Happy Labor Day

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I set out to write an inspiring blog today about the origins of Labor Day.  After researching the start of Labor Day, I learned it was not all that inspiring.  It is a holiday born out of strikes, clashes and even deaths in the late 1800’s.  Many of the traditions associated with Labor Day came… Read more »

Is a Forest Trying to Grow in My Lawn?

Posted by & filed under General, Lawn Care, post-emergent, pre-emergent, Weed-control.

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 »

Happy St. Patricks Day!

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Did you know that there’s gold in your grass! Not just on St. Patrick’s Day, but every day your lawn and landscape is healthy adds value to your home and our local communities in the Charlotte and Asheville areas in North Carolina. According to Smart Money Magazine, a nice lawn and landscape adds up to 11.3%… Read more »

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

Posted by & filed under Choosing a lawn care company, fertiliation, Fescue, Lawn Care, post-emergent, pre-emergent, Weed-control.

  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 »

Pre-emergent Weed-Conrol Needed Now!

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  With the early spring we are enjoying here in Carolina, it’s more important than ever to have a timely pre-emergent herbicide applied to stop crabgrass and other summer annual weeds. Germination usually begins in late March to early April here in Carolina and on into April, May, and June. So as long as the… Read more »