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Piedmont School – Athletic Field Renovation

The Piedmont School athletic field renovation project took place in High Point, NC.  This is a small school that specializes in children who learn differently due to a learning disability. Their students range from first grade through high school and they all share the same soccer/multipurpose field for both physical education and their athletic program. GrowinGreen believes […]

Winter Care Landscape Tips

In the Piedmont Triad, we never know what to expect during the winter. We may have snow, ice, spurts of warmth, too much precipitation and even dry spells. Chances are we’ll have mixed bag and while we’re warm by the hearth; our plants will have to weather the conditions. Taking steps to winter-proof your landscape […]

Get Started in Composting

As Tommy mentioned many times, compost and compost tea help plants grow. Here’s some basic information to help you get started in composting. According to the EPA, 20-30% of what we throw away is food scraps and yard waste. These items should be composted. Doing so, keeps these materials out of landfills where they take […]

Fall Landscape Tips

As Thanksgiving approaches, our lawns are seeded, aerated, fed and shaping-up nicely for a terrific spring. It’s time to focus on our landscapes so, here’s a few fall landscape tips: Plant now. Fall is the time to plant bulbs such as, daffodils and tulips for a colorful spring landscape. It’s also a great time to […]

Turfgrass Soil Amendment Study

Tommy Cowett’s On the Lawn setting up a turfgrass soil amendment study. During fall seeding, our team uses a lot of soil amendments to improve the dense heavy clay soils in our area. These tests will help us to identify which products perform the best for the Piedmont area of NC. In preparation, we’ve marked […]

Peak for Fall Leaves

It’s that beautiful time of year, peak for fall leaves in the Piedmont and for most homeowners – a sure sign that those leaves will be dropping in larger volume very soon. As Tommy mentioned during the Love Your Lawn Radio Hour this week, scientific research shows that mowing leaves into your lawn can improve […]

A Lawn Restoration Project

Lawn Restoration is serious business and at GrowinGreen we do not make the recommendation unless it is necessary. A field manager visited a new customer to provide an estimate. The first two photos show what he found during that visit – the lawn was all weeds, moss and bare dirt. One of the worst lawns […]