- Native Plants for Charlotte
Gardeners take note: You know those fussy plants that struggle in the hottest months of summer and require special care to survive winter? These are, without a doubt, nonnative species, those interlopers not acclimated to the conditions of this region. If you want to save yourself the hassle of bending over backward to keep these […]JULY 26TH, 2019
- Basic Guide to Lawn Mowing and Maintenance in Charlotte
There’s so much to do in Charlotte that it’s easy to put off maintenance on that patch of greenery on your property — your lawn. However, it’s important to take a moment away from enjoying the good life to keep it in tip-top shape. The following is a short guide to lawn mowing in Charlotte. […]JULY 19TH, 2019
- Raleigh, NC Watering Restrictions
Water is one of our most precious natural resources, that’s why many cities and counties put restrictions on lawn watering. The lawn watering restrictions in Raleigh are based on current drought conditions and often change, depending on the current weather patterns. The majority of Raleigh’s water comes from Falls Lake Reservoir in northern Wake County. […]JUNE 28TH, 2019
- The Worst Backyard Pests in Charlotte, N.C.
The things that make Charlotte a beautiful place to live — short, mild winters and long months of hot, humid weather — make it a haven for insects. Here are the worst ones and what to do about them.JULY 30TH, 2019
- Native Plants That Thrive in Raleigh, NC
Adding any kind of native tree, shrub, or flower to your landscaping is a win-win. Native plants are hardier and can handle periods of drought, and they require less maintenance. Native plants also help to combat the invasive nature of foreign plants that can choke out many Raleigh yards. As one of the top metro […]JUNE 27TH, 2019
- Raleigh, NC, Lawn Mowing and Maintenance
Homeowners in the Triangle know a thing or two about landscaping. Raleigh enjoys the nickname, “City of Oaks” thanks to the majestic trees that line the city streets and parks. Those oaks provide shade for many backyards here. Both front and back lawns are common gathering areas as homeowners enjoy all that the seasons have […]JUNE 28TH, 2019
- Controlling the Worst Weeds in Charlotte, N.C.
If you were a weed, wouldn’t you want to make Charlotte your home? These uninvited guests, however, get in the way of us keeping lawns beautiful.JULY 30TH, 2019
- Worst Backyard Pests in Raleigh and How to Control Them
Many people move to Raleigh for the mild and short winters. These winters, combined with hot and humid conditions the rest of the year, create the perfect breeding ground for a number of insects. Backyard pests, including the ones that bite, can scare us out of our backyard and into the house. It’s even worse […]JUNE 28TH, 2019
- Watering Restrictions in Charlotte, N.C.
There are only a handful of strict watering restrictions in Charlotte, N.C., but there are some common-sense measures you can take at any time to reduce the amount of water you use.JULY 30TH, 2019
- Raleigh’s Worst Weeds and How to Get Rid of Them
If only the dandelions and crabgrass would pay attention to the signs that read “keep off the grass.” Just a few weeds can ruin an otherwise perfect lawn. You can win the war against them, but first, you’ll have to fight a few battles. It helps to know your enemy since each weed is as […]JUNE 28TH, 2019