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Spring landscaping and lawn care tips.

There’s nothing like spring to get people in the mood for landscaping. From flowering blooms to birds singing, it’s a great time to get outdoors and enjoy your porch, deck, and lawn. Check out our tips and advice on how to get the most out of your spring!
Best Pruning Practices in North Carolina
January 29, 2020

Everything you need to know about how and when to prune, including what mistakes to avoid!

Thinking about selling your home?
August 16, 2019

Don’t leave money on the table by ignoring this key factor.

Beyond Pollmageddon 2019
April 16, 2019

We’ve all seen it, but what the heck is pollen anyway, why is it EVERYWHERE, and what does it even do?

The Canopy Core Aeration Experience
September 12, 2018

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.

Natural Weed Control For Your Lawn
August 22, 2018

Many products on the market claim to be “natural” weed control for your lawn.

Maintaining An Eco Friendly Lawn
May 15, 2018

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.

How Do You Prune Knock Out Roses?
May 14, 2018

Learn how to prune and get the most out of this popular southern flower.

Does Tree And Shrub Fertilizer Work?
March 17, 2018

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…

Pro Tips: Early Spring Lawn Care
March 14, 2018

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.

Five Tips That Will Have You Pruning Like a Pro This Season!
March 12, 2018

From timing to technique, learn the important keys to your successful pruning plan this year.

When should I start cutting the grass?
February 20, 2018

Once winter weather has subsided and temps begin to rise, you may ask yourself “is it time to mow the lawn again?”

How effective are mosquito control services?
February 13, 2018

You see a lot of companies that offer mosquito control, but how does it work, and is it really effective?

10 Tips For Spring Lawn Care
February 1, 2018

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.

When To Prune Crepe Myrtle
January 17, 2018

The best time to prune crepe myrtle is in the late winter into the very early spring, depending on your region and temperate zone.

Add Curb Appeal With Winter Landscaping
January 10, 2018

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.

What Is Rejuvenation Pruning?
January 2, 2018

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.

Fire Ant Quarantine In North Carolina
December 4, 2017

What is the quarantine, how does it affect your family, and what you can do about it.

Weed and Feed vs. Grass Fertilization
November 14, 2017

What is the difference between “weed and feed” and “weed control”?

Flower Planting Tips & Tricks
October 30, 2017

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!

How To Care For Your Lawn After Aeration & Seeding
August 29, 2017

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.

How To Treat Crabgrass
July 31, 2017

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.

How to Water Your Lawn for Best Results
June 29, 2017

Today, we want to help you water your lawn for the best results and in turn prevent brown, dying grass.

Mowing Matters! Tips and Tricks For Proper Lawn Mowing
June 9, 2017

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.

Soil Amendments and How They Help Your Lawn
June 8, 2017

Learn how you can increase or decrease pH levels to help your plants thrive!

Is Slime Mold Bad?
May 24, 2017

Have you noticed a “fungus” growing on your mulch beds recently that resembles dog vomit? You are not alone!

How To Identify, Prevent, And Treat Fire Ants
May 11, 2017

Learn how to identify, treat, and prevent these invasive ants in your yard.

3 Lawn Care Tips For New Homeowners
May 1, 2017

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!

How Can I Get My Ornamental Trees and Shrubs to Bloom?
April 24, 2017

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?

Why are there weeds in my yard?
April 3, 2017

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.

Do Mosquito Treatments Work?
March 23, 2017

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.

Why is my neighbor's lawn green and mine is not? 
March 15, 2017

You may be surprised at how often this question comes up this time of year...

Freshen Up Your Landscape With These Spring Annuals
March 10, 2017

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!

North Carolina Weed Control Alert!
March 2, 2017

It seems as though the warmer weather is here to stay in North Carolina, signaling an early spring.

When To Plant Spring Bulbs
February 11, 2017

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.

Pruning Crepe Myrtles
February 3, 2017

The Crepe Myrtle is a signature tree in the Carolinas. Learn how to properly prune these Southern staples!

Pruning Ornamental Trees and Shrubs
December 8, 2016

At Canopy, our Full Service customers enjoy professional pruning services as part of their regular service.

Split Application For Pre-Emergent Weed Control
November 30, 2016

Split application means that instead of applying herbicide in one visit, we do two visits where the pre-emergent herbicide is applied.

When is the best time to seed your lawn?
September 24, 2016

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.

What You Need To Know About Pruning
September 14, 2016

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.

Composting For Your Lawn
July 27, 2016

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.

Japanese Beetles and Grub Control
July 13, 2016

Grubs can quickly cause serious damage to your lawn. Learn how to spot problems before they start!

Top 10 Common Lawn Care Mistakes
May 26, 2016

What you don’t know could be having a negative impact on your lawn.

Should I Use Mulch or Pine Straw?
May 14, 2016

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.

10 Tips For Preventing and Controlling Crabgrass
March 24, 2016

Read the low down on how to get ahead of your crabgrass this season!

Warm Season Grasses Return From Dormancy
March 24, 2016

One of the most common questions that we get from customers during the early spring is “why is my grass brown and not green?”

Can Your Landscaping Help You Sell Your Home?
March 15, 2016

Real estate in Raleigh-Durham and throughout the Triangle is booming, learn how landscaping and maintenance can help you sell your home faster!

Bringing Better Value To Home Maintenance
March 3, 2016

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.

What kind of grass do I have?
June 25, 2015

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!

Tips for Watering Your Lawn
May 27, 2015

Watering your lawn involves more than just putting a sprinkler in the middle of your lawn and turning on the hose.

Pest Control Treatments
May 20, 2015

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!

Pressure Washing: Luxury or Necessity?
May 11, 2015

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?

A Tailored Lawn Care Plan
May 1, 2015

We always see the hurdles with creating a beautiful lawn happen when there is a lack of a plan. It all starts with knowing a little bit about your lawn.

Healthy Lawn Care Benefits Everyone
April 21, 2015

Lawn care is not just to make your neighbors jealous; a healthy lawn is important to the environment.

5 Reasons To Install Pre-Season Mulch
January 15, 2015

Did you know that right now is the best time of the year to get mulch installed?

Spring Lawn Fertilization
January 12, 2015

Why it’s important, what types of lawns can benefit, and tips and tricks for fertilizing your own lawn.

Five Things You Need to Know About Pre-Emergent Weed Control
January 11, 2015

From what it does to how long it lasts, what you should know about pre-emergent weed control as a smart homeowner.

What Can I Do With My Yard Debris?

Effective ways to manage leaves in the fall and grass clippings in the growing season on your property.

A guide to adding value to your home, inside and out

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. 

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Jonathan H., Cary, North Carolina