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Pine Straw Mulch Advantages Too Much Rain? Early Spring Cleaning
 
Pine Straw Mulch Advantages

Pine Straw Mulch Advantages

As the name implies, pine straw comes from pine trees, which shed their needles throughout the year. Once the needles drop to the ground, they are hand-raked, cleaned and baled without the need to cut down or harm the trees. This makes pine straw a very environmentally friendly choice for a landscaping and mulching material. […]

Pine Straw Mulch Advantages
Too Much Rain?

Too Much Rain?

How Too Much Rain Affects Your Lawn – Partial Content by Reddi Lawn Living in the south we are accustom to large amounts of rain periodically. While we enjoy the spring shower after periods of drought, there can be too much of a good thing. For many homeowners, soggy lawns could turn into big problems. […]

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Early Spring Cleaning

Early Spring Cleaning

Early Spring Cleaning – To keep your yard healthy and weed-free, you’ll want to keep a few things in mind in the weeks around March 1st. Most lawns will need a little cleaning after the winter. Take time to remove any leaves and branches that are still lying around. This will allow the grass to […]

Early Spring Cleaning
Pre-Emergent

Pre-Emergent

28 October 2015

A Pre-Emergent lawn care product eliminates weeds at the earliest stage of growth — before you even see them. A Pre-Emergent is activated in the top layer of soil, where the weed seeds sprout, and keeps the plant from developing. Because the seed is allowed to germinate, and the young tender sprout is killed, the […]

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Fertilzing

Fertilzing

19 April 2015

Fertilizing your lawn is another key to maintaining the brilliant greens of a well-nourished lawn. The three major nutrients that are the key to green are nitrogen (N), phosphorus (P) and potassium (K). All three nutrients are essential in lawn care because they enhance color promote quick roots and seeding improve winter hardiness reduce the […]

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Fall Lawn Care Tips

Fall Lawn Care Tips

21 October 2014

Fall is a great time to give your lawn that extra boost it needs to make it through the winter months. Cool-season grasses especially need a fall feeding to get ready for next spring. Here are a few tips on how to winterize your lawn. Fall Lawn Fertilizing Fertilize cool-season grasses, such as ryegrass, fescue […]

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Control Broadleaf Weeds

Control Broadleaf Weeds

08 October 2014

A well maintained lawn is an integral part of an attractive home landscape. Unfortunately, dandelion, plantain, and other perennial broadleaf weeds can become problems. When broadleaf weeds invade lawns, mechanical and chemical measures can be undertaken to remove or destroy the weeds. In small areas, some weeds can be controlled by pulling and digging. This […]

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Winterizing your lawn – Part 2

Winterizing your lawn – Part 2

25 September 2014

Aerating in the Fall The summer is both a time of growth and harm for turf.  With people outside, enjoying their yards, playing sports and gardening, grass takes a beating.  Compaction is one of the worst problems inflicted on lawns with lots of foot traffic.  Compaction compresses the spaces in the soil where oxygen can […]

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Winterizing your lawn – Part 1

Winterizing your lawn – Part 1

17 September 2014

The key to a lush, healthy spring lawn is proper preparation for the winter.  When the weather turns warmer, turf grass needs to be primed and ready to go.  Because grass goes dormant during the winter, any preparation for a healthy spring must be made in the fall.  For the most part, lawn winterizing is […]

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When to fertilize your lawn

When to fertilize your lawn

15 August 2014

There’s no doubt that lawns need fertilizer, but it’s easy to make mistakes, like applying the wrong nutrients or fertilizing at the wrong time. If you fertilize your lawn when it doesn’t need it, you’re essentially throwing money away, so it’s essential to apply fertilizers at the right time, and use no more than necessary. […]

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Energy-Efficient Landscaping Tips

Energy-Efficient Landscaping Tips

05 August 2014

Sitting under a shade tree on a hot day makes you cooler, and standing by a wall on a cold, windy day makes you feel warmer. It seems pretty obvious. What’s less obvious is that you can landscape your yard to offer your home those same benefits. It just takes a bit of planning in […]

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Height Does Matter

Height Does Matter

16 July 2014

Proper mowing is one of the most important practices in keeping your lawn healthy. Grasses are like most plants — if you clip off the growing points (for grass, it’s in the crown, where the new leaves develop), the plants branch out and become denser, which in this case, turns thousands of individual grass plants into […]

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Eagle Eye Outfitters

Eagle Eye Outfitters

03 July 2014

Do It Right Lawn Care in Dothan, AL was contracted by Eagle Eye Outfitters to do the landscaping at their new location. We installed a new irrigation system and covered everything with new sod. Once the new plants and trees were in place we were able to add the finishing touch with a fresh layer of pine […]

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