Spring Landscaping Tips for a Beautiful Yard

When Spring weather approaches, it’s time to focus on your landscape care and maintenance. As warm weather arrives, your grass, shrubs, trees and flowers grow at a rapid pace. Proper care and maintenance is essential to prevent overgrown grass and plants, outdoor pests, and diseases that can destroy your landscape. Take a look at some Spring landscaping tips to keep your yard beautiful.

Fertilize Your Lawn and Plants

After a cold winter, your lawn and plants need fertilizer to jump-start healthy, new growth. Fertilizer provides iron, potassium, phosphorus, and nitrogen that encourages plant growth and strong root systems. An organic or slow-release fertilizer works well for most types of grass and plants found in North Carolina climates. When using fertilizer, following feeding instructions and schedules is important to prevent damage. Using a fertilizer that’s too strong or fertilizing too frequently can burn your grass and plants, turning leaves yellow or … Read the rest

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