Frequently Asked Questions

Question: Do you service just Marietta?
Answer: No, we service areas throughout West Cobb. Visit our service map to find out if we service your area.

 

Question: Do you charge for estimates?
Answer: No, we do not charge for estimates.

Question: Do you require budget minimums?

Answer: Yes, any non-maintenance services require a minimum budget of $2000.

Question: Do you do just lawn mowing and traditional landscaping services?
Answer: We offer many other services. For instance, we have professionals who can construct beautiful custom retaining walls,        patios, waterfalls, fountains, outdoor living spaces and more.

Question: Do you provide tree removal services?
Answer: We do not have the resources to provide tree removal. We recommend Abor-nomics and White Oak Tree Services.

Question: Do you treat turf weeds?
Answer: Herbicide, fungicide, and pesticide application requires special licensing, which we currently do not have. We recommend, Turf Masters, Arbor-nomics, and GrassRoots Tree & Turf Care, Inc.

Question: Is there a right and a wrong time for lawn mowing?
Answer: Yes, lawn mowing should not be done when the grass is wet (under which conditions disease can be introduced, plus you incur the risk of slipping and getting injured). Also, lawn mowing in the evening puts less stress on the lawn than lawn mowing when the sun is pounding down in the afternoon.

 

Question: Is there a right and a wrong method of lawn mowing?
Answer: Yes. Alternate the direction in which you mow each session. You will thereby prevent your grass from “getting into a rut” (literally). If your lawn mower wheels pass over the same area in the same direction each time you mow, they’ll form ruts over time. Switching lawn mowing patterns also avoids having the lawn mower blade beating at the grass in the same direction every time.

Question: How and why should I sharpen my lawn mower’s blade?
Answer: Every month or two, you should sharpen the lawn mower’s blade. The reason for sharpening lawn mower blades is that dull blades have a tendency to rip grass blades instead of cutting cleanly, leaving grass susceptible to diseases. Here’s how to sharpen a lawn mower blade: This Old House

 

Question: Is it safe to mulch around a house foundation, or does that invite termites?

Answer: Opinions vary on the degree of caution one must exercise when applying mulch near a house. Here are a few articles you can consult: Today's Homeowner, Terminix, About Home

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