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Turfgrasses and Care

Turfgrasses and Care Growing a lawn can be difficult, especially in a warm climate such as Fayetteville, NC. Caring for turfgrasses gets easier when you know which varieties grow best in your zone. In Fayetteville, NC, bermuda, centipede, and zoysia turfgrasses thrive. Continue reading to learn pertinent information about turfgrasses and care. Turfgrass Varieties Off the three kinds of grass being discussed, Bermuda grass grows the fastest. Because of its quick growth habits, it can … Continue reading


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January Gardening Tips

January Gardening Tips As we move into the New Year, it is important to understand that a new year means a new beginning! You will want to begin 2019 with a fresh start! While you are setting goals and resolutions for your physical fitness, health, and finances, the fresh start should also carry over into the garden. Even though it is cold outside, there is plenty to do in the garden that can get you off … Continue reading


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November Gardening Tips

November Gardening Tips It is the most wonderful time of the year…almost! Before the Christmas season is upon us, there are some chores to be accomplished outdoors! Continue reading to learn our November gardening tips! Rake, Rake, Rake, & Rake Some More! ‘Tis the season to rake leaves! While the fall foliage can be beautiful and breath-taking, the aftermath is quite laborious. Regardless of the amount that you may have to rake, it is imperative … Continue reading


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Post Storm Clean Up

Post Storm and Fall Gardening After a very eventful summer and active hurricane season, many homeowners have a lot of yard work to do. For many, attacking yard work can be a bit overwhelming! Here are some easy tips for post storm clean up and fall gardening tasks! Safety First When surveying your yard in preparation for yard clean-up (and especially after a storm), be sure to assess any safety issues. For example, if a limb is on a … Continue reading


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How to Select Sod For Fayetteville, NC

How to Select Sod For Fayetteville, NC: Selecting the Appropriate Sod for Your Yard Sod can be a very intimidating topic for some homeowners. With so many varieties of sod to choose from, selecting the appropriate sod for your yard and soil can be a daunting task. If you are in the market for sod, read on to discover the best sod for Fayetteville, NC and the correct one for your yard. Soil conditions for … Continue reading


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Weed and Feed for Lawns

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 and Feed and Grub Killer are both vital to a spring lawn. Weed and Feed … Continue reading


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Pruning Crape Myrtles

Pruning Crape Myrtles Driving around town, one will notice the “Crape Murder” that is committed year after year. Unfortunately, it is a misconception that the correct way to prune Crape Myrtles is to aggressively “hack” them back. This, however, is incorrect and will have long-term effects on your beautiful Crape Myrtle. Pruning Crape Myrtles does not take a seasoned professional, but it does require some research. Follow these steps when pruning your Crape Myrtle: How … Continue reading


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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 ball shape on top, what you will need to do is start from the bottom and work your way to … Continue reading


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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 to those weeds. Your good habits will show on your lawn, and you do not need to worry about what … Continue reading


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What is a French Drain?

Without proper drainage, water can build up excessively, leaving pools of water in the low spots of an area. A French Drain can reroute the flow of water in an area with water build up issues. What is a French Drain? A French Drain is a sloped trench filled with gravel and a pipe that diverts water away from your house. These drains provide a path that diverts pooling water away.  This drain will alleviate potential water damages to your home … Continue reading


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