1. Six Lawn Care Tips To Prepare for Spring – Part Two

    If you haven’t read part one of this series, be sure to catch up on our first three lawn care tips to prepare your yard for spring. If you live in Memphis and the surrounding areas, don’t let the warm days and backyard parties sneak up on you — get in touch with Personal Lawn Care! With more than 25 years of providing professional lawn care services to residents in the Memphis area, the expe…Read More

  2. Cold Damage May Be Affecting Your Crape Myrtles

    This article is being reproduced with permission from Woodland Tree Service. In mid-November, the south experienced an early hard freeze with temperatures dropping into the mid 20’s, causing cold damage to many plants in this area. Because plants need adequate time to adjust to cold temperatures, or harden off, an early frost can leave unprotected root systems, as well as new growth, stimulated …Read More

  3. Common Lawn Diseases During Fall In Memphis

    Fall is almost over and winter is just around the corner – what’s the status of your lawn care? There are common lawn diseases to look out for that might start during the fall and continue through winter into early spring. One variable that allows these diseases to occur is the type of grass that you have. There are two main types of grasses that we use for our turf: cool season grasses and wa…Read More

  4. Different Types of Turf

    Caring for your lawn begins with knowing your turf type One of the first things you need to know in order to have the yard-of-the-month lawn we all crave is the type of turf you have. There are three main turf types common to the mid-south: Bermuda, Zoysia and Fescue. Some other turf types found in the mid-south include St. Augustine and Centipede. These turf types are more commonly found along th…Read More

  5. Do my shrubs need dormant oil?

    After the beautiful colors of fall have passed, and winter settles in, you may think that you can take a break from gardening. But what you do during the cold winter months can greatly impact your gardening success If your landscaping has struggled with insect damage, dormant oil is a must. When plants are actively growing and flowers blooming, there are a number of insecticide options. But you al…Read More

  6. The 411 on Dormant Oil

    If you're looking for an effective, safe, environmentally friendly way to manage insects on your trees and shrubs, dormant oil may be for you. Heres what you need to know... 1. Dormant oil is a highly refined paraffin or waxy-type oil, similar to baby oil. 2 It is considered one of the safest contact-type insecticides 3. It is chemical free and less toxic to beneficial insects 4. The oil works by …Read More

  7. Maximize Your Investment by Liming

    As a homeowner you take pride in your real estate investment. From mowing to flowerbeds to Christmas lights, you put a lot of time, effort and, most importantly, money into your outdoor living space. There is one aspect of your landscape plan that you may have overlooked... liming. Maintaining proper soil pH will not only provide the best growing environment for your turf, but it will also ensure …Read More

  8. Why Lime?

    Everyone is looking for a "leg up" on their neighbors when it comes to the best looking lawn. But sometimes you have to go beyond fertilizer and proper watering to get that lush green turf you want. Turf grass is actually quite sensitive when it comes to soil conditions. There has to be an appropriate balance of organic matter, minerals and pH (acidity). If you are having a high school chemistry b…Read More

  9. 6 Turf Questions every DIYer Asks

    If you are a classic Weekend Warrior when it comes to your outdoor living space, you have probably asked yourself the following questions: 1. Did I make a mistake by trying to treat my lawn myself? Most times, IF a mistake is made, little to no permanent damage has occurred. More than likely, one of the products was not as effective as desired. When a product fails, or performs less than adequatel…Read More