Winterizing Your Trees and Shrubs

Winterizing Your Trees and Shrubs

As winter draws near, any attentive gardener knows this shift comes along with specific measures to be taken in the interest of maintaining the health of one’s plants- both large and small. On one hand, nature has successfully withstood the seasonal changes, without any help from us humans, for millenia. Yet on the other hand, we have been gardening, landscaping, and otherwise cultivating the plants […]

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Riding Mowers, Lawn Tractors, and Garden Tractors

Riding Mowers, Lawn Tractors, and Garden Tractors

Whether it’s a commercial or residential setting, anyone in charge of caring for a sizable lawn knows they joy and convenience of using a machine you can ride rather than push. While this method may require more fuel, it certainly cuts back on time, energy, and back pain (literally!) A seasoned landscaper will know that there are 3 such machines one can use for this […]

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New Sod Watering Tips

New Sod Watering Tips

How Much to Water Water is essential to all life…too little water and we die, too much and we drown. The same is true of the grass in our lawns. Water makes up 70% to 80% of the weight of our lawn grasses and the clippings alone are nearly 90% water. While most people are concerned about not watering their lawns enough. Following these new […]

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Planting Grass Seed in Summer

Planting Grass Seed in Summer

Finally, the season of sun and sand has arrived. With family vacations and weekend road trips, summer can be a busy time. Yet we think it’s important to take it easy once in awhile, enjoying the warmth and greenery of your own backyard.  Did you know there are several breeds of grass you can successfully plant in the summer, despite the heat? Bermuda grass, centipede […]

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Choosing a Grass-Friendly Weed Killer for Your Lawn

Choosing a Grass-Friendly Weed Killer for Your Lawn

Every home deserves a beautiful yard, but it’s important to be sure you’re taking the right steps to keep it healthy. Weeds are always enemy #1 in your yard, so finding an herbicide that doesn’t harm the grass is the best way to protect your landscape. With so many options on the market, it can be tricky to make the right choice for your luscious […]

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Caring for St. Augustine Grass

Caring for St. Augustine Grass

If you live in the southern United States, you may have St. Augustine grass – known scientifically as Stenotaphrum Secundatum. Many people enjoy this grass for its excellent ability to grow and thrive in both tropical and sub-tropical climates. It is typically spread via stolons (creeping, horizontal stems), and often referred to as runners because the plant spreads by creeping along the topsoil. The stolons […]

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Growing a Gorgeous, Weed-Free Flower Bed

Growing a Gorgeous, Weed-Free Flower Bed

Gardening with flowering plants can be a wonderfully fulfilling hobby. Whenever the plants begin to flower, they’ll surely bring a smile to your face to see all your hard work paying off. If you’ve already got a garden and are facing problems with intrusive weeds, this article has some helpful tips. Let us guide you in effectively eliminating those pesky intruders so they can stop […]

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Best Methods of Care for Your Zoysia Grass

Best Methods of Care for Your Zoysia Grass

Zoysia grass loves the hot summer months of June, July, and August because it thrives in warm temperatures. However, this means careful maintenance and attention are required during the cooler seasons to ensure its survival. If you love how Zoysia grass looks in your garden, it’s imperative to adopt an effective care schedule to support its health throughout the year. As a perennial plant, Zoysia Grass […]

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Great Tips for Effective Lawn Care

Great Tips for Effective Lawn Care

What kind of grass do you have in your lawn? The care your grass needs varies greatly, depending on the type and species. Some grasses do great with extreme sun exposure, while others will suffer from too much heat and light. Knowing your grass type and its specific needs is critical for providing optimal care. Bermuda, Zoysia, or St. Augustine grasses are all common in […]

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Caring For Bermuda Grass

Caring For Bermuda Grass

Bermuda grass is considered one of the most terrific grass options for those living in a southern climate. It’s quite tough, capable of surviving extreme summer heat with very little water supply. With minimal care and maintenance, this grass can provide a lovely, hardy lawn cover. This special grass grows very low and is lovely to walk on, making it a great choice for high-traffic […]

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