1. Plan Ahead For Winter with These 5 Lawn Saving Tips

    With the winter months practically upon us, it’s good to remind ourselves that our lawns still need some attention during the colder weather. By preparing your lawn for winter, you’re also preparing it to thrive again in the spring. Generally speaking, the warm-season grasses we use here in Geor…Read More

  2. Will Snow Damage my Lawn and Garden?

    Before winter comes, every homeowner wants to protect their lawn and garden from freezing. Here are a few tips to ensure that your grass and plants will stay as healthy as possible. How to Protect your Lawn Snow may be covering your lawn, but that doesn’t mean it’s damaging it. What really dama…Read More

  3. Avoid These Practices to Maintain a Healthy Lawn

    The lawn is one of the most abused elements of every yard, and for the most part, it can handle the abuse. But there are a few things that a lawn can simply not take. Understanding how to avoid hurting your lawn can help you make better choices along the way. Here are a few common activities you sho…Read More

  4. The Optimal Length to Cut Your Grass

    Mowing doesn’t just make your lawn look good—it helps it thrive. Just as other garden plants need to be pruned, grass needs to be mowed regularly to help it grow thick and full. A thick, healthy lawn will be more resistant to drought and weed infestation. Cutting it at an ideal length is importa…Read More

  5. Planting Deer Resistant Plants

    For garden planters in Cumming, Georgia, the frequent interruptions and disruptions of deer munching on various plants has long since been a common occurrence.  While the natural beauty of deer in the backyard is awfully hard to beat, their constant appetites have the ability to ruin a garden. Whet…Read More

  6. Bagging Your Lawn versus Mulching It

    Mowing the lawn is something that you are going to be doing about once a week, depending on where you live and what the weather conditions are like. Since people who mow the lawn will be doing this chore a lot over the summer and into the fall, the question of bagging the clipping versus simply mulc…Read More

  7. Insects in Your Garden: The Friendly Invasion

    Everywhere you look for tips on gardening, you learn about nets, pesticides, and other techniques of keeping living things from invading your garden. They come in hordes during the growing season and seem to know just when to appear (just when your plants are starting to show maturity). Many garden …Read More

  8. Keeping an Eye on Your Lawn in Winter

    Winter marks the end of intensive lawn care in most places. As the temperature of the air drops, the lawn’s cravings to grow do as well. Most strains of grass will turn dormant throughout the winter and stop growing. They will do just enough to stay alive, but that’s about it. This means you’l…Read More

  9. Plant Your Spring Daises in the Fall

    In most places, fall is the time to finish digging up the old flowers, trimming the trees and putting things away for the cold winter ahead. The temperatures drop to well below zero—impossibly cold temperatures for a young plant to thrive. The ground also becomes as hard as a rock, making root and…Read More