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Scalping Your Grass in Georgia - Here’s What You Should Know

Scalping Your Grass in Georgia - Here’s What You Should Know

Scalping has become a more controversial topic in the green industry. More often than not, it can cause more harm than good to your grass. However, in Georgia, your lawn can actually benefit from being scalped in the spring as long as it's comprised of bermudagrass. Scalping is the process of cutting your grass at a low level, exposing the stems of your grass blades and it should be done in the spring season to get your lawn to the perfect height to begin the growing season. Continue reading to learn more about scalping and if your lawn should be scalped this spring. What is...
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Fire Pits vs Outdoor Fireplaces - Which Option Is Right for You?

Fire Pits vs Outdoor Fireplaces - Which Option Is Right for You?

A fire feature, such as a fire pit or outdoor fireplace, is a great way to enhance your outdoor living space and can make spending time outside more enjoyable, especially when the weather starts to cool down here in Georgia. Both types of fire features offer a unique experience, so it can sometimes be difficult to decide which one will be right for you. You should consider factors such as the size of your property, the type of gatherings you want to host, and whether you want something that makes a statement or something more low-key. Continue reading to find out which fire feature will ...
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4 Perennials That Will Enhance the Beauty of Your Landscape Beds

4 Perennials That Will Enhance the Beauty of Your Landscape Beds

Flowers are attractive additions to your landscape beds, enhancing their beauty with colorful blooms and attracting the likes of bees, butterflies, and birds. Black-eyed Susans, daylilies, purple coneflowers, and Shasta daisies are 4 common perennials that will thrive in the Georgia climate and increase your property's curb appeal. Black-eyed Susans are daisy-like flowers that can bloom with red, orange, or yellow petals. Daylilies require little maintenance and come in several different colors. Purple coneflowers can easily adapt to the surrounding environment and bloom with...
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Designing an Outdoor Kitchen? Take These 3 Things Into Consideration

Designing an Outdoor Kitchen? Take These 3 Things Into Consideration

Outdoor kitchens are becoming increasingly popular, especially in Georgia where you can use them pretty much year-round! They provide a unique cooking experience, encourage more time spent outdoors, and are a great spot to host guests. When designing an outdoor kitchen, you must also consider 3 things: what materials you want it to be constructed with, what amenities you want to add to it, and if you want to be able to use it at night. By taking these 3 things into consideration, you will end up with a beautiful outdoor kitchen that will be equipped with everything you want. 1....
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4 Ways to Make Your Landscape Beds Pop This Summer!

4 Ways to Make Your Landscape Beds Pop This Summer!

As the summer approaches here in Georgia, you'll want to start spending more time outdoors. Since you and others will be outside more, you'll want to enhance the beauty of your property so that it is more aesthetically pleasing to look at. One great way to increase the beauty of your property is by enhancing your landscape beds! First, you should remove weeds from your landscape beds, as they drag down their appearance and will steal nutrients from your plants. Then, you can trim your shrubs and hedges to give them a neat and attractive look. But it doesn't stop there; you...
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How to Skyrocket the Curb Appeal of Your Home in Roswell, GA

How to Skyrocket the Curb Appeal of Your Home in Roswell, GA

Your home, after some time, can become old news. That's just life! However, you can put it back on the front page by enhancing its curb appeal through a few simple tasks. At first glance, it may seem difficult to revolutionize your home's look. But, it's actually pretty simple. To start, you can increase your home's curb appeal by simply scheduling a few lawn care and maintenance services. By just regularly mowing and fertilizing your lawn, you're already on your way to achieving a beautiful home and lawn. Don't forget about your landscape beds — increase your...
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Wait! Read This Before You Mow Your New Sod for the First Time

Wait! Read This Before You Mow Your New Sod for the First Time

Sod is a silver bullet for many property owners. It can turn a yard full of dead, brown grass into a canvas of green overnight. While sod gives you a new lawn instantly, it does require continued care after it has been installed. New sod must be watered consistently so that it grows deep roots and becomes established in the soil. Once it settles in, your new sod can be used and maintained like normal. However, there are a few things you need to know before you mow your new sod for the first time. You should wait at least 2 weeks to mow your sod after it has been installed, cut back on...
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Do You Need Both Pre-Emergent & Post-Emergent Weed Control Treatments?

Do You Need Both Pre-Emergent & Post-Emergent Weed Control Treatments?

There's nothing more disappointing than watching weeds overrun your lawn. These pesky plants can look out of place in your green turf and even steal nutrients, space, and resources from your grass. This makes them a nuisance to any property in Georgia! If you're noticing weeds popping up on your turf, you might feel lost as to what to do. However, to stop weeds, the best thing to do is to get rid of them! The most effective course of action would be to pair pre-emergent treatments with post-emergent treatments — yes, you need them both! Pre-emergent weed control will stop...
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Thinking of Installing Your Own Irrigation System? Think Again!

Thinking of Installing Your Own Irrigation System? Think Again!

The weather in Georgia is mainly hot throughout the year, so it is important to keep your lawn well-hydrated to prevent it from drying out and dying. One of the best ways to ensure your lawn is receiving the water it needs to survive is by having an irrigation system installed. Although it may be enticing to try and install your irrigation system yourself to save some money, it isn't the best idea because of the numerous things that could potentially go wrong. For one, you could end up damaging a gas, electric, or cable line which could lead to costly repairs. You could also put...
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4 Lawn Diseases That Can Damage Your Turf in Woodstock, GA

4 Lawn Diseases That Can Damage Your Turf in Woodstock, GA

Your lawn is a reflection of your property. So, it can be extremely upsetting when it begins to look washed out and muted despite all the work you've poured into it. In Woodstock and other areas in Georgia, many lawns regrettably fall victim to common lawn diseases. These diseases can drain your turf's vitality and even lead to severe damage if left to fester. Here are four lawn diseases you should especially look out for here in Georgia: brown patch, large patch, fairy ring, and dollar spot. Each of these can impact your lawn and decrease its curb appeal....
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