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Brown Patch in Knoxville, Tennessee

Posted on June 5, 2022

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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These Common Lawn Diseases Are Ready To Destroy Your Tennessee Lawn

Posted on May 25, 2022

The hot summers in Tennessee can wreak havoc on your grass, and sometimes lawn diseases can rear their ugly heads. If you aren’t vigilant, these diseases could spell disaster for your lawn and all your hard work. Know the signs and spot lawn diseases before they cause too much damage. Here is a list of the most common lawn diseases in Tennesee.

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Do-It-Yourself: Mosquito Control Edition

Posted on May 1, 2022

The beautiful outdoors always comes with a caveat, and this summer it is going to be the mosquitoes. These little buggers will eat you alive if you let them – so follow along for the best DIY ways to keep yourself protected this season.

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Spring Lawn Care

Posted on April 29, 2022

Spring lawn care is all about getting your yard prepared for the months ahead. The work that we put into our lawn now will pay off in the summer and fall. When it comes to spring lawn care you want to focus on building the strength of your turf. A strong, thick turf is the… Read more »

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Is Flea and Tick Control Important Even in the Winter?

Posted on February 7, 2022

It’s February in Knoxville and the last thing on your mind is fleas and ticks. After all, it’s winter and it’s cold outside. Truth is, these annoying creatures can still be a threat to you and your pets during the off-season. Learn why and if flea and tick control is still needed and how you can ensure your home, family and loved ones are safe.

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Why Tree and Shrub Care is So Vital to the Health of Your Plants

Posted on January 10, 2022

The trees and shrubs on your Tennessee property are a valuable part of your landscape. Unfortunately, various tree insects thrive here in Knoxville, waiting to wreak havoc on your beloved lawn ornaments. Emerald Island has listed the most common tree pests, the damage they inflict on your Tennessee trees and shrubs, and how a tree and shrub care program can prevent and stop these pesky bugs from causing damage. 

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How To Get Your Trees And Shrubs Ready For The Winter

Posted on November 16, 2021

Winter will soon be upon us and that means you need to protect your trees and shrubs. By nourishing them from the inside, and protecting them from pests on the outside, you’ll give them the best chance of making it to spring.

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Here’s What You Need To Do To Get Your Yard Ready For Fall

Posted on September 13, 2021

With summer drawing to a close, now’s the time to consider how to get your yard ready for autumn and subsequently winter. From dormant oil applications to moisture retention, there are several key things you should do to show your yard a little TLC this fall.

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