Author: greennursery

Weed and Feed for Lawns

Let’s face it; everyone wants a lush, carpet-like lawn! The feeling of a soft lawn under your feet in the summertime can bring you back to childhood! But achieving such a lawn can be a daunting task. However, there are a couple of things to start doing now to ensure that you will reach your goal! Weed […]

Shrub Placement

Believe it or not, the location of a shrub plays a vital role in its survival rate! It is essential to be able to answer some fundamental questions when installing plants in your yard. Shrub placement is the most critical aspect of creating a landscape that thrives. Sunny or Shady? “Is it sunny or shady” […]

Inside Our Potting Barn

Have you ever wondered what goes into potting up a plant and growing them to be ready to be sold to our customers? A lot goes into the process, but the most important part of creating our nursery stock is our potting barn! Within the potting barn of our nursery, sits the potting machine. This […]

Using Downspout Drains for Erosion Control

A common problem among homeowners is water and erosion control. More often than not, rain and water runoff from the roof can cause problems for your house and your yard. It is important to implement a system, such as downspout drains, that will eliminate any erosion that may occur with water runoff. In the video […]

Winter Garden Tips: 6 Things You Must do in Your Garden

After putting in a lot of time and effort into your yard during the spring, summer, and fall months, it is easy to develop “Gardener’s Depression” during the winter months. What’s a gardener to do in these barren, lifeless days of winter? Believe it or not, there is plenty to do during the cold months […]

Spiral Topiary: Step by Step Guide

Have you tried or considered trimming your Topiary? Topiary trees are great to add character to any outdoor space. But, let’s be honest, shaping and maintaining a topiary will take patience.  The Bottom of the Topiary 1. Plant your boxwood in a large container with your soil-based potting mix.  To shape a spiral with a […]

Balled and Burlapped Trees

Music by Harvesting Trees Have you ever wondered how we dig our trees from the nursery? Balled and burlapped trees are grown in our fields for 2 or more years. The trees are harvested in winter. We use a Tree Spade attachment on our tractor to dig up the large trees. There is an […]

Winter Landscapes

Winter landscapes are the perfect time to get a good sense of your hardscape layout. As the leaves begin to fall from the trees and the fall flowers are cut back, we can see more prominent plant structures in our landscape designs. Hardscape Statues, trellises, benches, and arbors stand out from where they have once […]

The Worst Advice We’ve ever heard about Lawn Care

There are so many myths about lawn care shared between neighbors. We want to shed some light on commonly misunderstood information. My neighbor’s lawn is full of weeds; my yard is just going to grow the weeds too. By adequately fertilizing, using weed control applications and mowing correctly, you do not have to fall victim […]

Out with the Old: In with Arborvitae

Our crews are out all around Fayetteville, NC. They are installing new plants, pulling out old ones, refreshing mulch, and performing routine maintenance for both residential and commercial clients. I caught up with a crew pulling old shrubs from the ground and replacing them with Emerald Green Arborvitae. Recently we photographed Green Biz specialists digging […]

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