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Covering Your Playground: Sand Vs. Wood Chips

Covering Your Playground: Sand Vs. Wood Chips

little girl playing sandbox playground

Whether it is in your personal backyard or in a public park, installing a playground means choosing a groundcover. This groundcover material should be chosen very carefully, as it can impact a child’s safety while using the playground equipment. At GLM Landscapes, we proudly offer both sand and wood chips as popular options for playground… Continue reading

The Role of Compost in a Healthy Landscape

beautiful lawn with green grass

The most attractive lawns are given the best care. Beyond sunshine and water, your yard health can also be boosted with compost. Is compost a part of your lawn care? At GLM Landscape Supply, we are proud to provide top-quality compost to Alpharetta and the surrounding areas. Our compost can give your soil a superior… Continue reading

How to Choose Your Sod

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If you are considering new sod installation, get ready for a dramatic (and instant) lawn makeover. Sod is one of the quickest ways to create an attractive and usable lawn. However, not all sod is created equal, and there are several varieties to choose from. It is important to install the right sod for your… Continue reading

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

Backyard garden with lawn surroub=nded by shrubs and green plantings.

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?

A person scooping compost with hands.

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

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