Category: Lawn Care

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

5 Fun Facts About Ladybugs

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There are about 5,000 different species of ladybug around the world. But the most common here in North America is the ever-popular shiny red one with seven dots. Most people love ladybugs for their delicate looks and harmless demeanor. Farmers especially love ladybugs since they consume aphids and other tree- or shrub-destroying insects. Yet, there’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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3 Must-Know Facts About Centipede Grass

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Centipede grass was first introduced in the United States in 1916. Originating from China, this grass is mostly found in the southeastern US and Hawaii. Unfortunately, centipede grass has a bad reputation as a weed because of its look and texture. Still, with proper lawn care, fertile soil, and optimal weather conditions, this grass can […]

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Lawn Care

3 Things Your Lawn Is Trying to Tell You

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You can learn a lot from your grass if you just pay attention. Yet, learning the language of your lawn isn’t easy, and many homeowners fail. That’s why so many of them turn to Nature’s Select Piedmont for help. Our lawn care experts work with nature, not against it, to give you the best-looking yard […]

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Lawn Care

Brood X Cicadas: 4 Things You Need to Know

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Cicadas emerge every year, and 2021 is the year of Brood X. As a part of the Megacicada family, these flying insects have spent the last 17 years below ground, sucking sap from tree roots. Experts expect Brood X to emerge sometime between now and mid-May in about 13 states, including right here in North […]

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Pest Control

3 Helpful Lawn Insects

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Does the sight of any bug in your lawn send you running in the opposite direction? If you nodded your head in agreement, then you’re not alone. Many people go scrambling for the bug killer when they spot an insect, but that shouldn’t always be the case. While not all lawn insects are beneficial, there […]

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Aeration

3 Post-Aeration and Seeding Steps

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Aeration and seeding are two of the most important steps you can take in the spring or fall to ensure a lush, green lawn. By aerating your yard, you introduce more oxygen and essential nutrients into the soil. Seeding your lawn will promote new grass and help improve your yard’s look and feel. However, your […]

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Lawn Care

5 Hard-to-Control Weeds

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Weeds can be a pain to get rid of, especially if they’re widespread. Additionally, not everyone has the time or patience it takes to pull weeds every weekend or during the week. That’s probably why so many homeowners turn to Nature’s Select Piedmont for help. We use techniques and products that work with nature, not […]

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Lawn Care

3 Facts About Bermuda Grass

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If you own a home, then you know there are several different lawn grasses to choose from. Reading about all of your options can be overwhelming, and you could end up spending more money than necessary on a grass that won’t do well in the climate here in North Carolina. Here at Nature’s Select Piedmont, […]

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