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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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Why You Should Consider Grub Control This Summer

Posted on June 14, 2021

Those cute little white caterpillars you may have seen while poking around in your garden are not actually caterpillars at all. They’re grubs, and they’ll destroy your garden and your lawn, if you don’t stop them.

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All Of Your Soil Testing FAQs

Posted on May 17, 2021

What are the benefits of soil testing? What exactly does a soil test look for? In today’s blog, we’ll answer these and other common questions surrounding soil testing for lawns.

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2021: Another Year of The 17-Year Cicada

Posted on April 26, 2021

You might wonder if there is anything to be done about this noise. However, that isn’t the case. Some cicadas are on an annual life cycle and reemerge every summer, which is generally the ones that most people are familiar with. However, there is a specific cicada breed, the Brood X, a breed that shows up only once every 17 years. This leads to quite a few questions: Where do they go for that long? Why? What makes them different?

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Flowering Trees That Bring Butterflies To Your Garden

Posted on March 23, 2021

Ornamental trees and shrubs attract butterflies and provide beauty and shade long after their blooms have died off. If you’re thinking of starting a butterfly garden or adding to an existing one, consider some of these lovely fragrant florals.

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Your Spring Lawn Care Checklist For Tennessee Lawns

Posted on February 22, 2021

Spring lawn care can make your head spin. The lawn care experts at Emerald Island Lawn Service are here to make your life easier. For the best lawn care in Knoxville call us today and get on our lawn care program for 2021.

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How to Care for Your Knoxville Lawn

Posted on December 21, 2020

Tennessee may not face snowfall, but we have our share of late autumn and winter problems. Learn how to care for your Knoxville lawn and watch it thrive.

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Common Fall Weeds Found In Tennessee

Posted on November 23, 2020

Weeds are annoying, ugly, and ever-persistent plants that ruin the look of your yard. If you need help battling weeds in your yard call the pros at Emerald Island!

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