Groundhog Day: What to Expect for Your Lawn with More Winter or an Early Spring

Today, February 2nd, marks the 137th Groundhog Day! Since the original prediction in Punxsutawney, Pennsylvania in 1887, the aptly-named "Punxsutawney Phil" has only been correct about the coming weather patterns around 39% of the time. 

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Your 2024 Ultimate Lawn Care Calendar

With the arrival of a brand new year there's no better time than the present to get started on planning out essential care for your lawn for 2024! A well-kept and lush lawn doesn't sprout up overnight, it requires year-round effort to maintain growth, prevent disease and more. From those hot summer days to the cold winter nights, check out our ulti...

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Conquering Winter Weeds: Why You Need a Pro to Protect Your Lawn

As winter starts to fall over Metro Atlanta and North Georgia, many homeowners may be tempted to put their lawn care routines on hold. However, this is a crucial time to address the issue of winter weeds, which, contrary to popular belief, can be particularly persistent and detrimental to the health of your lawn year-round.

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Your Fall Lawn Care To-Do List

We're a few weeks removed from the autumnal equinox, otherwise known as the start of fall, and as most Georgians may be able tell, those early morning cold temperatures came a bit early this year! Last October, Georgia residents would've been able to feel an average of 65⁰F degrees outside, this year that average is closer to 55⁰F through 3 weeks. If you love fall weather then you might already be rejoicing to have outlasted another Georgia summer, but what do these fall temperatures mean for the health your lawn? 

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How Inconsistent Soil Temperatures Can Impact Your Lawn

If you're a Georgia native, you know how unpredictable the weather can be – and there's no better example of this than our latest spring temperature trends. You may head out to your vehicle in the morning to go to work feeling a cool, crispness to the air, only to head out in the afternoon to scorching summer-like heat. Not only will most Georgians pick up on this phenomenon, but your lawn will too. 

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What to Know About Warm Season Core Aeration

When you think of your routine lawn care, what comes to mind first? Maybe you think of weekly mowing, or maybe even occasionally spreading fertilizer. While those are great ways to encourage healthy a healthy lawn, one of the often-overlooked aspects of your lawn's health is soil compaction. 

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Your Springtime Watering & Mowing Guide

With spring fully in bloom and summer right around the corner, you're probably gearing up for another year of lawn mowing and watering. This is the time to for your lawn to shine, your grass will be exiting its dormant period as the soil temperatures hold above 50 degrees and you'll begin to see the vibrant green color return to your lawn. 

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Prepping Your Lawn for Spring

It's that time of year where Georgians can enjoy mornings with frosty temperatures, and by mid-afternoon begin to see temperatures in the 60s and 70s. With today being the first official day of Spring, there is no better time to begin preparing your lawn to flourish once the growing season begins! 

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Soil Compaction 101

Oftentimes, when you think of your lawn's overall health, you might jump to aspects like the color, blade length, or even the presence of bare spots. Well, just like any other plant you have in your garden, the health of the soil underneath your grass plays a huge role in your lawn's health! 

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Your 2023 Lawn Care Calendar

Caring for your lawn and garden involves so much more than just mowing and watering, and taking those extra steps to ensure root health and promote growth makes all the difference. Most of the time, actions you can take to improve your lawn's growth and color need to take place regularly, and before the growing season. 

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Your Fescue Lawn: A Fall To-Do List

While most might think their lawn should get the most attention in the summer and spring months, a lawn seeded with Fescue grass should get primary care during the Fall, right before the coldest months. Fescue, a cold season grass, is extremely popular in Georgia. It holds up great in lawns that have varying amounts of sun and shade, making it very versatile for suburban areas with different levels of tree and home coverage. 

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Say Goodbye to Summer Weeds

When you picture your perfect lawn, you may think of freshly cut grass that is the perfect shade of green, trimmed shrubs, and blooming flowers, but somewhere around the corner or against the side of your home, are those pesky weeds that just will not go away. 

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Healthy Lawns Lead to a Healthier Environment!

When it comes to green space, healthy lawns provide benefits far beyond aesthetics in your neighborhood. Having and maintaining a healthy lawn helps the environment, as well as your quality of life! Take a look at these five ways that having and maintaining a healthy lawn can benefit you as well as the world around you.
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Leaf-Cycling and Leaf Removal for a Healthy Lawn

Anyone who's experienced a Georgia fall knows just how beautiful the landscape is when leaves start changing colors and the temperature begins to cool. But of course, there's no such thing as a free lunch, and once those leaves have finished their show, they will begin to fall down around us. Before we know it, it's time to start raking again.

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Caring for Your Lawn During the Fall Months

As the weather begins to cool and leaves start to fall from the trees, you may notice that your grass growth is slowing before your lawn becomes dormant through the winter months. While things may be progressing slowly on the growth side, it's still important to keep up with your lawn so that it will continue to flourish in those high-growth months. Here are a few tips for taking care of your lawn as it begins to cool:

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Fall Seeding Guidelines

The fall months are the perfect time for seeding a lawn, due to the low air temperature but warm soil. That said, there are a few best practices to keep in mind when seeding your lawn for the winter. There are several ways to approach seeding depending on how big and how thin the areas are that need to be seeded, but there are three very important rules to follow no matter what kind of seeding you need.

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Dog Urine Spots: How to Fix Your Lawn

Dogs are said to be man's best friend, and understandably so. However, the love we have for animals doesn't eliminate the frustration that can come from early wake-up calls, the constant begging for food, overall maintenance, and the dreaded urine spots on your lawn. Now don't forget, your pup can't help it – it's just how they were made. We also understand that spots on your lawn might not be ideal, so keep reading for some tips on how to fix and prevent urine spots, with a few tips for your pup too!  

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5 Weeds That Look Like Grass

If your grass is green, what does it matter if it's a combination of grass and weeds that look like grass? No harm, no foul – right? Not quite. Weeds compete for air, water, and nutrients, giving the good grass less of a chance to thrive and opening it up to disease and insect infestation. Though it may be just a few weeds to start with, they quickly take over your lawn and kill off your desirable grass before you know it. That's why it's important to know about the different types of weeds that find their way into your yard and disguise themselves as grass. 

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Mossy Lawn: What Now?

In 2019, Georgia homeowners reported an increased amount of moss in their lawns over the summer. Though a couple of years have passed since that report, not much has changed. Homeowners are fighting off moss and they don't quite know how to win. If you have experienced moss growing where grass should be, there are a few things to keep in mind as you look into how to control your current moss issue and how to prevent it in the future.

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Top Lawn Watering Tips

There's no magic trick to watering your lawn properly. It's really just a matter of ensuring that the water you do supply to your lawn, trees, and shrubs is used efficiently. Especially during the summer months, it's important that your grass is getting the amount of water it needs to thrive. Between pop-up storms, moisture-scorching sun, and your valuable time, it can be hard to keep up with unless you know ways to get around the struggles of lawn irrigation. So, are you watering your lawn correctly? Let's find out!

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