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Your home is the most valuable thing that you own. It only makes sense that you would want to find plenty of ways to add value to it.
Everything you need to know about how and when to prune, including what mistakes to avoid!
Effective ways to manage leaves in the fall and grass clippings in the growing season on your property.
Don’t leave money on the table by ignoring this key factor.
We’ve all seen it, but what the heck is pollen anyway, why is it EVERYWHERE, and what does it even do?
Are you interested in maintaining an eco friendly lawn? Taking the earth into account when managing your lawn or hiring a lawn care company is important, read on to learn why.
From timing to technique, learn the important keys to your successful pruning plan this year.
Tree and shrub fertilizer is designed to provide additional nutrients to the soil surrounding your ornamental trees and shrubs, allowing them to flourish. Here’s how it works…
One of the most common questions that we get from customers during the early spring is “why is my grass brown and not green?”
Once winter weather has subsided and temps begin to rise, you may ask yourself “is it time to mow the lawn again?”
You see a lot of companies that offer mosquito control, but how does it work, and is it really effective?
From pre-emergent weed control to fertilization to help your turf wake up for the spring, we’ve got the inside track to a healthy lawn for you.
Who’s ready for spring? There is something so refreshing about this time of year. It is the perfect time for a fresh start and to focus on spring lawn care.
Many trees hang onto their dead leaves well into the winter season. As the leaves continue to fall, it is essential to your lawn’s health that you stay on top of them.
It is true, late winter seems like an undesirable time to do anything with the yard. In fact, there are some critical lawn care items to take care of this time of year.
The best time to prune crepe myrtle is in the late winter into the very early spring, depending on your region and temperate zone.
Is your winter landscape looking a little drab? There are some basic winter landscaping tips that you can implement on your property to add curb appeal.
Shrubs are a staple feature in many home landscapes, and with good reason; not only do shrubs provide aesthetic enhancement but they also serve as privacy barriers.
When the winter season begins to set in, it is the ideal time to start thinking about landscape clean up and bed maintenance.
Winter is a surprisingly good time to lay down a fresh layer of mulch!
No matter what kind of holiday decorations that you choose, it is always fun to add a little Christmas curb appeal to your home.
It is common knowledge that frost damage can make many plants and flower varieties meet an unfortunate demise. But what about grass?
What is the quarantine, how does it affect your family, and what you can do about it.
Winter is an excellent time to take care of some of the pruning in your landscape. Many shrubs can be pruned just about any time of the year if you are pruning correctively.
It spends on a number of factors, including your grass type, leaf coverage, and more.
Mulch is a popular addition to any landscape, it not only freshens up the color, but it can also be highly beneficial to plants and soil.
What is the difference between “weed and feed” and “weed control”?
April showers bring May flowers. Isn't that how the saying goes? Well, aside from April showers, if you want to see spring flowers, you definitely need to know when to plant bulbs.
The familiar chill in the air signals that it is time to prepare your lawn for winter.
Many Canopy Lawn Care customers choose to have flowers installed during both the spring and fall seasons. This ensures that their beds always look fresh and full of life!
Irrigation systems can be a great benefit to your lawn and we all know that lawns need regular watering to stay healthy.
Moles, voles, holes, and everything you need to know to identify, plan for, and deal with these critters.
Fall is an important season for lawn maintenance and mowing is no exception. Before you put the mower up for the season, check out our fall lawn mowing tips.
The fall season is a great time to be outside. Both the temperatures and leaves begin to fall and yard work can be an enjoyable outdoor activity.
There’s more than one way to skin a cat, or in this case, decorate a pumpkin! We’re sharing four ideas that don’t involve carving your pumpkin this year!
Are you planning to aerate and overseed your cool season lawn this fall? Be sure to ask your lawn care provider about the quality of seed that they will be using.
Who was Johnny Appleseed and just what did he do to earn that moniker?
Fall is the perfect time to begin to prepare your lawn for winter as well as spring!
The transition from season to season brings a welcome change. As temperatures begin to cool down, the change in colors on the trees above is a sure sign of fall.
Core aeration is a type of cultivation which extracts a plug of turf, thatch, and soil and deposits the plug on the lawn. Did you know? Not all lawn aeration service is equal.
Aeration and seeding is one of the most beneficial lawn care services that you can offer your grass this year, but what you do after your service is just as important.
As temperatures cool down it’s a great time to get out and do a little fall planting & yard cleanup. Even the simplest touches can go a long way towards improving your curb appeal.
Many products on the market claim to be “natural” weed control for your lawn.
Curb appeal does more than simply just add a pleasant aesthetic. It can actually increase your home’s value.
Homeowners that have a cool season lawn may look out their window this time of year and be a little disappointed with what they see.
There is so much to love about the summer season! Your plants and grass love summer too; but as the days get longer and the temperatures rise, plant life can begin to struggle.
Aeration and overseeding is one of the most important things you can do to improve the health of your grass and yard.
Crabgrass is a pesky and persistent weed and can be quite invasive. One of the main reasons that crabgrass spreads so easily is that it is not properly managed.
Learn how to know what to prune and the proper pruning techniques for the summer season.
Mid-summer is a great time of year. Days are longer and seem to call us to have fun with family and friends, grilling out or cooling off by the pool. What about your lawn though?
