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Summer landscaping and lawn advice.

Ahhh, summer. Iced tea and cooking out. Outdoor concerts and the Fourth of July. Baseball games and lawn parties. Summer is a great time to get out and enjoy your property, from a friendly game of badminton to just relaxing on the grass.
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!

What Is Wrong With My Fescue Grass?
September 14, 2018

If you have fescue or cool season grass, your turf is likely not at its best and perhaps even browning out.

Natural Weed Control For Your Lawn
August 22, 2018

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

What Is Wrong With My Shrub? Summer Heat Stress On Plants
August 11, 2018

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.

How to properly water your lawn
June 15, 2018

Watering your lawn is an important aspect of your lawn care during summer months.

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.

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.

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?

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.

How To Get Rid Of Moles And Voles
October 13, 2017

Moles, voles, holes, and everything you need to know to identify, plan for, and deal with these critters.

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.

Summer Maintenance Pruning
July 19, 2017

Learn how to know what to prune and the proper pruning techniques for the summer season.

Avoid Heat Stress and Over Watering Your Lawn
July 14, 2017

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?

5 DIY Grass Projects
July 13, 2017

This may come as no surprise to you, but here at Canopy Lawn Care, we love grass!

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!

5 Tips To Keep Your Lawn Healthy This Summer
June 2, 2017

As the days get longer and the summer heat begins to kick in, it is important to pay attention to your lawn care.

How To Dethatch Your Lawn
May 24, 2017

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…

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

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

Does My Warm Season Grass Need Aeration?
May 11, 2017

We’re going to cut to the chase- yes, yes it does. All grasses typically benefit from being aerated.

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!

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.

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.

Pruning Ornamental Trees and Shrubs
December 8, 2016

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

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.

5 DIY Pallet Projects For Your Lawn & Garden
August 26, 2016

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.

Common Lawn Weeds: Nutsedge
July 28, 2016

One of the most common weeds that we are seeing popping up in our customers’ lawns right now is called nutsedge.

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.

Your Lawn And The Environment
July 19, 2016

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.

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!

Brown Patch And Your Lawn
June 15, 2016

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.

Top 6 Questions About Mosquito Treatments
May 27, 2016

If you have lived in southeastern united states for more than six months, you know, we have A LOT of mosquitos.

Top 10 Common Lawn Care Mistakes
May 26, 2016

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

10 Tips For Preventing and Controlling Crabgrass
March 24, 2016

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

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.

Zika Virus and Your Lawn
February 3, 2016

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.

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?

5 Reasons Why Your Lawn is Brown and Not Green
May 4, 2015

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.

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.

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