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Attracting Pollinators to Your Yard

Posted on May 18, 2020

Usually when we think of insects what comes to mind is scary, annoying, biting bugs that we don’t want anywhere near our yards or homes. We rarely give a second thought to the many beneficial insects that we depend on to balance our ecosystem. Every plant, flower, and vegetable we grow depends on these beneficial… Read more »

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Boost Your Yard’s Curb Appeal

Posted on July 13, 2020

When you are trying to sell your home the first thing buyers will see is your yard and in real estate first impressions matter. If your yard looks dull and unflattering then people will automatically be less inclined to buy your home before they even step into it. Your yard is part of the package… Read more »

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Brown Patch in Knoxville, Tennessee

Posted on July 28, 2020

Well, it is that time of the year again. From now until the end of September all of our lawns are susceptible to many different turf diseases. All of these diseases are activated by weather conditions that are favorable for their development. The number one problem in fescue lawns is brown patch. (Bermuda, centipede, and… Read more »

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Prepare for Fall With Aeration and Overseeding

Posted on August 24, 2020

By changing your lawn care with the changing seasons, you will have a better turf year after year and ensure that your lawn is healthy from the ground up. For the fall season, that means getting acquainted with core aeration and overseeding

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Spring Weed Control In Tennessee

Posted on April 29, 2020

Here in Tennessee, the warm weather of spring has arrived, and we all can’t wait to get back outside doing the things we love. For many homeowners here, our outdoor spaces are just as important as our indoor ones. As summer approaches, primary living spaces are moved outdoors as we celebrate weddings, graduations, birthdays, and… Read more »

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Summertime Mosquito Control

Posted on June 22, 2020

Summer is approaching, and many of us will be spending these few warm months outdoors. If there’s one thing Tennesseans know how to do, it is throwing a backyard cookout. Whether you are throwing a bash in your backyard or camping out in the woods, there’s always going to be uninvited guests. Namely mosquitoes. These… Read more »

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Why Deep Root Fertilization Is So Beneficial for Your Trees

Posted on September 28, 2020

A proper deep root fertilizer is used to maintain the health of your trees and shrubs while increasing their resistance to injury from diseases and insects. The experts at Emerald Island Lawn Service have the experience and knowledge you are looking for.

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