Rain, Rain, Go Away!

By Judy Yohe Here we go again – 2019 has started off with thunder showers by mid-February and a forecast for more! Last year, Georgia had the second highest rainfall …

Weed Control

By Judy Yohe Landscape maintenance providers have several tools in their toolbox, but one of the most important is herbicides.  Understanding Weeds The first thing property managers need to understand …

Tips When Mulching

By Judy Yohe Had Shakespeare’s question been “To mulch or not to mulch?”, Hamlet’s soliloquy would definitely have been much shorter and far less eloquent. For the mulch question, the simple …

5 Winter Pruning Tips

By Judy Yohe Winter may seem the worst time of year to prune trees. After all, they are bare, and pruning them back just makes them look even more fragile and …

Top 5 Landscaping Blogs And Websites in 2019

By Christina Howard SKB Industries highlights the best landscaping blogs from thousands of top Landscaping blogs world wide.  Total Landscape Care About Blog: The leading information source for the landscaping industry …

Fertile Soil, Happy Lawn

By Judy Yohe Did you know that lush, green, healthy turf begins with healthy soil? To thrive, your grass relies on fertile soil that is rich in the proper nutrients. If the …

Go Green

By Judy Yohe “Go Green” is more than just a tag line here at SKB Industries. One of the more interesting ways we recycle is by repurposing irrigation controllers. Usually, …

5 Landscape Design Mistakes

By Christina Howard As every property manager knows, your business’ landscape is one of the first things your customer sees. Although it is important to have a beautiful landscape design …

Crape Myrtle Pruning

By Christina Howard Across the southeast, there seems to be a continuation of improper crape myrtle pruning occurring. Many horticulturists and home gardeners refer to the unwarranted topping of the …

Changing Your Landscape With The Season

By Christina Howard Each season is unique in that it presents its own set of challenges and issues for your landscape. Knowing what these issues may be can help maintain …