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 »

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 »