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Slime Mold on Mulch

Slime Mold on Mulch is a common occurrence when the temperature and humidity both rise. When combined with organic matter, such as hardwood mulch, slime mold flourishes and spreads quickly. While unsightly, slime mold is not harmful to humans or animals. Continue reading to learn more about slime mold on mulch! What is Slime Mold on Mulch? Slime mold goes by many names. Some common names are dog vomit, scrambled eggs, and bark barf. Slime … Continue reading


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May Garden Tips

Spring is here, and we couldn’t be more excited! With the warmer weather, comes the long to-do list. But don’t fret, this is the gratifying part of gardening and yard work. Once you are done, sit back, relax and enjoy your hard work. Follow these May Garden Tips to stay on top of your yard work! Herbs & Vegetables It is officially spring in Fayetteville, NC, so it is safe to plant your vegetables and … Continue reading


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Fertilizing at Home

Fertilizing at Home After spending money on a landscape project, it is important to protect and take care of your investment. Jame walks you through the process of Fertilizing at Home and the different forms of fertilizer available. Types of Fertilizer When Fertilizing at Home Fertilizer can be confusing if you don’t know what you are looking for! James discusses two types of fertilizer in this video — Slow Release and Quick Release. When Should … Continue reading


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April Gardening Tips

April Gardening Tips The sun is shining, the birds are singing, and the dogwoods have finally opened! It is Springtime (finally)! You’ve waited all winter for this moment. It is time to get outside and start working in your garden. Use these April gardening tips as a guideline to get started! Test Soil Before you do anything, it is a good idea to get your soil tested! The results of the test will allow you to … Continue reading


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March Gardening Tips

March Gardening Tips Spring has almost arrived, and we could not be more excited. Before you know it, you will be out in your yard in shorts and a t-shirt, soaking in the sun while playing out in your garden! But don’t be so quick to push through March just to get to April. March is a critical month to prep and maintain your yard! Here are some March gardening tips to help you get … Continue reading


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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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February Garden Tips

February Garden Tips The month of February brings budding plants, emerging bulbs, and hopefulness that winter will soon be over. For many winter will still linger. Regardless of what the groundhog saw, there is still work to be done in the garden! Follow these February garden tips to be ahead of the curve when spring finally arrives: Fertilize While now is not the time to fertilize most plants that are still sleeping, or dormant, February … Continue reading


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Soil Samples

Soil Samples: The Importance of Soil Testing Testing your soil is always a good idea, especially before spring hits. Knowing what is in your soil can be beneficial for many reasons. Soil testing sounds scary for some, but it is much easier than one would think! Continue reading to learn the importance of soil samples and having your soil tested! How to Collect a Soil Sample Believe it or not, there is a correct way … 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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Top 5 Hostess Gifts

Top 5 Hostess Gifts Christmas and New Year’s means a lot of parties! We love to gather with family and friends and gift unique gifts to everyone. One of the fun aspects of attending parties is giving unique hostess gifts! While it may feel like one more thing on your to-do list, it doesn’t have to bring you stress. We have you covered with our top 5 hostess gifts that will live on! 5. Norfolk … Continue reading


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