Nutgrass Season Is Here

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This blog was originally posted a couple of years ago, but Brad Johnson did such a good job explaining everything, we decided to leave it alone and present it again. The reason they call it Nutgrass is not because it drives homeowners and lawn care operators nuts trying to control it, but rather the little… Read more »

Spring Dead Spot Strikes Again

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After spending almost 20 years in lawn care, you come to realize that there is rarely anything new under the sun.  While every season presents its own unique set of challenges, you can always count on weather to impact how quickly nature wakes up, lawns start to look good, and weeds begin to germinate. For… Read more »

Prepare Your Lawn for Spring

Posted by & filed under Lawn Care, pre-emergent.

Springtime is just around the corner here in North Carolina.  Already, trees are budding out, and daffodils are blooming.  With the new flush of growth there a few things that you can do (or not do) now to help your lawn and landscape perform well. Don’t overwater. Too much water can be more detrimental than… Read more »

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 »