There are a lot of things that can go wrong with your lawn, so it is best to read up on potential problems so you are prepared. Many lawn and garden enthusiasts are familiar with the common summer lawn diseases that may infect their lawn, but it always a good thing to refresh that knowledge as we look forward into another summer of another year here in John's Creek, GA. Knowing what to look for and the signs of particular diseases can help you catch a disease early on and keep it from destroying your entire lawn!
So you put all this effort into getting your landscape in order in your Alpharetta, GA yard. Maybe you added some flowerbeds or some pretty rocks to give your property a bit more appeal, or maybe you just brightened up what you already had. Simply planting some new flowers and shuffling around your lawn and garden decor can give you something entirely new. In line with taking care of your landscape, we wanted to talk today a bit about something called root suckers.
It seems like it is impossible to get some kids to help out with the yard work, and others are more than willing to help with the mowing. So how can you get your own kids to fall in the latter category? We thought you might enjoy some tips to try to help you out.
It may still feel a bit early, but the time for outdoor get togethers, entertaining, and fun, is just a short time away in Alpharetta, GA! The weather is going to heat up, the summer vibes are going to be humming, and people are going to want to get social. If you are planning to have a get together at your place, on a deck or patio, or just the yard, you are going to want to get things looking fine for all that company! Consider hiring us to help you get all your lawn care needs met to help you have the best yard in the area! Your guests will want to come back time and time again! To get you started on preparations, here are just a few things you can do yourself!
Bermuda grass is a common species of grass used for lawns in the southern states, including the Alpharetta, GA area. This is because it is a warm season grass that thrives in the sun. As the weather of the summers in the south tend towards hot and humid, bermuda grass feels right at home. An added bonus of bermuda grass is it has a pretty high drought tolerance. Bermuda grass can be a great option for someone looking to establish a new lawn, but be sure that the lawn doesn’t receive too much shade in any one place as this species of grass doesn’t do well in the shade.
Warning : Wait to Scalp till After April 1st!!
There is Still a Risk of Frost that can Damage Your Lawn.
Most homeowners know a lot about mowing their lawn, some of it based on science, and some based on tradition. There are things that many people do in the Milton and Johns Creek area, that are not the best practice for lawn care, but they don’t see a reason to change. Other people want to know exactly the best practices so they can keep a rich, lovely lawn as often as possible.
Having a lawn is a great thing, but sometimes it can quickly eat up money when you have to water nearly the entirety of your property to keep it green throughout the hot summer days. We put together some of the best ways to reduce your water bill and your lawn costs this year in this two-part blog. Check out last week’s post if you haven’t already, and try out some of the tips below to start saving the big bucks!
While nature is an incredible thing to experience, with all its unique beauty, colors, and creations, there is always an element of danger when out taking in the sights, sounds, and smells of it. Not only do you have to worry about the danger of intense weather conditions and sudden natural phenomenons, but even some of the very plants pose a risk to those that venture out.
If you have a shady lawn in Alpharetta or Atlanta, Georgia, as in it doesn’t get a lot of sunshine, not that other kind of shady, it may be a challenge to get it whipped into shape. Many plants want or need a decent amount of sunshine in order to grow, be strong, and thrive where they are. When you are faced with large portions of your lawn being in shade more often than not, you may have many failed attempts to take control of your lawn and make it into a place you enjoy spending time. Here are some great ideas and tricks to help you make your shady property into a beautifully landscaped outdoor living space.
When it comes to owning a home and some property to go with it, many people like to plant a lawn. Lawns are great, they give you a place to relax, gives kids a place to get out their energy and play pretend, and allows your pets some place to explore. Not to mention, they can boost your property value and they make your property look well-loved and cared for. As great as lawns are, and as much as we love them, they can sometimes take a lot to keep them green and happy. Not only do you spend time mowing, weeding, and landscaping them, they also can rack up quite the water bill as you try to keep the lawn looking green and lovely. This is especially true if you do not plant the best type of grass for your area. Watering a lawn can get expensive, so we put together a few of the best tips to cut watering bills in half this year.