Ask The Expert: Arbor Day

Arbor Day is an annual holiday in which people are encouraged to plant trees. The concept of a day to recognize the importance of planting trees is actually something that is recognized as a national holiday in various countries around the world. Trees play an important role in the environment as they filter out CO2…

What is the deal with Poa?

Image sourced from Bayer Turf & Ornamentals Management It’s not uncommon to get a few calls each spring from homeowners wondering what type of weed is growing in their otherwise healthy lawn.  During the early spring, there is a good chance that weed is poa annua, commonly known as annual bluegrass.    Poa annua, or Annual Bluegrass, is a…

Warm Season Grass Types

North Carolina is home to many grass types. In the Triangle region, we service homes that have warm season grasses like Bermuda or Zoysia and maybe even some with Centipede. A more recent trend is to have split grass types depending on the location of the grass. For instance, if a back yard gets more…

Why is my neighbor’s lawn blue?

It’s that time of year again. Spring flowers start blooming, the temperatures start to warm. You step outside with your morning coffee to breath in a little fresh air. You smile and with the sunshine hitting your face, you begin to look around, surveying the neighborhood. But, wait! What is that? Suddenly you realize there…

Tree and Shrub Care

Caring for the trees and shrubs around your property is an important part of your lawn and landscape program. In the Raleigh and Durham areas, we have both older neighborhoods with long-established landscaping, as well as many new construction communities that are full of young trees and shrubs. Regardless of the age of your plants,…