Freeze!

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Looking at the weather right now, it looks like we will get our first big freeze either Thursday night or Friday night. If you haven’t already started the never ending leaf raking, you’re about to start. Bermuda will be done growing for the season and it might look like a big maze in your yard… Read more »

When Should I Seed My Fescue Lawn?

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With summer winding down and fall right around the corner, we are starting up our fall fescue seeding program and sending out the seeding crews this week. The window for this service generally falls between mid-September to mid-October. That allows the seed to germinate and grow some before winter sets in. The more time the… Read more »

Summertime Tips for Fescue Lawns

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We talked in our last blog about how to properly care for warm-season turf.  Today we want to look at the other side of the spectrum and talk about cool season grass, or more specifically about fescue. As you might suspect a grass such as fescue that is part of the cool-season family of grasses… Read more »

The Star-Spangled Banner

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I started out with all intentions of writing a moving blog full of historical facts and patriotism for the 4th of July.  But, sometimes the words have already been spoken and need no further elaboration.  Such is the case today. Though not born at the time of the signing of The Declaration of Independence in… Read more »

5 Ways to Celebrate the 4th of July With the Family This Year – North Carolina Style

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Every year families across the country gather together to watch fireworks light up the night sky in recognition of our great country’s founding on July 4, 1776, the day the United States laid down its claim to be a free and independent nation through the Declaration of Independence. North Carolina has an incredible fireworks selection… Read more »

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 »