We’re all enjoying these first few weeks of spring, and your turf probably is as well! As it begins to grow and flourish, it’s important that you have a plan for keeping it healthy and vibrant as the weather continues to warm up. Successful turf care in Western North Carolina doesn’t have to be difficult, but there are specific steps you need to take to ensure that your turf continues to look its best.

Keeping your home's exterior updated and looking its best is important for many reasons: it increases its curb appeal and value, and it provides you and your family with an enjoyable outdoor area to gather together in. Follow these 6 tips to make your home's exterior one you'll love coming home to!

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With the warm months rapidly approaching, it will soon be time for lawn maintenance and yard work to begin in earnest. If you plan to hire a professional landscaper to make your outdoor space beautiful, there are some important questions you should ask before the work is started.  

Here in Western North Carolina, we’re fortunate to have a relatively mild climate, which means that we can grow beautiful lawns that can be enjoyed most of the year. Unfortunately, our lawns are not immune to weeds. As our weather begins to warm up for spring, you’ll probably notice these common weeds sprouting up and making themselves at home. Here are a few of the ones you'll find in our region, and what you can do to eliminate them. 

Did you know that most people tend to overwater their lawn? The fear of a brown yard and tumbleweeds in the summer cause folks to get a little too liberal with the H2O during warm weather months, basically subjecting their lawns to mini flash-floods that drown the grass root system. An good irrigation system can provide the proper amount of water your lawn needs and help avoid overwatering. When irrigating, remember to give your lawn a refreshing drink either in the morning or evening hours; the evaporative effects of the wind and heat are at their lowest during these times. 

There are many types of irrigation systems available to fit your type of lawn and keep it looking its best throughout the year: