Is your Zoysia grass having a problem greening up this spring?

Zoysia grass is a very durable and sustainable turf, but it has some downfalls, especially coming off our wet winter.  Some areas in your yard may not be greening up as normal and may appear dead.  This is being caused by Zoysia Brown Patch. Zoysia Brown patch is the most damaging disease to Zoysia. Excessive moisture and high nitrogen fertility levels often lead to the outbreaks. The disease … [Read more...]

Ambrosia Beetles are a serious problem in the landscape.

We have a menacing pest that has caused more damage over the last 10 years to the landscape trees than any other insect in the Atlanta area. This random and non selective pest preys on unsuspecting trees.  It lays it’s eggs on the bark and then the larvae bore into the tree.  At this point, it is certain death of the tree. Home owners have a few products available to them that contain the … [Read more...]

Great botanical garden to visit if you’re in North Carolina!

The Sarah Duke Botanical Garden in Durham, North Carolina is on the campus of Duke University. This garden was once a rock quarry that was converted into a beautiful plant exhibit. I would definitely recommend coming in early spring and again in the fall to enjoy the seasons of color and the many unique plants that offer a beautiful rolling landscape. With terrace gardens, woodland paths, … [Read more...]