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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 […]

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 […]

Winter yard chores that make spring much easier

Winter yard chores that make spring much easier -Renovating your lawn in the winter can have several benefits. Plant material and sod are less susceptible to heat damage and landscapers are likely less busy. Winter is also the best time to plant trees. -Stock up on and get ready to apply pre-emergent weed killer. It […]

Don’t Commit Crepe Murder

Pruning Your Crepe Myrtles Properly I’m sure you’ve seen it. A big old crepe Myrtle that looks more at home in a boxing ring than in a front yard. Those big knots on the end of the limbs ready to knock someone out. Don’t let your Crepe Myrtle be the bully of your landscape. In […]