Archive for the ‘Lawn Care’ Category

March 24, 2013 Off

The Real Dirt about Spring

By in Lawn Care, Seasonal

Spring is here! Although it may not feel like it just yet, the temperatures will be rising soon. Therefore, it is important to be proactive and get your lawn ready for the season. Whether you are beginning a large outdoor project, an edible garden, or planting one plant, the first thing you should do is […]

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January 10, 2013 Off

It’s time to prune your Crape Myrtle – Tips on pruning

By in Lawn Care

Why do homeowners and landscapers like crape myrtles?  Crape myrtles make beautiful flowers that last all summer, have gorgeous peeling bark, and are graceful all on their own.  Crape myrtles are the perfect plant for South Carolina and the southeastern states because this plant favors our hot, sunny climate.  Our area allows the plant to […]

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September 25, 2011 Off

Lawn Care: Lime Important to a Heathy Landscape

By in Lawn Care

You may not be aware of this, but the soil in your yard is most likely sour. And a healthy lawn finds sour soil a difficult place to grow. “Sour soil” refers to its chemical make-up and most yards in the Upstate have acidic soil, making them “sour.” In a nutshell, what is making the […]

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September 21, 2011 Off

Love the Yard; Hate the Lawn Maintenance

By in Lawn Care

Mowing, raking, weeding, trimming, edging…sounds like a list of punishments for an unruly teenager. But this is your yard we’re talking about here! Your pride and joy, your haven and showplace! However, unless you’re prepared to spend hours maintaining it month after month, year after year, all the great landscaping you planned so carefully can […]

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September 16, 2011 Off

Lawn Emergency? Fescue to the Rescue

By in Lawn Care

Mid-September and the enterprising homeowner’s mind turns to fanciful thoughts of… fescue. At least here in the Upstate. While it may be persnickety, fescue grass can give you a lush, green lawn throughout most of the year. But, as with most grasses, timing is everything. Fescue is a cool season grass and comes in several […]

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