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2023 Beginners Guide to Lawn Aeration

 When you look out at your lawn, what do you see? If you don’t see a well-maintained lawn that gives your curb appeal a boost, it’s time to get to work. When you want a thick, plush lawn (and who doesn’t?) you have to give it the TLC it deserves. That goes well beyond…
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spring lawn preparation

9 Steps for Proper Spring Lawn Preparation

Living in the mixed climate of North Carolina, you are used to the sunny months of spring and summer when the grass, shrubs, flowers, and other plants in your yard grow. However, you are equally used to their dormant stage, during the cold winter months when snow and frost cover your turf and prohibit the…
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laying sod in winter

Pros and Cons Of Laying Sod In Winter

Considering Laying Sod In The Winter? When it comes to landscaping, some rules are universal. However, when it comes to the best time of year to lay sod, the first step to knowing when to start sod installation is to understand the climate where you live. Grass-growing systems are affected by freezing temperatures vs. warmer…
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Wake Forest spring lawn aeration

Spring Aeration: How to Get the Most Out of Your Lawn

With North Carolina’s springtime quickly approaching, it’s time to start considering how to get your lawn looking its best. While waiting until the warm weather approaches in April or May is tempting, the best time to aerate your lawn is in the winter months. Fort Smith Landscaping has expert advice for how to best keep…
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Can You Plant Trees In The Winter

Can You Plant Trees In The Winter? Planting Trees In The Winter In North Carolina

When you think about planting and growing trees, you may automatically think of waiting until spring. But, think again. Planting trees in winter versus early spring has its benefits, depending on the types of trees you want to plant. What trees are best to plant during winter? We’re going to answer that question as well…
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Mulch for weed control

How To Use Mulch For Weed Control

When you have pesky weeds in your garden, they take away from the beauty of your flowers and can inhibit growth. If weeds have become public enemy number one in your garden, it’s time to look for ways to remove them. While there are several ways to go about weed suppression, many people turn to…
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what's a lawn care service package

What Is Included In Our Lawn Care Services Packages?

What Services Do Lawn Care Companies Provide? When you want your lawn to have curb appeal and even be the envy of the neighborhood, you need to take care of the grass and landscaping. But who wants to keep up with that in their spare time? That’s why a landscaping company can help. Lawn care…
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Should you bag your grass clippings

Should You Bag Your Grass Clippings?

To bag or not to bag, that is the question when it comes to your lawn clippings in your yard. You may not be sure if you should be bagging clippings or leaving clippings lying around. If you mow frequently, those grass clippings can add up. When you want your lawn to have that curb…
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mulching your grass

Does Mulching Your Lawn Spread Weeds?

To mulch or not to mulch your grass clippings. That is the question. While some people mulch grass clippings, others are afraid that doing so is going to make more weeds appear on their lawn. So, what do you do once your grass is cut and you have clippings lying around your yard? If you…
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Damaging Lawn Pests

Damaging Lawn Pests and How To Prevent Them

A well-maintained lawn is every homeowner’s dream. Your lawn gives off the first impression of your house. You want it to be nicely mowed, green, and full of life.  While the essentials of lawn care, such as watering, mowing, landscaping, and fertilizing, are relatively simple to manage, there is one component of lawn care that…
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residential lawn care

Complete Guide To Spring Lawn Care

The weather getting warmer indicates the need to embark on a spring lawn care journey. When spring comes along, it brings a breath of fresh air. You and your family are going to spend a lot of time outdoors, so why not get your lawn ready too? When it comes to sprucing up your lawn,…
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When is the Best Time to Seed Your Lawn?

As you look out at your lawn, do you see plush, green grass? If you don’t, you may be tempted to throw grass seed down to make some magic happen. But, it’s not that easy. If you don’t seed your lawn at the right time, you could be wasting your efforts, and end up with…
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Professional Lawn Maintenance in Wake Forest, NC

Lawn Maintenance in Wake Forest, NC From Professionals

Our expert landscaping crew illustrates the importance of regular maintenance services in giving your home’s or business’ lawn the healthy appeal you desire.
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