What Happens to Grass in the Winter?

November 16, 2019 | Fertilization

 In North Carolina, winter is here and many homeowners wonder what exactly happens to their grass during these cold months. Does it die? Go dormant? What do I need to do to care for it? Our team at Nature’s Select Premium Turf Services, Inc. are experts in all things lawn care, and we love to share our knowledge and experience. Armed with knowledge, you can have a healthy lawn all year long.

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Is Raking Leaves Necessary?

October 27, 2019 | Lawn Care

 Fall colors are in full bloom in North Carolina, and with that comes the question of fall leaf clean-up. Many homeowners feel the pressure to immediately rake their leaves and dispose of them, while others feel that raking leaves isn’t necessary. After all, Mother Nature put the leaves there, won’t she take them away? So what is the answer? Our team at Nature’s Select Premium Turf Services would love to educate you today on the proper way to deal with your fall leaves this year.

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Fall Aeration and Overseeding

September 19, 2019 | Aeration

 Aeration or “core aeration” is the practice of punching small plugs or cores into the lawn in order to create openings in the turf to allow water and air to penetrate the soil. Overseeding your lawn is the process of planting new grass to fill in any bare or worn patches. Our team at Nature’s Select Premium Turf Services, Inc. wants to help you use both essential practices to maintain a healthy lawn all year long.

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Preparing for Fall Lawn Care

August 13, 2019 | Aeration

 Try as we might to hold onto summer, back-to-school season is here. And, before we know it, the air will turn crisp and fall will be here. As the seasons change, so does your lawn’s needs. Instead of growth, it needs maintenance and fall is the prime time to set the stage for a beautiful lawn next year. But, if you’re ready to retire the landscaping tools for the season, our experts at Nature’s Select Premium Turf Services Inc. are prepared to take over. In addition to fall lawn care tips, our expert service will result in the lawn you’ve always wanted!

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Why Fertilizer Is Important

July 27, 2019 | Fertilization

 If you’re a new homeowner, you might not yet be fully accustomed to caring for a lawn. You may think you can skip things like watering and fertilizer, and just let nature do its thing. However, our team at Nature’s Select Premium Turf Services, Inc. is here to tell you that, if you want a lawn to be proud of, it’s going to take some work. Read on to take advantage of our expertise and learn why lawn fertilization is beneficial and necessary for a healthy lawn.

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Horticultural Revolution in Boxwood Management

June 18, 2019 | Boxwood Blight

 With the change in climate and the presence of boxwood blight in the landscape, it is now more important than ever to change pruning philosophy and adapt old ideologies to accommodate current status. Opening up boxwoods to create oxygen flow diminishes micro climates responsible for the promotion of fungus and disease. Visual data suggests that the lack of oxygen availability contributes greatly to the acceleration process of Cps, ( boxwood blight ).

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How to Hire a Lawn Care Service

May 28, 2019 | Lawn Care

 Summertime is so close we can smell it. Weekday evenings and weekends are starting to fill up with plans of baseball games, cookouts, and time outdoors with family. But wait, when are you going to find the time to care for your lawn? If lawn care is starting to get in the way of your summertime fun, it may be time to consider a lawn care professional who can do the bulk of the work for you. That way, you can have your thick, green, lush lawn without missing out on precious warm weather fun. Now comes the hard part, how do you choose the right lawn care company? Our team at Nature’s Select Premium Turf Services, Inc. has put together a few tips on how to find a quality lawn care service.

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It All Starts with the Soil

April 27, 2019 | Fertilization

“If any single aspect of turf management ranks above the others, it’s soil”, says Dr. Nick Christians, an agronomy professor at Iowa State University’s Ames campus. And at Nature’s Select Premium Turf Services, we couldn’t agree more. As you prepare your lawn and plant beds for the spring and summertime, it’s important to start from the ground up, and that means caring for your soil.

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4 Spring Projects for a Healthy Lawn

March 25, 2019 | Fertilization

Homeowners across North Carolina are rejoicing because we’ve made it through another long, cold winter and warmer temperatures have arrived. Spring weather has a tendency to give us the project itch, so you’re probably ready to get your hands dirty. If so, it’s time to form a plan of attack! From fertilization to weeding to mowing, it’s essential to create a spring lawn care to-do list. At Nature’s Select Premium Turf Services, Inc., we are landscaping experts, so let us tackle some of those items on your list so you can enjoy as much of spring as possible!

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4 Tips to Keep Your Trees and Shrubs Healthy

February 11, 2019 | Fertilization

Trees and shrubs are a key elements of a beautiful lawn. They provide shade, places for kids to play, and their beauty continues to change throughout the year. Our team at Nature’s Select Premium Turf Services, Inc. knows you want to guard your investment in your lawn, and the best place to start is by caring for your trees. We’ve put together a list of tips to follow, so you can keep your trees and shrubs healthy all year long.

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