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Pre-Emergents Prevent Weeds

Pre-Emergents Prevent Weeds

Do you have weeds in your yard?
Pre-emergent herbicides are one way to prevent weeds in your lawn. Instead of killing weeds after they’ve popped up in the yard, pre-emergents prevent weeds from germinating underground before…

Don’t Guess With Your Sprinkler System

Don’t Guess With Your Sprinkler System

Is your sprinkler system working as efficiently and accurately as possible? Are you worried you may be wasting money due to incorrectly calibrated sprinklers? Do you wonder why some areas of your yard struggle during the heat of the summer?
Our irrigation experts can assess your system to answer all your questions and more!

Plant of the Week: Black-Eyed Susan

Plant of the Week: Black-Eyed Susan

Are you looking for a low maintenance, pop of color to add to your landscape?
Our plant of the week this week is Rudbeckia hirta, commonly known as Black-Eyed Susan. This is a perennial plant, native to Northwest Louisiana, and characterized by its vibrant yellow petals and dark brown cones. These sunny flowers make great…

Great Lawns Take Work. We’re Here to Help

Great Lawns Take Work. We’re Here to Help

It’s heating up outside as we move towards July. A beautiful, resilient lawn is created by healthy watering practices (1/2 inch of water per week), proper drainage, mowing to the correct height for your grass type, and regular fertilization and weed control.

Don’t Pull Up Your Nutsedge

Don’t Pull Up Your Nutsedge

If you see this weed in your yard, don’t pull it up! This is nutsedge, also known as nuts grass. Despite its name, the bulbs on the end of the weed aren’t nuts, but small tubers. Nutsedge is notoriously hard to…

How Does Soil PH Affect Hydrangeas?

How Does Soil PH Affect Hydrangeas?

Hydrangeas are a very popular flower, coming in ranges of blue, purple, pink, and white. Except for a few hydrangea species, the PH of the soil will determine the color of your flowers. Acidic soil (PH of 6.5 or below) will produce…

Do You Know These Landscape Pests?

Do You Know These Landscape Pests?

Are you aware of these common landscape pests?

It’s good to know what you’re looking at when something goes wrong with your plants. Sometimes damage is caused by disease, incorrect watering or amount of sun. Insects that feed on your plants are also a reason for concern.

Plant of the Week: Native Butterfly Milkweed

Plant of the Week: Native Butterfly Milkweed

Our plant of the week is the Asclepias tuberosa, also known as butterfly milkweed. This bright orange flower is native to Louisiana, and does well in central, west, and north Louisiana. Native milkweed species attract pollinators such as butterflies and bees. Milkweed plants are also the sole food source of…

Looking for Fast and Free Estimates?

Looking for Fast and Free Estimates?

Are you looking for a fast and free estimate for lawn and landscape work? Do you want reliable customer service that focuses on clear communication? Our account managers will work with you to make a custom estimate based on your needs, while making things as easy as possible for you!

Sprinkler System WiFi Controllers

Sprinkler System WiFi Controllers

We hope you’re safe and dry after the storms we’ve had lately. We wanted to remind everyone about WiFi controllers for your sprinkler system.
No one wants to be that person that’s watering their yard during the rain. WiFi controllers connect to…

Don’t Sweat: Summer Yard Work Made Easy

Don’t Sweat: Summer Yard Work Made Easy

Tired of trimming your bushes? Sick of pulling weeds every week? You can beat the heat this summer and leave your landscape to the pros. Big or small, tidy or overgrown-we can handle it. Our account managers are here to make sure your job is catered to you and your budget!

Plant of the Week: Coral Bark Japanese Maple

Plant of the Week: Coral Bark Japanese Maple

Happy Thursday! We have a new series called “Plant of the Week”, where we highlight a unique plant once a week. Maybe you’ll find a new favorite!
Today we’re looking at the Coral Bark Japanese Maple, also known as Acer palmatum ‘Sango-kaku’. This tree is striking due to its lime green summer leaves, orange fall leaves, and bark that turns red in winter. Instead of…

5 Facts About Cicadas

5 Facts About Cicadas

Periodical cicadas have started emerging across the country, so here are 5 interesting facts about cicadas.
Many are excited about 17-year cicadas, which are found across the Southeast and Midwest, although in Northwest, LA we have 13-year cicadas emerging.
Cicadas do not bite or sting, and pose little to no threat to humans. They’re considered…

Why Choose Native Plants For Your Landscape?

Why Choose Native Plants For Your Landscape?

A state’s native plants are vital to maintaining a healthy ecosystem. Luckily, Louisiana has a range of beautiful plants to choose from if you’re interested. Native plants attract local wildlife for food and shelter, as well as pollinators. They’re also adapted to our environment already, which makes them hardier and easier to care for when compared to non-native species. Lastly, including…

Sprinkler System Timers

Sprinkler System Timers

With the rain we’re having, it’s important to make sure you’re in control of your sprinkler system. If your system has a timer, you can set run times for each zone of your yard, as well as your flower beds. Most systems allow you to control the days and times, as well as…

Crabgrass vs Dallisgrass

Crabgrass vs Dallisgrass

Do you know the differences between Crabgrass and Dalligrass?
It can be hard to tell the difference, but we wanted to give some tips on identifying each. It’s important to know which…

What’s In Your Fertilizer?

What’s In Your Fertilizer?

Do you know what’s in your fertilizer? If not, it’s worth looking into before choosing what kind to go with. Here’s Garrett with how we choose ours and time our applications for the healthiest possible grass.

Why We Stress Termite Inspections

Why We Stress Termite Inspections

Why do we recommend termite inspections? To prevent this type of damage.
This is what happens when termites are allowed to feed on part of the home. This damage is visible, but sometimes termites eat the inside of wooden structures, allowing…

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