Lawn Maintenance for Healthy Landscapes

We all know a healthy landscape when we see it, but do you know why? The rules are pretty simple: Water, sun, fertilizer and maintenance!

Lawn maintenance for healthy landscapes starts with preparation and research of the property. Followed by knowledge of proper maintenance techniques and implementations to use during each season. Finally, dedication and commitment from maintenance crews are vital to the upkeep of the landscape.

Proper lawn maintenance keeps your landscape healthy and looking its best! As a commercial landscape company, we create a unique landscape maintenance plan geared towards your property to ensure the success of the landscape. To help understand more about this process, you may have to change your mindset on landscape care. Taking the time to discover the basics of lawn maintenance and why it’s so vital for growing a healthy landscape can and will help!

Although we only service the Georgia region, some of these tips and guides will help with the understanding of turf, soil, fertilizing, mowing, pesticides and much more!

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 …

Lawn Care and Cold Weather

By Christina Howard Weed Prevention Fall is one of the best times to start weed prevention on some of the most difficult weeds that grow throughout turf and in plant …