Two Factors for Seeding Success

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It’s been pretty dry in Carolina for the past six weeks, making watering your lawn much more important. And if we’ve seeded fescue grass, proper watering is even more important. We’ve prepared the soil with good aeration. We’ve applied a good starter fertilizer and an organic soil amendment. All you have to do is wait for… Read more »

So Do You Really Want to Do Your Own Lawn Care?

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  Where do I start? I was at one of the big box stores recently, and noticed the big display of do-it-yourself lawn care weed-control products and fertilizers on display. So I checked them out to compare these to what we use at LawnAmerica, along with the pricing of their products. Even with 30 years… Read more »

Time for Leaf Raking Duty

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  Fall is finally here in North Carolina, and the changing leaves have been nice, but can be a real chore for homeowners when they start piling up on the ground. Clearing leaves off the lawn prevents suffocation, letting the turf breathe in preparation for spring. Newly seeded fescue can especially can be damaged from… Read more »

What’s in a Seed Label?

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Now that fall is in sight, it’s time to be thinking and scheduling your fall fescue overseeding. Tall Fescue is a cool-season grass, that will grow in semi-shade areas where bermudagrass and zoysiagrass will not do well and in full sun.  It is the predominate turf in North Carolina, and stays green pretty much all… Read more »

Should I Overseed My Fescue?

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Every year around this time, we start see little glimmers of fall on the horizon.  You start to notice mornings being a little bit cooler or the sight of kids in their new clothes waiting on the school bus each morning.  Football begins to take over weekend schedules and inevitably the question about whether I… Read more »