Category: Care & Maintenance

Tree & Shrubs

How Do De-icing Salts Damage Trees?

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Winter is stressful for your shrubs and trees. They’re battling the elements, which often include snow, ice, and bitterly cold temperatures. Unfortunately, you could be making winter harder for them by misusing de-icing salts. While it’s important to keep walkways clear so you don’t slip and fall, you should also keep the health of your […]

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Care & Maintenance

3 Benefits of Pruning Your Trees in the Fall

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Are your trees looking and feeling a little overgrown? Then fall pruning is an excellent maintenance method that can dramatically affect the health of your trees. Not only does pruning back branches before winter encourage new growth in the spring, but it can also protect your home and family from any heavy or falling limbs […]

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Boxwood Care

Boxwood Care: 3 Ways to Ensure Your Plants Thrive

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Boxwoods are beloved by many North Carolinians. Not only are these small shrubs versatile, but they also add bright evergreen foliage wherever you need it. However, caring for boxwood isn’t easy, which is why so many homeowners call on Nature’s Select Triangle. We have boxwood care programs designed to help your bushes thrive. Still, there […]

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Lawn Care

Fall Lawn Care: 4 Frequently Asked Questions

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When it comes to your lawn care, there’s a lot to know. If you don’t consider yourself to have a green thumb, then you might struggle with keeping plants and your lawn alive. But don’t worry. Whether you’re a new homeowner or have been caring for your lawn for years, nature can always surprise you. […]

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Bermudagrass

5 Fall Maintenance Tips for Bermudagrass

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Cooler temperatures are starting to settle in. You’ve likely noticed a new chill in the morning air or have spotted the first leaves starting to change. With this change in the seasons also comes changes in lawn care from Nature’s Select Piedmont. These weather changes signify the growing season is over for warm-weather grasses like […]

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Grass Clippings

4 FAQs About Returning Grass Clippings

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Lawn debris such as grass clippings, leaves, and branches, are unavoidable when it comes to lawn care. As people prepare their lawns for the fall, many aren’t sure what to do with their grass clippings. At Nature’s Select Sandhills, we’re all about working with nature and not against it. So, we wanted to answer some […]

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Seeding

3 Benefits of Fall Seeding

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Many homeowners struggle with lawn care and growing a lush, green lawn. Trouble often starts with seeding and knowing the time of year when this is best. While year-round lawn care from Nature’s Select Sandhills is crucial, there are seasons where some chores produce better results. For seeding, many people assume spring is the best […]

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Lawn Care

3 Reasons Lawn Care Services Are Worth It

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Taking care of your lawn is a full-time job. But if you’re like most homeowners, you usually don’t get to the lawn until the weekend. However, there’s so much that goes into it. You have to know about moss, thatching, weeding, fertilizing, pruning, and so much more. If taking the time to learn about all […]

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Weeds

3 Common Types of Plant Bed Weeds

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Your flower and plant beds are the main focal point of the front of your home. You may also have them wrapped around your backyard, creating the perfect oasis. Yet, these areas are often a hassle to manage because of all the weeds. If you’re tired of pulling weeds, then it’s time to call Nature’s […]

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Lawn Care

3 Signs of Lawn Heat Stress

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Every year, you hear that dreaded word: drought. With rising summer temperatures and less natural water resources, it’s no surprise that homeowners struggle with a lawn stressed by the heat. While proper lawn care and maintenance are crucial in the spring, you might still struggle to keep a vibrant, lush lawn in the middle of […]

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