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July 26, 2021
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How to Attract Pollinators to Your Metro Atlanta Yard

Here in metro Atlanta, home and business owners take pride in their landscapes. Having a yard filled with trees and a colorful garden is appealing to the eye and benefits our ecosystem by providing food for essential pollinators such as butterflies, bees, and hummingbirds. Here are a few tips and ideas on how you can attract pollinators to your metro Atlanta area property. 
July 12, 2021
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Why You Should Consider Commercial Lawn Care Services This Summer

From tree care to lawn fertilization, the professionals at Environmental Turf Management will get your commercial property look sharp so you always make the sale.
June 21, 2021
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Five Best Shade Trees to Grow in the Atlanta Area

Trees can cool down temperatures by up to 25% making great shade for the hot Atlanta sun. If you are looking to upgrade your business or residential landscape, invest in a few trees and shrubs. Your friends at Environmental Turf Management have provided a list of five of the best shade trees that will grow well in our region.
June 7, 2021
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It’s Time To Fire Up The Fire Ant Control

Nothing ruins outdoor fun like a fire ant infestation. These aggressive bugs will swarm and leave you, your pets, or your family with stinging bites. You may even wind up in the hospital. Here's why it's so important to get fire ant control this year.
May 24, 2021
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Common Weeds in Georgia That Are in Fact Edible

Here in the Loganville, Georgia area, weeds start growing early with our warmer temperatures and high humidity. By May, if we haven't taken precautions, our lawns can be overrun with them. You could add them to your next meal. Yes, most weeds are edible, and many have high nutrient value. Of course, if you aren't ready to add your lawn weeds to your next dinner party, Environmental Turf Management can help with our highly effective bed weed control.
May 10, 2021
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How to Achieve The Perfect Athletic Field Landscaping

Nothing ruins the flow of a game like a shoddy field full of weeds, divets, and pests. If you manage an athletic field, here's what you need to do keep your turfgrass healthy both inside and out.
April 26, 2021
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What Is Emerald Ash Borer and How To Protect Your Atlanta Ash Trees

An invasive beetle named the Emerald Ash Borer is unknowingly sucking the life out of Atlanta's ash trees. The young larvae of EAB feed on the bark's inner parts, preventing the tree from receiving water and nutrients to stay alive. You can help protect your ash and other trees and shrubs with a tree and shrub care maintenance plan from Environmental Turf Management. It provides nourishment, dormant oil, and insect control all your trees need.
April 12, 2021
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This Is How To Get Rid Of Moles In Your Lawn

Moles may look cute in cartoons and storybooks, but when they pay a visit to your yard, they are the most destructive critter imaginable. There are many ways to kick them out and no, you don't have to kill them if you're not comfortable with that.
March 22, 2021
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Lawn Care Checklist: Getting The Most Out of Your Lawn

Before you start with your lawn care duties, it's important to have a plan. Take a look at this list of spring lawn care tips courtesy of the lawn care pros at Environmental Turf Management.
March 8, 2021
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Soil pH and the Importance of Performing a Soil Test

A soil test is a great way to help you better plan your landscape so your trees and ornamentals can perform at their best. Soil pH levels should be between 6.2 and 7.2. Keep reading to learn how to perform your own soil test.
February 22, 2021
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Spring Checklist: Best Tree Care Tips for Georgia Homeowners

Here in Georgia, there are many pests and diseases that can harm or even kill your trees. For the best protection for your trees, call the tree and shrub experts at Environmental Turf Management.
February 8, 2021
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Identifying and Preventing Lawn Diseases in Georgia

Spring is right around the corner in Georgia and that means the threat from lawn diseases is on the rise. Keep reading to learn how to spot and prevent common lawn diseases in your yard.
January 25, 2021

Georgia Bird Watchers: How To Attract Winter Birds To Your Feeders

Attracting winter birds to your feeder is something the whole family can enjoy. Just put out a variety of seeds and different types of feeders and you will have birds flocking to your feeders.
January 11, 2021

Winter Vegetables That You Can Start Planting In Georgia Now

Here in Georgia, we enjoy mild winters that allow us to start planting certain vegetables in the winter. Take a look at these cold-hardy crops that you can start planting in your garden right now!
December 21, 2020

Bring The Outdoors Inside With These Resilient Houseplants

Growing plants indoors is a great way to familiarize yourself with plant care. Take a look at these easy-to-care-for plants that can add interest and beauty to any room.
December 14, 2020

Keep Your Pets Safe: Winter Flea and Tick Prevention in Atlanta

It may be winter but fleas and ticks are active year-round in parts of Georgia. Learn how these pests get into your home and what you can do to prevent them. If you have a pest infestation, call the pros at Environmental Turf Management.
November 23, 2020

Autumn Checklist: Is Your Georgia Yard Ready For Winter?

It’s November already, that means mild temperatures have settled in and our landscapes are in full autumn mode. If you’re a homeowner, fall means a lot of work. Follow the fall maintenance tips below so your yard will look great next spring.
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