1. How to Read a Turfgrass Seed Analysis Label

    Your objective in purchasing and installing turfgrass seed is to establish a high-quality, beautiful and useful lawn.To accomplish that, you must start with high-quality seed of the varieties of turfgrass species that will best fit your geographic area, your intended uses for the lawn and your long-term turfgrass maintenance program. Proper site preparation, installation procedures and post instal…Read More

  2. The Ins and Outs of Soil Analysis

    What is a Soil Analysis? A Soil Analysis is a sample of soil that is taken from your yard and processed to show which elements (phosphorus, potassium, calcium, magnesium, sodium, sulfur, manganese, copper and zinc) are available to your grass. The quantity of available nutrients in the sample determines the amount of fertilizer that you need. A Soil Analysis also measures soil pH, how acidic your …Read More

  3. It’s Time to Get Our Yards Ready for Spring!

    February and March are the time to get our yards ready for Spring. According to Hunter Ivy of Ivy's Lawn & Garden Care, right now we are trimming monkey grass, ornamental grass, and other spent perennials.  We also provide late winter clean ups to include final leaf removals as well as shrub maintenance if needed. For long-term appearance, Crape Myrtles should be thinned, not topped.  We s…Read More

  4. What to Do with an Icy Lawn

    When it begins snowing or sleeting in the Mid-South, we batten down the hatches. Roads are salted, schools are closed and that crucial run for bread and milk has been made. But do we think about our lawn and landscaping? Usually not until there are issues. Turf:  Sleet and freezing rain can lead to a coating of ice over your trees, shrubs and turf. Though it may seem counter intuitive, if you get…Read More