February 11, 2015

You should be doing one of two things now to get a weed-free, green lawn:

  • ApplyingCrabgrass Preventer

  • Reseeding/Re-SoddingNote: You cannot do both so you have to decide what your lawn needs more


Applying a Crabgrass Preventer:

  • Early March is the time to a...

February 4, 2015

The amount of fertilizer to apply to your lawn should be determined by a soil test. Pick up a soil test kit at any Pike Nurseries. Once you get the soil sample, send it in through the mail to get the test results. If you have not had your soil tested, or don’t have tim...

January 29, 2015

We all work hard to maintain our lawns and keep our grass looking healthy and happy. A great tool for doing just that is a well maintained lawn mower. Caring for your mower and supporting gardening tools will make your job of frequent mowing easier and keep your lawn l...

January 13, 2015

Whether you live in Atlanta, Augusta or any other city in Georgia, you know the summers can be hot and dry. Is it possible to have a beautiful yard that can withstand the southern sun? Yes, with these tips from Southern States®, you will be well on your way to having a...

October 1, 2014

1. Aphids These tiny pests cause damage by sucking the juices from the leaves and stems of plants, and spreading disease while they do so. They are fairly easy to get rid of -- sometimes all it takes is a strong blast from your hose to knock them off of the plant.


September 15, 2014

How to Treat Your Lawn in the Fall

Keep your lawn healthy in the fall, and learn how to repair your damaged turf with these step-by-step instructions.


After a summer of heavy use many lawns start showing signs of wear and tear by the end of the season. Early autum...

September 1, 2014

The more we discover about synthetic pesticides, herbicides and insecticides the more we learn how unhealthy they are for the environment and the people and animals that live in it. Pesticides can create more problems than they solve.

Spraying garden chemicals to get r...

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