Wilmington, NC Lawn Care News & Updates
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Spring has finally sprung and warmer temperatures have arrived at last. In many parts of the country, lawns have come out of dormancy and are beginning to green up – certainly a sight for sore eyes after months of brown, brown, and more brown.... More
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Wondering how to care for your lawn in the winter? Here are some winter lawn care tips!... More
Weeds are present on just about every lawn, you will occasionally see the weed free lawn, but that doesn’t make them any less frustrating to deal with. What’s frustrating is spending time treating weeds, just to see new ones pop up after the weeds you treated go away.
If you’re like many homeowners, you’re probably wondering the best time of year to treat weeds in your lawn. There are many different types of weeds, and they can be categorized into three different groups, spring , summer and winter. Before treating weeds on your lawn, it’s important to identify the weed and what steps you can take to eliminate them.
If you’ve recently moved to Wilmington, from a different part of North Carolina or the country, one of the first things you’ll notice is how difficult it is to grow grass and plants around your home. There are several reasons for this, but it’s largely due to the dry, sandy soil in the region.
Although it’s frustrating to deal with, there are steps you can take to successfully grow grass and plants in Wilmington.
Close your eyes and think about spring. Imagine the spring-flowering trees on your property, the bulbs emerging, bursting with color, and the little whitish grass seedheads scattered all over your lawn—wait, what?
Those whitish, flower-like grass seedheads that pop up in your lawn each spring are the seedheads of a grassy weed, Poa Annua (Annual Bluegrass).
Weeds are one of the biggest frustrations when it comes to lawn care – especially when you put forth so much effort into eliminating weeds.
Taking care of your lawn and controlling weeds is a huge undertaking. You may be doing things that are counterproductive to controlling weeds.
If you’re experiencing weed control problems, it could be due to some of these common mistakes.
If you’ve noticed any dry, brown patches on your lawn, it’s easy to assume that it’s due to the summer heat or dryness, and that you just need to water your grass more. While this may be the case, it could also be due to a more serious problem—grubs.
Learn more about grub control for lawns, the signs of grub feeding and when to apply grub control in North Carolina.