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The cold temperatures of winter tend to push us indoors. However, as we focus on the inside of our homes during the colder months, we often neglect the outside. While your winter lawn care is certainly not as demanding as your summer or spring lawn care, it doesn’t mean you can hibernate on your landscaping tasks altogether. In fact, your spring lawn is relying on you to complete a handful of tasks this winter so that it can be healthy, vibrant and pest-free when the temperatures get warmer. continue reading
When it comes to the colors of an autumn landscape, we often think of the deep reds, oranges and browns that the changing leaves offer during this season. What you may not know, however, is that there are other vibrant colors that you can bring to your fall landscape. Just because your summer flower bed is not in full bloom or your grass is no longer a luscious green, doesn’t mean you must solely rely on the autumn leaves for color in your yard this season.
There are some trusted fall flowers that can offer eye-catching colors to your landscape while staying durable and hardy during the cooling weather.
Warmer temperatures are finally within reach, which means your spring landscape is ready to reveal itself. How vibrant do you expect your landscape to be this spring? If you are concerned about the revival of your lawn after months of cold weather, there are things you can do. Here are six action steps you can take now to improve your chances for a healthy and beautiful landscape once spring officially arrives. continue reading
Do you put your landscape on hold until winter ends and spring arrives? We often assume that a bright, colorful landscape is only for warm weather months. However, since Georgia offers a relatively mild winter, we don’t always have to resort to a completely bleak and barren yard. While many trees and perennials will still enter their dormant state during the winter, there are also several flowers that can successfully bloom in your garden to brighten your landscape (and mood) despite the cold outside. continue reading
The fall season is closing in and winter is quickly approaching. Are you prepared? More specifically, is your landscape prepared? The fall is the perfect time to give your lawn some TLC while preparing it for dormant winter months. In fact, what you do for your plants and grass before cold temperatures set in can make a drastic difference in how your landscape revives in the spring. Don’t make the mistake of waiting or neglecting to prep your landscape for the winter.
Your lawn and irrigation should get a good tune-up and maintenance during the fall. This includes checking your irrigation and drainage in your yard. Due to the increased moisture during fall and the active stage of your lawn’s root system, this is a good time to maintain, renovate or replace turf. Thatching, aerating and fertilization should be considered before the winter makes an entrance. continue reading