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5 Steps to Successful Spring Flowers

5 Steps to Successful Spring Flowers

Flowers are a universal symbol of spring. How will the flowers look in your own yard this spring? To ensure your flower beds are planted with the best chance of success in our rather temperamental Georgia climate, we have a few suggestions. GLM Landscape recommends the following to avoid flowers that are late to bloom,… Continue reading

The Benefits of Using Gravel Around Your Home’s Foundation

When it comes to choosing a landscaping material to use around your home’s foundation, there are several options to choose from. You’ll need to carefully consider the aesthetic impact of your material as well as its important need to protect the foundation. Gravel is a top choice to add curb appeal as well as safeguard… Continue reading

Creating a New Lawn: Sod or Seed?

Lush lawn in front of a residential home.

We all want a lush, green and manicured lawn. An attractive turf can instantly boost the curb appeal of your home or serve as a positive first impression for your business. When it comes to a new lawn, however, you’ve got two main ways of establishing it – seed or sod. While both grass seed… Continue reading

Protecting Your Winter Turf

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When it comes to hibernation, you probably think of bears. But did you know that your grass hibernates in the winter too? This is more commonly referred to as the dormancy of your lawn. While it is easy to assume that hibernation and dormancy means sleep and “being left alone,” there are some things you… Continue reading

Could a Dry Creek Bed Save Your Soggy Yard?

Does one hard rain render your lawn off-limits for several days? A soggy yard or pools of standing water throughout your landscape could indicate a drainage problem. If water is not properly dispersed or can’t drain easily after a downpour, it can sabotage how you use your outdoor space as well as its health and… Continue reading

Why Compost?

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Did you know that your lawn may need more than just water, sun and fertilizer? Compost is also important. In fact, it may be just what the doctor ordered for your lawns recovery and sustainability. What is Compost? Compost ensures your lawn and garden get the organic matter it needs to stay healthy. Compost involves… Continue reading

The Pros and Cons of Bermuda Grass

Have you ever coveted the lush, green grass on a golf course and wished your own yard could look that good? You are not alone. The grass used on most golf courses in the United States is Bermuda grass, and it is considered one of the most attractive and popular types of grass. While there… Continue reading

Not All Dirt is Created Equal

A person holding a scoop of soil in hands.

Whether it was playing baseball, making mud pies or planting flowers, we’ve all spent time playing in the dirt at some point during our lifetime. What you may not realize, however, is that not all dirt is created equal. In fact, there are many types of dirt, and you may even hear the words “soil”… Continue reading

Top Picks in Decorative Landscaping Rocks

Have you considered adding rocks to your landscape? Decorative rocks are a creative way to make your outdoor space stand out above the rest. Finding the right rocks for your yard, however, isn’t always easy. Here are some of the most common decorative rocks used in landscaping to help you make your selection: Pea Gravel… Continue reading

Beware of These Mulching Shortcuts

soil mixes

Although it can be a dreaded task for many homeowners, laying mulch in your landscape can add aesthetic benefits as well as functional advantages. While there are many types of organic mulch to choose from, they are all designed to keep your yard looking tidy while also helping your soil retain valued moisture for your… Continue reading

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