There are a lot of different opinions on what types of fertilizers you should use, what their benefits are compared to one another, and the eco-friendly nature of the two. With all the huff and competing trains of thought on the topic, it can be hard to get to the base of the conflict and understand what exactly is going on.
Worms might not be the most fabulous looking creatures, but they do some important work for nature and for your Atlanta, Georgia lawn and garden. Maybe you don’t believe it yet, perhaps because all you can think of when you hear about worms is when your brother or cousin chased you around with them when you were younger, but check out some of the fascinating information about earthworms below and you will likely change your tune.
Spring is around the corner here in Alpharetta and Cumming and after a cold, rainy, and icy winter your lawn has taken a beating. The soil is compacted and the grass appears to have thined over the winter due to erosion. The best thing you can do for you lawn is a Core Aeration.
The pests that can really do a serious number on your plants in Alpharetta, Georgia, are slugs. These slimy little guys and gals chomp their way through your vegetable plants and your greenery with a steady gait that is to be admired by any food expert. Here is a quick guide to help you get to know some important things about slugs and how to get them out of your garden.
When it comes to designing your landscape and deciding on the best plants to include in your flower gardens and raised beds, it can be difficult to know exactly what to do. The good news is that professionals, researchers and even some scientists have done much of the work for you. In fact, there are lists and data backing up many plants as being great candidates for your Georgia lawn based on ease of care, water use, and climatization. If you are looking for plants that grow well and thrive in Georgia, you can count on the following to perform well for you! We found some of our favorites and thought we would share them with you as you think about creating a beautiful landscape for your home this year!
Spring is around the corner here in Atlanta and after a cold, rainy, and icy winter your lawn has taken a beating. The soil is compacted and the grass appears to have thined over the winter due to erosion. The best thing you can do for you lawn is a Core Aeration.
With the new year approaching, it is almost time to start looking forward to the next growing season and to contemplate the goals you have in mind for your lawn! In a few short months the snow will be gone the ice will be melted and the little sprigs of grass are going to be showing some color as the temperatures rise. Typically, after the winter season, it is necessary to do a bit of cleaning up to help prepare your lawn for a new growth season. Take time to clean things up and watch out for any potential problems your lawn may be facing this year. Check out some of the common problems we see in lawns as spring approaches and what you can do to fix them!
When it comes to growing herbs, vegetables, and fruits one of the best things you can do for your plants is to use compost. Compost is broken down raw organic materials that feed your soil and plants with natural and vital nutrients. With these nutrients readily available your plants will thrive and be more productive. Compost is something that you can purchase from pretty much any lawn and garden store, but you can also make your own at home compost from things you already have. Check out this quick guide to composting if you are interested in starting to make your own!
It is the time of year that many people like to spruce up the outside of their home with lights, decorations, and other festivities to celebrate the season. This can be a tough thing to tackle without a bit of foresight, so we put together a few basic tips to help you with your light hanging this year. Hopefully, your experience will go smoothly and no accidents will land anyone in the hospital!
For many, the holidays mean that time of the year when lots of friends and family are going to come visit and witness your personal crazy. While we aren’t your residential cleaning column to help you in the kitchen or living areas of your home, we sure can offer some solid advice to make sure your yard looks just as spiffy as inside. We put together some of the easier, low-cost, and simple ways to make sure your lawn looks great this fall when all the company starts to come calling!