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Does Ivy Hurt My Trees?

Does Ivy Hurt My Trees?

  “Does ivy hurt my trees?” is a question we get a lot. The answer is not a simple one, I’ve tried to break it down for you. I see ivy everywhere, isn’t it a common plant? To be sure we’re talking of the same plant. Here we’re referring to English Ivy (Hedera helix),...

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Summer Time is Armyworm Season

Summer Time is Armyworm Season

Be on the lookout for Armyworms. Yep, it's that time of year to be watching out for armyworms.  If you see large areas of your lawn have turned brown overnight, this could be caused by armyworms. Last year we had a major infestation in the Atlanta area. In the middle...

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Synchronized Fireflies???

Synchronized Fireflies???

Yes, it’s a real thing, synchronized fireflies, or some people refer to them as lighting bugs. These are a species of fireflies (beetles) that light up the bottom part of their abdomen, in a synchronized manner, as a mating ritual. This mating phenomenon only happens...

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Best Irrigation Practices

Best Irrigation Practices

Q. How long should I set up my irrigation system for and how many times a week to water my lawn and beds?    A. This is a tricky question as no two irrigation systems are the same nor are two landscapes the same. What to set your irrigation system at will...

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Automatic Lawnmowers. Are they worth it?

Automatic Lawnmowers. Are they worth it?

Not only are automated lawn mowers coming, they’re here and have been around for a while now. There has been a few of the big manufacturers, like Husqvarna, testing and manufacturing these little machines for several years now. And now there are many companies that...

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Be on the Lookout for Armyworms

Be on the Lookout for Armyworms

What? Army worms? What the heck are army worms? This has been the response I’ve been getting a lot the past couple of weeks. The question asked is; why is my lawn turning brown so quickly? With all the rain we’ve been having lately, the only reason you should be...

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