How to Proactively Fix Irrigation and Drainage Issues

So much of landscape care is seasonal, but it’s ALWAYS a good time to proactively address potential irrigation and drainage issues.  An ounce of prevention can help avoid expensive issues associated with extensive water damage.  Here are some helpful tips on how to fix common water-related issues this Fall: Turn off your irrigation system As temperatures continue to drop,…

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Best Hi-Tech and Low-Tech Ways to Prep for Summer

The days are getting longer and warmer, which means summer is coming!  A concern for many this time of year is how to keep your landscape looking its best while keeping your water bill under control. Water use becomes a hot topic during the warmer months in Atlanta, as water restrictions (and water bills) inspire homeowners to become more efficient in…

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Water Restrictions in Atlanta Reduced to Drought Level 1

Good news! Water restrictions in metro Atlanta counties have been reduced from Drought Level 2 to Drought Level 1 – just in time for planting, aeration and overseeding season. The following activities are permitted during the current Drought Level 1 restrictions now in effect for DeKalb, Fulton and Cobb counties ANYTIME during the day: Hand watering with a hose…

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Tips on How to Help Your Landscape Survive the Summer Heat

Meteorologists at The Weather Channel predicted a “warmer than average” summer for the southeastern U.S., and so far they’ve been right! While we can take respite in the pool or air conditioning, your landscape has to endure the elements 24/7. Here are some interesting facts and handy tips on how to help your landscape survive the summer heat. Not…

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Signs You May Have Poor Drainage and How To Fix It

Our unique weather pattern may bring lots of rain and help beautify our landscapes this Spring.  Or, it could be dry.  Either way, we need to fortify your landscape with the right amount of hydration leading up to the hot, dry days of summer. A professional Start-Up and Walk Through for your irrigation system every Spring is important whether or not…

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Why It’s Smart to Winterize Your Irrigation System

Experts predict a cold, wet winter for the metro Atlanta area, thanks to El Nino and other weather patterns.  Hopefully the heavy cloud cover predicted to hang over Atlanta will protect us from lots of snow and ice this year, but the temperature is predicted to drop below freezing and the cold weather may linger into Spring. How can you prepare…

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Watering Recommendations for Fall

The rate of evaporation, the amount of natural rainfall and our local watering restrictions are all factors that need to be taken into consideration when determining your watering schedule this Fall. However, the general rule stays the same – continue providing one inch of water every week to maintain a healthy lawn. In general, the watering restrictions outlined in the Georgia…

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Spring Irrigation Maintenance

Routine maintenance and repairs to your irrigation system will not only ensure that you have a great looking lawn this summer, it will also save money in the long run by preventing small problems from turning into bigger ones. A professional Spring Start-Up and Walk Through for your irrigation system is important whether or not you winterized your irrigation…

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