One of the most sought-after flowers, roses are popular in landscapes across the country. In fact, June is National Rose Month! Despite their popularity, many homeowners in coastal regions of North Carolina may think roses aren’t suitable for landscapes where they live. Your friends at Turf Medic are here to let you in on a little secret though…with a bit of work and planning, rose lovers along the coast can enjoy beautiful blooms all season long! Once you know what qualities to look for and … [Read more...] about National Rose Month: Classic Touches For a Lawn That Pops
If you’ve been maintaining your lawn year round, it shouldn’t need much preparation for the summer months ahead. Turf Medic, however, recommends a few actions to ensure your outdoor space looks great and stays healthy all season long! 1. Mow Like A Pro With the right upkeep, your grass can be the star of your landscaping! Both cool and warm season grasses flourish in coastal North Carolina. Warm season species, like Bermuda, zoysia, St. Augustine, and centipede, however, require more … [Read more...] about Your Turf Medic Checklist For A Stunning Summer Landscape
The arrival of spring is good news for your lawn…for the most part. There are, however, some seasonal pests that are known to terrorize the neighborhood this time of year. But don’t worry, Turf Medic’s got your back(yard)! You may not even know they’re there -- these problem makers often work below the surface of your turf. The results of their handy work, though, appear up front and center and can leave you wondering what to do about these tiny terrors. Below, the Turf Medic team … [Read more...] about Bug Off! Rid Your Yard Of Springtime Pests With Turf Medic
Spring will soon be in full swing in North Carolina! While this is great news for beach bums, outdoor enthusiasts, and green thumbs alike, it also means your yard is susceptible to lawn diseases. The experts at Turf Medic are always here to help when infections attack, but by following the right care and maintenance plan and learning what to watch out for, there’s no reason you can’t keep ailments off your home turf. Let’s dig in! Fight Fungi With Proper Care The root cause of most lawn … [Read more...] about Your Turf Medic Guide To Kicking Lawn Diseases To The Curb!
The North Carolina coast is full of native flora and fauna, giving the area distinctive beauty you won’t find throughout the rest of the state. Turf Medic knows that keeping invasive plants at bay is an important part of protecting this natural habitat and allowing it to thrive. While they may seem harmless, invasive species dominate easily and often take over native vegetation that birds, insects, and other animals depend on for food and shelter. In addition, they can affect the area’s … [Read more...] about Not On My Lawn: How To Keep Invasive Plants In Check