How much should I water my lawn?

A general rule is that in the absence of normal rainfall, you should provide 1″ of water per week.  If at all possible, this should be done in one to two waterings per week, to encourage a deep root system.

How to Avoid a Lawn Maintenance Scam

Scams on home repair, remodeling, and lawn maintenance are a real threat to homeowners today. Recently in Kansas, a lawn care company scammed over $78,000 out of five elderly clients using high-pressure sales tactics and deliberate deception. There are several ways you can protect yourself from scam artists running cons as a lawn care business. Here are a few tips from the certified professionals at Magnolia Lawn. Word of Mouth Come springtime, your mailbox will be flooded with brochures and

8 Tips to Reduce Total Lawn Maintenance Service Cost

As a homeowner, saving money on all of the many services you need for your home and surrounding property. One of the ways that you can save money on home maintenance is through your lawn maintenance. There are many ways to save money on your lawn, even if you prefer to have it professionally maintained. Here are 5 good ideas to help you save a bundle on your lawn maintenance service. Start Composting There are lots of things you can

Types of Lawn Mowing Patterns

If you’re tired of a boring lawn and want to give your grass a little bit of flair, one option you may want to consider is mowing so that your lawn displays different patterns. If you’ve ever admired the way the ballparks do it, you know what an effect it can make. Even better, if you don’t like the new look of your yard, it’s very easy to let the grass grow back how it was, or even to try

First Time Homeowners: Best Lawn Maintenance Tips

Congratulations! You’re a homeowner. While you probably received a lot of advice on how to move, what types of materials were best, and how to set up house, you most likely haven’t received the same amount of advice about your yard. As a first time homeowner, it’s hard to know exactly where to start to get your landscaping looking beautiful and lush. To get your green thumb going, here are a few maintenance tips when first starting out. There is

Bermuda Lawn Care Tips

When it comes to your lawn, you want a resilient blade that can withstand the heat of the Georgia summer. Bermuda grass is a tough variant of grass that thrives on small quantities of water and hot climates. While it is a lower-maintenance grass, it does still need to be cared for properly. Whether you hire a lawn company in Flowery Branch to tend your grass or do it on your own, following these tips is the best way to

Revive Your Lawn after a Hot Summer

You’re not the only thing that might be a little bit scorched after a long summer in the sun. Your lawn has been under the hot rays of the season for months. Now with things starting to cool down, it’s time to revive your grass. Follow these simple tips and tricks to ensure that your lawn is healthy and happy following the hot weather of this past season. • Don’t cut your grass too short. While you might be tempted

Spruce up Your Yard with These Summer Landscaping Tips

As summer fast approaches, you and your family will be spending more and more time outdoors. You want to enjoy your yard and feel like it’s a place you can go to relax. The best way to achieve this is to have great landscaping. If you are hoping to have beautiful landscaping this summer, we have a few tips we recommend to homeowners. Check Plants Make it a regular habit to walk around your yard specifically to take a close look

Monthly Lawn Care Maintenance Checklist

Taking care of your lawn is a year-round job in Flowery Branch. The green thumbs at Magnolia Lawn Inc. have put together a comprehensive monthly lawn care maintenance checklist to help simplify your seasonal yard work. January Rake up dead leaves and add them to your compost bin. Trim back tree and shrub overgrowth to make room for new mulch and flora. These are prime areas for termites and rodents to nest. February Avoid excess foot traffic. Walking across your

Best Landscape Lighting for Spring

Springtime is all about sunshine and new life. As your yard begins to come back to life in the warmer weather, you’re going to be putting a lot of work into sprucing up your landscape. This should include some updated landscape lighting to highlight all of your hard work in the evening hours. It will also add a unique, fresh element to your landscaping that will help it stand out from the other houses on your block. Here are our

Spring Crabgrass and Weed Control Tips

When the weather starts getting warm in Flowery Branch, it’s time to enjoy the emerging buds and vibrant green of neighborhood lawns. Having a well-tended lawn shows a dedication to maintaining your property. A healthy lawn is a great place for kids and pets to play. If you’re worried about crabgrass and weeds getting into your yard, follow our tips to nip the problem in the bud. Keeping Your Lawn Healthy The best way to prevent crabgrass and other invasive

After-Rain Lawn Care Tips

The changing of seasons can be stressful enough without having to worry about how a lawn is handling the constant beating of heavy rain. Spring can be especially tough on grassy areas as water accumulates and starts to cause concern. We believe that knowledge is the best way to counter the stress that can come from weather changes and their effects. Some people do not know what to do after a rainstorm to best take care of their backyards, but