This may come as no surprise to you, but here at Canopy Lawn Care, we love grass!
Today, we want to help you water your lawn for the best results and in turn prevent brown, dying grass.
Lawn aeration is beneficial for all types of turf. However, in order to be successful, lawn aeration should be completed during the correct season.
Most people do not think much about it, but the way that your lawn is mowed makes a big difference in your overall lawn health.
Learn how you can increase or decrease pH levels to help your plants thrive!
As the days get longer and the summer heat begins to kick in, it is important to pay attention to your lawn care.
Many people know about the benefits of aeration, but are you familiar with the process of dethatching your lawn? If not, you are in the right place! Let’s start with the basics…
Have you noticed a “fungus” growing on your mulch beds recently that resembles dog vomit? You are not alone!
We’re going to cut to the chase- yes, yes it does. All grasses typically benefit from being aerated.
Learn how to identify, treat, and prevent these invasive ants in your yard.
Learn how to prune and get the most out of this popular southern flower.
Have you recently purchased a home? Congratulations! Being a homeowner is one of the most rewarding milestones in life. It can also be one of the scariest!
Ornamental trees and shrubs can add a lovely pop of color to any landscape. But how can you ensure that your plants bloom each season and offer the best color?
You’re doing everything right, and yet weeds are still making an unwelcome appearance in your lawn. Find out why and out you can do about it.
There is nothing worse than enjoying the tranquility of your backyard when you hear that familiar buzzing sound in your ear. Oh, no! Is it that time already? Mosquitoes are back.
You may be surprised at how often this question comes up this time of year...
Annual flowers are usually a cost-effective way to enhance your landscape with seasonal colors. They are great enhancements to any mulch or pine straw bed!
It seems as though the warmer weather is here to stay in North Carolina, signaling an early spring.
The Crepe Myrtle is a signature tree in the Carolinas. Learn how to properly prune these Southern staples!
At Canopy, our Full Service customers enjoy professional pruning services as part of their regular service.
Split application means that instead of applying herbicide in one visit, we do two visits where the pre-emergent herbicide is applied.
Are you wondering when you should apply pre-emergent weed control to your lawn? Or perhaps you are asking – “what is pre-emergent weed control and is it necessary?”
Temperatures are cooling down and the smell of pumpkin spice is filling the air. In fact, you should go grab yourself a latte or muffin while you read up on these tips!
The best time to seed your lawn largely depends on which climate zone that you live in and what type of turfgrass you may have.
Pruning your ornamental trees and shrubs can greatly enhance your home’s curb appeal. It can also improve the health of your plants when done properly.
If you have fescue or cool season grass, your turf is likely not at its best and perhaps even browning out.
The temperatures are still warm, but it’s time to start thinking about fall.
Fall armyworms are a serious pest to turfgrasses throughout the southeastern United States, including North Carolina.
Wood pallet projects are very popular right now, and why not? They are usually free, have character & are readily available. They are also a great medium for landscaping projects.
One of the most common weeds that we are seeing popping up in our customers’ lawns right now is called nutsedge.
Want to start composting, but not sure where to begin? Whether you own several acres of land or a small yard in the city, you can compost.
Are you aware of your lawn’s benefit to the environment? When we think about lawn care and the environment, our minds often immediately jump to topics like water & chemical usage.
Grubs can quickly cause serious damage to your lawn. Learn how to spot problems before they start!
Watering your lawn is an important aspect of your lawn care during summer months.
Brown patch is often confused with burn spots or perhaps pet waste damage in lawns. In fact, the disease is caused by a species of fungus called Rhizoctonia.
If you have lived in southeastern united states for more than six months, you know, we have A LOT of mosquitos.
Now is the time to freshen up your beds to keep them looking nice. If you are reading this, you are likely trying to determine what type of material you want to use in your beds.
Read the low down on how to get ahead of your crabgrass this season!
Real estate in Raleigh-Durham and throughout the Triangle is booming, learn how landscaping and maintenance can help you sell your home faster!
Life is busy. You have work commitments, children to care for, friends and family to spend time with …it seems like the calendar fills up each month faster than the one before.
As you have likely seen in the news in recent weeks, Zika virus has reached the United States. Learn how to protect yourself and your family.
Snow and Ice can be both a danger and a nuisance on a variety of levels. By planning ahead, you can eliminate some of the risks to yourself and your home.
Lawn care is typically a bigger topic during the spring and summer months, when homeowners are worried about mowing and keeping lawns green for outdoor activities.
Your new lawn has carefully been seeded and needs proper ongoing maintenance. Particularly in the next several weeks to ensure the success of seed germination and establishment.
Have you ever wondered in lawn aeration is really beneficial? We break down the ins and outs of aeration and why it may make sense for your lawn.
It’s nothing to be ashamed of if you don’t know your turf type, many people don’t and there are quite a few to choose from!
Watering your lawn involves more than just putting a sprinkler in the middle of your lawn and turning on the hose.
We all know how horrible it is to walk into your home at night, flip on the light and scream at the sight of a massive brown roach running across the counter!
Have you ever had to convince someone to try something new that you knew would be better for them if they just gave it a shot?
Is your lawn looking a little more brown than green these days? There are many reasons you could be experiencing poor lawn health, but here are the top five.
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