The Worst Bugs for Atlanta, Georgia Lawns

Bugs love Atlanta. And Atlanta returns that love to some of those bugs such as the beautiful black swallowtail butterfly. But the love doesn’t extend to all insects, especially not the bugs that infest and damage your lawn. Here are the worst pests you’ll find in Atlanta. Fire Ants Say “fire ants” out loud and […]

Native Flowers and Plants for Denver and the Front Range

Imagine your backyard garden bursting with color, and filled with scintillating scents. Beautiful flowers and plants thrive in Colorado, as long as you plant native flowers and plants for Denver and the Front Range. Here are some of the favorites. Colorado’s State Flower: the Rocky Mountain Columbine While every state has an “official” bud, few […]

Lawn Watering Restrictions for Denver and the Front Range

In Colorado, beer is for drinking, water is for fighting! That’s why most communities along the Front Range have lawn watering restrictions in place. These restrictions help preserve the Colorado River Basin and reservoir levels, so there’s enough water for agriculture and recreation. Denver Lawn Watering Restrictions From May 1 to Oct. 1, Denver Water […]

Lawn Mowing and Maintenance in Dallas

A maintenance-free lawn doesn’t exist in North Texas. That’s the first thing to keep in mind when you think about your yard in Dallas or Plano or Irving. Because the growing season is so long, you’ll be putting work into it even longer than homeowners in cooler climates. But it’s not complicated! Here are some […]

Native Plants That Thrive in Dallas

It takes a Texas-tough plant to thrive in a North Texas garden without coddling. The Metroplex sits in the middle of the Blackland Prairie ecological area and sees some extreme temperatures, from the upper 20s in the winter to 100s in the summer. But native plants — the ones that evolved in the DFW area […]

The Worst Weeds in Atlanta, Georgia

By getting rid of nature’s invasive plants, we can reap the benefits of a healthy, green lawn. But keeping the lawn and garden weed-free in Atlanta can be challenging, especially in the warmer months. While we can’t always prevent them from spouting, we can stop them from spreading. Here are some tips for controlling the […]