1. Crepe Myrtle Pruning

    Pruning Your Crepe Myrtles It is best to prune crepe myrtles in the winter when they are dormant. This will aid in a quicker regrowth in the spring. It also makes it easier to see the plant’s shape, while the foliage is gone. When pruning, your main desire should be to allow light and air to flow more freely throughout the crown of the tree. Many people commit “crepe murder” as seen in the p…Read More

  2. Lime and Your Lawn

    Applying lime to your turf will raise the pH in the soil. The lower the pH of soil, the greater the acidity. A small decline in pH can result in a large increase in soluble aluminium. This restricts access to water and nutrients. Nutrients such as calcium and magnesium strengthen the turf against heat, drought, and other environmental stresses. When a lawn has weeds or patchy spots, or is turning …Read More

  3. Warm Season Turf Maintenance in the Winter

    It is just as important to properly maintain your warm-season turf (Bermuda & Zoysia grasses) in the winter, as it is in the warmer months. Below are a few tips to make sure your turf is on the right track and ready for the growing season. -Make sure to remove or mulch fallen leaves to improve air flow and reduce the risk of disease. -Mow grass at highest recommended height. For Bermuda & …Read More

  4. Mowing your lawn in McDonough, GA

    Probably the number 1 thing you can do to improve your McDonougha, GA lawn is to mow on a regular 5-7 day schedule. This will allow you to see the best results from our lawn treatment program. Routine mowing during the growing season allows your lawn to thrive. Long stretches between mowing's can be harmful for the grass. In most cases when you mow on a 2-3 week schedule you are cutting off too mu…Read More

  5. Nutsedge in Newnan, Georgia

    In Newnan, Georgia a common weed we fight in the lawn during the summer is Nutsedge.  This grassy weed can infest a lawn very quickly.  While Nutsedge is a grass it does not resemble the common Bermuda and Zoysia lawns we have in Newnan, Georgia.  Especially since it grows much faster than these varieties of turf.  Typically Nutsedge rises above the height of the turf grasses very quickly maki…Read More

  6. Atlanta, Georgia Zoysia Patch

    In Atlanta, Georgia, Zoysia Patch is an active disease in your warm season turf grass lawn and landscape.  Zoysia patch disease is quite common as temperatures begin to cool and your turf begins to enter into dormancy.  This type of lawn disease may affect any warm season turf grass but is most common and detrimental to zoysia grass.   Grass affected by zoysia patch first appears as golden bro…Read More

  7. Turf grass Diseases in Atlanta, Georgia

    Turf grass diseases in Atlanta, Georgia occur when environmental conditions such as weather, conditions of the turf site, and management practices become favorable for the disease to develop.  Site issues such as limited air and light, poor drainage, or poor soil conditions will also contribute to your turfs disease susceptibility.  Turf diseases decrease the curb appeal and aesthetic value of y…Read More

  8. Zoysia Patch in Peachtree City, Georgia

    Zoysia Patch in Peachtree City, Georgia, is a prominent lawn disease that affects warm season turf grasses such as Bermuda and Zoysia, with Zoysia being the most susceptible to the disease.  This type of lawn disease is caused by the Rhizoctonia Solani fungus.  Zoysia patch, also commonly known as large patch, is evident in the spring and fall when grass is leaving or entering dormancy.  This t…Read More

  9. Peachtree City, Georgia, Pre Emergent Herbicides

    In Peachtree City, Georgia, pre-emergent herbicides are used in the prevention of weeds in your home lawn and landscape.  Pre- emergents applied in the fall are used to prevent winter weeds such as chickweed, poa annua, and henbit from germinating and invading your lawn this winter.  Pre- emergent herbicides work by creating a uniform barrier in the top layer of soil.  This barrier prevents the…Read More

  10. Doveweed inMcDonough, Georgia

    Doveweed in McDonough, Georgia is an aggressive summer weed often found in warm season turf stands such as Bermuda.  It usually germinates later in the summer and into the fall and spreads quite rapidly.  Doveweed prefers a moist environment.   Drainage issues in the lawn or over-watering encourage the development of this tenacious weed.  The identification of doveweed can sometimes be diffic…Read More