Can you believe that Christmas will be here soon? Can you believe that Christmas will be here in just a few months? Sure, Halloween and Thanksgiving are both around the corner, but we all know that Christmas sneaks up in the blink of an eye once the holiday season begins. We want to share a few things that can help you get ahead of all the hustle and bustle.
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Mulch is an inexpensive way to make your yard look well-manicured. It does a great job of controlling weeds and keeping plants well-watered.
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Not sure where to start or what to look for in a lawn care company? Now that it's a New Year, you may want to consider (or re-consider) hiring a professional lawn maintenance provider. The decision to hire someone may take time because you want to get the right company for your particular situation. After all, you’ve invested a good deal of money in your home and property and you want to keep that investment in good repair, both for your image and comfort. Not sure where to start or what to look for in a lawn care company? Here are a few things to consider.
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Strong lighting design can enhance your enjoyment and use of your home while boosting its curb appeal, safety and security. Although a kitchen or bathroom remodel may seem like the go-to home upgrade for most people, landscape lighting installation actually tops the list of homeowners’ most-wanted upgrades this year.
Storms can be extremely strong and violent wherever you may live, so it’s important to know how to clean up after them in a way that is safe and effective. Regardless of rain, snow, or wind, storms can do a number on your yard. The mix of broken trees, power lines coming down, or debris littering your yard, can all make for major safety issues. After a storm, the clean-up process should begin. Depending on the severity of the storm, the cleanup is backbreaking work that requires the right tools and time. On top of that, trees are cumbersome and can be a dangerous task to handle.
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Floras that spread quickly to form a dense coat are known as ground covering plants. Low-growing floras that spread quickly to form a dense coat are known as ground covering plants. Such vegetation controls the growth of weeds and makes it easier to maintain a garden. A simple example is “grass”. There are a wide variety of grasses that can spread quickly and also prevent the growth of weeds. However, there are areas, which are not suited to grow or maintain grasses. In such areas, floras known as ground covers could be planted. These floras would not only give finishing touches to any kind of landscaping but also effectively reduce the maintenance of a garden.
Seems like a pretty simple thing on the surface but let’s dig, or cut a little deeper Seems like a pretty simple thing on the surface but let’s dig, or cut a little deeper. In Northwest Louisiana, we grow a fairly diverse variety of grasses, and within those varieties, there can be more several more varieties. Growing up I can only remember there being St. Augustine and it is still one of the most widely used grasses in our area. However, we also have Bermuda, Hybrid Bermuda, Centipede, and Zoysia. St. Augustine alone has up to 11 different cultivars which all have their own characteristics. For now, let’s keep it simple. We can get into the really geeky lawn care stuff later.
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Common mistakes people make. Wow, what a dramatic title you may be saying. Well, the truth is that in my 20+ years of experience in the green industry I can honestly say that the most common mistakes people make in caring for their lawns and landscapes are due to improper watering and mowing/pruning. Today, let's cover watering.
Understanding how to treat a lawn - it's important to understand the weeds themselves. We all dream of a green, lush lawn to enjoy all summer long. Often times this dream is tainted by weeds popping up between blades of grass. Occasionally, weeds can get out of control and overtake an entire yard. Some worry about treating weeds because of fear they may accidentally ruin their lawns. A large number of weeds can be discouraging, but there are solutions to kill weeds and not the grass. Read on to learn how to kill weeds in your lawn without harming your grass or better yet, trust the experts at Lawnmasters and tackle these problems early on with pre-emergent weed care.