Lawncare Trucks Hitting the Neighborhoods

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A sure sign that spring is coming are seeing all the various lawncare trucks hitting the Carolina neighborhoods. There’s the big corporate guys Trugreen, various regional companies, small companies, and mowers without even a logo or number on their trucks (which is illegal). It’s become a very competitive business over my 32 years in caring… Read more »

Lawncare Myths

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Are beautiful, healthy lawns only cosmetic in purpose? Should pesticides be avoided at all costs? What about weeds…..aren’t they not all that bad? And does fertilizer just make lawns green with no other positive benefits? There are some misperceptions and myths about lawns and lawncare and the beneifits that healthy lawns provide. The tools that… Read more »

Time for Leaf Raking Duty

Posted by & filed under drought, Fescue, Lawn Care.

  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 »

Put Your Mower to Rest

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With the warm fall, we’ve been mowing lawns a lot deeper into the season, but the grass will be slowing down soon. If you are done mowing for the year, it’s a good idea to service your mower before putting it away for the season. Make sure you drain the gas tank of gasoline-powered engines… Read more »