Lawnshavers offers mulch service throughout Cumming, GA and surrounding Forsyth County. Why Mulch Is Used In Flowerbeds There are a number of reasons mulch is used in flowerbeds and landscapes. First, it just looks good! Even if you don’t enjoy working in your yard or gardening, you know a crisp, clean lawn when you see one.  There’s just something about a well-manicured lawn with rich green grass, bright flowers, and well-pruned plants contrasted by the pop of a well-maintained flowerbed. But not only does mulch look good, it also plays an important supporting role in the health of your flowerbeds. It moderates the temperature of the soil, retains and regulates soil moisture, and prevents many weeds from invading the areas around your decorative shrubs and flowers. Lastly, it  provides organic nutrients for your plants as it breaks down. Types Of Mulch When planning your landscape beds, one of the first…

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Lawnshavers offers Bermuda, Fescue, and Zoysia aeration service throughout Cumming, GA and surrounding Forsyth County. What is Lawn Aeration? The dictionary lists aeration as “exposing the action or effect of air, or causing air to circulate through.” That is exactly what aeration is for your lawn – exposing the action or effect of air on your soil. Lots of products and substances might be aerated for various purposes. Wine, grain, and fish tanks all benefit from the process of moving air through them. For our purpose we will be discussing aerating your lawn or turf, and to provide a more practical definition, we will be discussing the process of creating holes in your soil that provide an assortment of benefits to your lawn. Why Aerate Your Lawn? When your soil becomes compacted (compressed), water and nutrients do not travel through the soil as well. It can prevent adequate root growth…

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Why Choose Pine Straw Mulch For Your Landscaping Design In Cumming, pine straw is a popular choice for landscape design. There are multiple reasons it makes a great mulch for this area: 1)      Pine straw is a more cost effective option than other mulches 2)      Pine straw is a natural, renewable, and sustainable mulch product 3)      Pine straw benefits your soil in multiple ways including insulating plant roots, conserving moisture/preventing dry out, and preventing erosion. 4)      Pine straw breaks down slowly and requires less frequent application to keep it looking good 5)      Pine straw does not change the pH of soil 6)      Pine straw does not require the destruction of trees 7)      Pine straw does not wash out of your landscape bed like other mulches 8)      Pine straw is low maintenance 9)      Pine straw prevents weeds 10)   Pine straw is visually appealing in the south as pine trees are common…

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How Does Lawnshavers’ Dog Waste Pick Up & Removal Service Work? Note: To request a quote for dog waste removal, visit our homepage. There are a lot of reasons why it’s not good to leave dog poop to decompose in your yard. It attracts all sorts of problems – disease, bugs, and smells – to name a few. But most people just wanted it cleaned up because “Seriously who wants to live with or clean up the poop all around their house?” Nobody wants to do it. Except us!! (ahem, not that we love poop, but we are a lawn care business after all). We got tired of stepping in poop while mowing lawns and we realized it was a service that just made sense. So here’s how we do it: We visit your property each week We pick up the poop We dispose of the poop You have a…

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