The Best Time to Plant Spring Bulbs

The weather outside is frightful, but it’s the BEST time of year to plant spring bulbs. The rule of thumb for Spring-flowering bulbs is to plant after the first freeze. Technically, bulbs should be planted in soil that has cooled to approximately 55 degrees Fahrenheit, although in greater Atlanta, bulbs can be planted anytime in the early Winter until…

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How to Attract Birds to Your Landscape in Spring

Birders know that Spring is the best time of year for bird watching.  There are many ways you can make your landscape a more hospitable place for birds this time of year, further beautifying your surroundings with the addition of these fantastic little creatures.      What Plants Attract Birds: According to the Audubon Society’s Guide to Attracting Birds, if you are trying…

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The Best Time to Install Warm Season Turf Grass

There are many different types of turfgrass, but in general, a turfgrass is considered either warm season or cool season depending on its most active growing season. The two most popular types of warm season grass here in central Georgia are Bermuda and Zoysia.  Of course, warm season turfgrass can be grown from seed, but installing sod provides instant…

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Tips on Controlling Crabgrass

When it comes to controlling crabgrass, the keys are prevention and early intervention. By controlling crabgrass in the Spring, you can prevent a bigger crabgrass problem from arising in the summer.  Here are some handy tips on what this tenacious weed is all about, how to prevent and control it.  What is Crabgrass? Aptly named because it “crawls” across…

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Make a Splash by Adding a Water Feature

What better way to celebrate summer than adding a little splash of water to your landscape?  A water fountain or urn can bring subtle movement and life to your landscape design.  These water features also create a pleasant sound, completing your ideal ambiance and creating an elegant focal point everyone can enjoy. There are many benefits to adding a water feature….

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Installing Spring Color in Your Landscape

There’s nothing like a pop of color to revitalize your Spring landscape.  The contrast of bright, cheerful flowers against an increasingly green backdrop will increase the enjoyment and curb appeal you get from your property. Do you want to revitalize your flowerbeds with colorful annuals, but can’t find the time needed for installation?  We’re here to help.  Our trained professionals…

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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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