Pruning Trees and Shrubs for Spring

Homeowners often avoid pruning because of the fear of butchering their beloved trees and shrubs. However, pruning isn’t difficult and the reward is thicker foliage, more flowers and healthier plants. Roses, hydrangeas, vines, shrubs and summer-flowering trees (like magnolias, crepe… Read More »

Winter Lawn Care

Cold, winter months give homeowners a welcome reprieve from weekly yard maintenance. While you’re warm and cozy inside, don’t forget about taking care of your yard this winter. Following these simple steps will protect your lawn and landscape during the… Read More »

Festive Holiday Outdoor Decor Ideas

Tis’ the season to adorn your home for the holidays.  Holiday décor featured on television and in magazines look like people spent a fortune, but with a very small budget and these tips, you can make your holiday decorations look… Read More »

Winterize Your Sprinkler System

The aftermath of frequent visits from Jack Frost can be devastating to your lawn. Most likely, your yard will bounce back in the spring even if you didn’t prepare. But if you have a sprinkler system, the pipes could burst,… Read More »

Why Leaves Change Color

Though warm temps and drought has delayed a true fall atmosphere, we are now seeing leaves changing all over Georgia.  But why do they change colors? Plants pull water into their roots and take carbon dioxide from the air. The… Read More »

Identifying and Treating Rust

Warm and cool season turf grasses are vulnerable to many diseases, including rust. Rust is a fungal disease which usually occurs in late summer or early fall. Rust thrives in temperatures between 65 °F and 85 °F – when the… Read More »

Transplanting Trees and Shrubs

Fall is the best time of year to transplant trees and shrubs, but the process can cause plants stress. Many trees lose up to 95% of their root system as a result of transplanting, resulting in smaller leaves and growing… Read More »

Aeration and Overseeding: Preparation and Care

Regardless of where you live and what type of grass you’re working with, aeration and overseeding can help your lawn to look as lush and green as a golf course. The trick to a healthy lawn is knowing when to… Read More »

Planting Trees Correctly: Dos and Don’ts!

Caring for trees is the easy part, but planting them can be a challenge! Before you need help with your Atlanta lawn care, your trees will need a good foundation. They must be placed well and planted with the future… Read More »

Tips for Storm Damage Cleanup

If you live in the South you’re going to have to deal with large storms at one time or another. Atlanta’s location is a perfect meeting place for hot and cold fronts to clash, creating large scale thunder storms. While… Read More »