Spring Coming Soon

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  March 21st, the first day of Spring, my favorite time of the year! Spring is coming on strong here in North Carolina, after a somewhat mild winter here. The lawns, landscapes, and trees are about a little ahead of schedule as to where they normally are in late March, and as long as we… Read more »

Pruning Deciduous Shrubs

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Homeowners are eager to get out and do something in the landscape this time of year, especially when the weather is as nice as it’s been. One chore that can be taken care of during March is pruning certain shrubs and trees. Remember, not all shrubs need to be pruned, and certain shrubs that bloom… Read more »

Prepare Ornamental Grasses Now for Spring

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Ornamental grasses are becoming more popular in home and business landscapes every year, and we are right there also as big fans of them. They are very well adapted to Carolina weather and soil conditions, very low maintenance, and provide a beautiful contrast to shrubs, trees, and lawns. Some of our favorite varieties are Fountain… Read more »

Lawn and Landscape Irrigation During the Winter

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Many homeowners mistakenly believe that during the winter, they can just turn off the sprinkler system or not worry about irritation. While many plants have lost their vegetation, gone dormant, or are not growing, they are still alive, and need soil moisture in order to stay alive. In Charlotte, we’ve not had that much moisture… Read more »