Only 19 Weeks till Christmas

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I can hear everyone thinking, “How in the world can you be talking about Christmas in August when our temperatures are hovering around 100 degrees!” Well, it’s pretty easy after spending several days at our annual Christmas Décor Conference last week. It was a busy time in downtown Dallas.  We were able to see the… Read more »

Deadheading Annual and Perennial Flowers

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Deadheading sounds like something related to our presidential election choices we have these days or something, but is actually an important process of caring for annual and perennial flowers in Carolina landscapes. Deadheading is the removal of spent flowers that have finished putting on their color display so that more flowers can then be produced…. Read more »

Super Bowl Plagued by Turf Problems

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The Carolina Panthers had a tough game against the Broncos last week, but the turf at Levi’s Stadium in San Francisco gave many of the players a hard time also. They had a hard time with their footing, slipping at times on the turf. The turf had been re-sodded several times during the past year… Read more »

Americans Love Their Lawns

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A recent Harris Poll conducted through the National Association of Landscape Professionals (NALP) confirmed what we know at LawnAmerica, that yards are important to American homeowners. Most Americans think it is important to have a yard (83%) and to spend time outside in the yard (75%). For those that have a yard, 90% think it… Read more »

Happy Groundhog Day!

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Well did Punxsutawney Phil see his shadow this morning? It appears that he did not in Pennsylvania, the home of the legendary groundhog, but what about here in North Carolina? Legend has it that if he sees his shadow, we’re in for 6 more weeks of winter. We’ve really not had that much of a… Read more »