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DIY Mosaic Patio Stones

The first few weeks of fall are crucial for caring for your lawn and taking care of those last-minute outdoor chores. As you check off the essential items on your to do list this month, take some time to get a little bit crafty with Weed Man’s new do-it-yourself mosaic stone project.... More

Creating Healthy Soil

No matter how actively you care for your lawn, it all comes down to healthy soil at the end of the day. If your soil can’t provide a habitable, healthy environment for grass plants, then your lawn will ultimately suffer.  While there are many factors to consider when thinking about your soil, but your lawn’s pH level should always be on your radar. If you have thin, discolored turf that does not grow very well, unbalanced pH may be at play. ... More

Weeds Taking Over

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

8 Reasons to Give Up DIY and Hire a Lawn Care Service for your Cary, NC Home

Sure DIY Lawn Care is right for your Cary, N.C. property? These 8 points may make hiring a lawn care service a good choice.... More

Identifying Large Patch Disease on North Carolina Warm-Season Grasses and How to Protect Your Lawn

What is Large Patch disease? Find out more about this fungal disease and how to control it in your Raleigh or Wilmington, NC lawn.... More

10 Ridiculous Yet Popular Lawn Care Myths

Are you believing these popular lawn care myths?... More

The Few, But Important Winter Lawn Care Tasks for NC Lawns

Wondering how to care for your lawn in the winter? Here are some winter lawn care tips!... More

The Best Time of Year to Treat Weeds in Your North Carolina Lawn

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.

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Soil pH and Limestone for My North Carolina Lawn: Does it Really Matter?

Soil pH is one of the most important factors of growing a healthy lawn in North Carolina, but too often, homeowners don’t understand the condition of their soil or how to improve it.

 

Clay soil is prevalent in the Raleigh area, and it tends to be acidic. When soil is in the acidic range, grass plants struggle to absorb the nutrients that are necessary for a healthy lawn. By adding soil amendments, such as lime, you can, over time, raise the soil’s pH to a more favorable level that creates a healthier lawn.

 
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What You Need to Know About Poa Annua Control for North Carolina Lawns

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). ... More

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