Grow in My Lawn?

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Lawns are actually not natural. They are nice, healthy, and add tremendous environmental benefits to the urban environment. Mother Nature however is always trying to do her thing, and attempting to eventually grow a forest in your lawn. That’s what all these little tree saplings are that always pop up in Carolina lawns in spring…. Read more »