April…already???

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Can you believe it is April already? Winter is finally coming to an end (at least we hope!) Lawns are coming out of dormancy, trees are leafing out, and the vibrant colors of spring can be seen in flowers all around. With the warming temperatures, you can’t help but want to spend more time outside…. Read more »

Which is better, one pre-emergent or two?

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Comparing lawn care programs and pricing can be a lot like trying to understand the difference between the colors lime green and chartreuse.  So let’s see if we can shed some light on a common question; are two pre-emergent applications better than one? First of all, weed control products in their most basic forms break… Read more »

Prepare Your Lawn for Spring

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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 »

Is a Forest Trying to Grow in My Lawn?

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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 »

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

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  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 »