The Key to Successful Core Aeration

Wednesday, 10 September 2014 by

Core Aeration Our Way!- Now is the time of year to perform core aeration to your cool-season lawn! Core aeration is the only no-till way to relieve soil compaction from your hardened clay, here in the piedmont region. As certified turfgrass professionals, we guarantee results with our core aeration technique as we provide multiple passes

Raleigh Weed Control Update for September 2014 – Raleigh Landscaping and lawn care This has been a tough year for weeds in the Raleigh area. Our weather has been so wet this year that we have worn off our lawn pre-emergents from the spring. This allows crabgrass and basically any seed that wants to germinate,

Aeration in the fall is one of the most important services you can have done for your lawn. Tall Fescue lawns and other cool season lawns need to be renovated this time of year, between September and October, in order to relieve tough soil compaction with Raleigh’s clayey soils. Core aeration not only relieves soil

Mowing Heights are Key to Longevity – Raleigh Lawn Care Every year we see homeowners who love to mow their tall fescue at 2.5 inches.  This may look great and resemble carpet but add a little of our summer heat and the grass will burn fast, foster disease, harbor more weeds, and eat its own

June Aeration Everyone knows that builders these days just slap Bermuda or Zoysia sod down at newly built homes.  This generally means that the lawn has established on rock hard Raleigh clay and it wants to breathe! Core aeration of warm season lawns is a great idea to increasing water, nutrients, and air down to

Update On Warm Season Grasses

Tuesday, 10 June 2014 by

Capital City Groundskeeping knows warm season grasses Warm season grasses, Bermuda and Zoysia, have struggled this year up until now. Sod farms have had a difficult time harvesting the sod due to the grass being slower to mature from a cold winter and spring. We also saw a much higher disease rate than we previously