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NO! Zoysia is not made for the shade!

I got a call from a friend yesterday and he was asking me to clarify some conflicting advise he received about what sod to put under his oak tree. Apparently a “Lawn Care Professional” told him his best bet would be to plant Emerald Zoysia under his oak tree in his front yard. The area […]

Roundup may be a thing of the past……

This season, Scotts plans to test genetically modified Blue Grass in some of its employees’ lawns in Marryville, Oh, reported here in the Columbus Dispatch in Ohio. I have always been wary of genetically modified products, but I have never fancied myself a Chicken Little type. I understand that there is good to be gained […]

Basic Lawn Care Tips That Make a Difference

Basic Lawn Care Tips That Make a Difference Today we have a guest post by  Graham Mosley –  a product and marketing manager at lawnmowerpros.com     A great looking lawn makes us happy, but caring for it can be a challenge. The following tips can help you be the envy of the neighborhood.   Soil […]

10 Important Lawn Care Tips

1. Don’t plant large shrubbery or trees against your house. The roots from them can damage your foundation and the foliage against the walls can cause mold and mildew.   2. Plan your design ahead of time. Always have a plan going in. This will save you time, money and aggravation. You don’t want to […]

Are you killing the birds in your yard?

The winter is a great time to observe our feathered friends in our yard. Their color stands out more and there are less obstructions for viewing. It is also a crucial time to provide them with the food, water and housing they need. Unfortunately, during the winter months, a bird requires a higher caloric intake […]

Small landscape renovation on Hilton pt2

Here is the follow-up and final article on the landscape renovation we did in The Hilton Ave area of Columbus Ga. We were postponed about 6 weeks waiting on plant material to come in, the home owner to get back from vacation and bad weather. The job is finally done and turned out really nice. […]