Category: North Carolina

Tree & Shrubs

How to Prepare Your Garden for a Warmer Winter

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A warm winter is upon us, and while it may be nice not to have to worry about shoveling snow, the warmer weather can have an adverse effect on evergreen shrubs and trees. It’s important for homeowners to understand how a warm winter impacts their garden so they can take the necessary steps to keep […]

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Chapel Hill

Spotting the Early Signs of Grubs

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Grubs are an unwelcome sight on any lawn, and the best way to get rid of them is to act quickly. That’s why it’s important for homeowners to know the early signs that grubs are present. Here at Nature’s Select Triangle, we know that not everyone has a trained eye. So, we’re dropping some big […]

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Lawn Disease

Is Lawn Fungus Harmful to Pets and People?

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If you’re a homeowner living in North Carolina, chances are you’ve seen the beginnings of lawn fungus at some point. Fungi can take on many forms, from mushrooms to patches of yellow or brown grass. While they can look concerning, not all of them pose a threat to your family and pets. So, let’s explore […]

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Biological Lawn Care

Debunking 5 Myths about Organic Lawn Care

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From reducing chemical runoff and protecting local ecosystems to saving money and promoting healthier soil, organic lawn care offers many advantages. However, there are still many misconceptions and myths surrounding organic lawn care that can prevent homeowners from taking advantage of it. So, Nature’s Select Triangle is here to debunk five of the most common […]

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Boxwood Care

Boxwood Care: A Beginner’s Guide

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If you are lucky enough to have boxwoods in your garden, then you know just how beautiful they can be. Boxwoods add a touch of elegance and sophistication to any landscape. However, boxwoods can be a little tricky to care for, especially if you are a beginner. Thankfully, Nature’s Select Piedmont is here to discuss […]

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Lawn Care

3 Lawn Care Tips for New Homeowners

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Welcome to your new home! As a new homeowner, there is so much on your to-do list, so it’s easy to overlook some things. But Nature’s Select Sandhills reminds you that the outside of your home is just as important as the inside. So, we’re dishing out our top three lawn care tips for new […]

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Care & Maintenance

Needle Drop: Why Are My Spruce Trees Losing Their Needles?

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Have you been outside recently and noticed that your spruce trees are losing their needles? Don’t worry, you’re not the only one. Needle drop is a common problem this time of year. Below, Nature’s Select Sandhills discusses why this happens and when you should be concerned.

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Biological Lawn Care

3 Reasons Why Leaves Should Stay on the Ground

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Leaves are an important part of the autumn landscape. They provide a splash of color and add to the overall beauty of the season. However, there is one big question that remains: should leaves stay on the ground or be picked up and disposed of? Nature’s Select Piedmont explains three of the many reasons leaves […]

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Biological Lawn Care

Do Earthworms Go into Hibernation?

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Do earthworms go into hibernation? This is a question that many people have asked, but the answer is not clear. Some people believe that earthworms burrow their lawns and go into a state of hibernation in the winter. Others believe that they remain active all year long. Below, Nature’s Select Triangle explores both sides of […]

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Care & Maintenance

What is the Best Mulch for Trees?

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Fall is a great time to take care of your trees! Trees need to prepare for winter, and there are some things you can do to help them out. Make sure to trim any dead branches, water regularly, and add mulch around the tree’s base. But, how can you choose the right mulch? Nature’s Select […]

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