Fertilizing can be a daunting task without taking the time to study the subject. Between determining what fertilizer is best, how much to apply, when to apply it, calibrating your tools, and making sure that you don’t harm the environment, it is enough to make your head spin.
Lawn Maintenance Basics: Watering
We all have heard of water as the molecule of life. All plant life needs water (in one way or the other) to survive and your lawn is not an exception. Georgia weather is always changing, one year we are having a drought and the next we live in a rainforest. These conditions make watering a science and an art. Like with any science or art for that matter, observation is critical.
Lawn Maintenance Basics: Mowing
Everybody wants a lush green lawn. Achieving a lawn that is envy worthy is nothing but the product of following the appropriate cultural practices, time, and a dedicated budget. If you selected the right grass cultivar for your site conditions and the site was prepared correctly, this series on lawn maintenance practices will help you attain the lawn of your dreams.
A Mulchtitude of Options
There are many options when it comes to choosing the best type of mulch for your garden. At TriGem, we have some tried and true types of mulches, aggregates, and pine straws that we like to use in different situations.
When Life Gives you Leaves, Make Mulch
Using a mulch mower to mulch your leaves is one way to add great organic matter to your lawns and beds. Adding leaf mulch to lawns and beds injects them with nutrients that not only improve your soil’s fertility but help Georgia’s clay soil to drain better.
Reasons Why Your Irrigation Zone Is Not Coming On
Troubleshooting why an irrigation zone is not coming on. TriGem Homes and Gardens, irrigation experts in the greater Atlanta area.
Are we in Atlanta or in Chicago? We have had extreme windy days in the North West Atlanta area recently. As I listen to the wind push through the bare oak trees outside, I am reminded that there are still things to be done before spring. Many do not realize that winter is the best…