Tag: Tree and Shrub Care

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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Tree & Shrubs

3 Reasons to Fertilize Trees in the Fall

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Trees are a crucial part of any landscape. While you might think they’re self-sustaining, that’s not necessarily the case. Trees require a great deal of care and maintenance, and if you want them to be the best they can be, then it’s time to give Nature’s Select Triangle a call. We have tree maintenance programs […]

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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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Pest Control

Japanese Beetles: 3 Facts You Should Know

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According to the Old Farmer’s Almanac, Japanese beetles are among the most troublesome pests for homeowners. These common lawn pests chew through just about any vegetation, including your favorite rose bush. Japanese beetles make even the healthiest tree look dead, which is why Nature’s Select Piedmont gets so many calls for help. Our tree and […]

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Tree & Shrubs

4 Tips for Choosing a Healthy New Tree

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Planting new trees on your property is a big project, as well as a long-term investment. Many homeowners don’t know what to look for in a healthy young sapling, so they come to us at Nature’s Select Sandhills. Our experience in tree and shrub care makes us a reliable source for all your tree-related needs. […]

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Tree & Shrubs

3 Tips to Fertilizing Shrubs

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Spring is upon us, and you might be getting ready to plant some new flowers and shrubs. While most mature trees don’t require much maintenance, your newly planted shrubs will require some extra care. This care and maintenance also includes fertilizing in the right way. Taking proper care of your young shrubs can really pay […]

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Tree & Shrubs

4 Fastest Growing Shrubs in North Carolina

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Landscape shrubs add a level of appeal and privacy to many lawns and flower beds. For many homeowners, shrubs provide a natural, clean way of keeping out unwanted guests without the use of a physical fence. Yet, many people plant bushes that grow slowly, resulting in frustration. However, there is good news. Some shrubs grow […]

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Tree & Shrubs

3 Things to Do If Your Trees Are Covered in Ice

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Wintertime brings plenty of cold wind, snow, and ice. While the icicles hanging from trees might look charming and decorative, they can actually cause damage to your foliage. While you can’t control Mother Nature and all that she throws our way here in the Sandhills area, you can clean up afterward to save your landscaping. […]

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North Carolina

3 FAQs about Winter Burn

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Winters in Piedmont, NC, can be brutal. Temperatures drop drastically and cause tremendous stress for shrubs and evergreens. Proper winter care is essential to ensuring your trees make it through the winter and emerge in the spring without winter burn. Most people assume that the evergreens and boxwood shrubs are hardy and built for cold […]

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Tree & Shrubs

Autumn Tree & Shrub Care

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It’s not uncommon for homeowners to worry about their grass, but overlook the health of trees and shrubs. However, these living structures are an important part of your property, and taking care of them ensures that everything else on your lawn remains happy and healthy. Depending on the season, Nature’s Select Sandhills has specific programs […]

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