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
Colder weather is settling into the Cape Fear region, which means it’s time to stow away your lawn and garden tools for a few months. Harsh winter conditions take a toll on equipment, but you can keep it working like new by following these Turf Medic suggestions! Gas-Powered Equipment Items like lawn mowers, hedge and string trimmers, garden tillers, and chainsaws require the most work to winterize. Turf Medic recommends the following for these tools: Empty the fuel tank or add a fuel … [Read more...] about Turf Medic Tips: Winterizing Your Lawn and Garden Equipment