Landscaping News

  • Purple Pixies

    Spring is right around the corner. Over the next couple weeks we will be sharing information about some of the plants we like to use. Today’s plant is the Purple Pixie Loropetalum. With its dwarf size and weeping habit, Purple Pixie is a very unique plant. It grows only 1 to 2 feet tall by […]

  • Want that velvety green lawn? You have to top dress!

    Many people strive to have that dark green healthy lawn that is soft and lush and looks like an Augusta National fairway.  Want to know the best trick to get it that way?  Top dress your lawn!  What is top dressing?  Top dressing is the process of adding a layer of organic material to the top […]

  • To Aerate or not to aerate, that is the question!

    In the Southeast, spring is right around the corner!  Trees are starting to flower, Daffodils are in full bloom, what else could you ask for?  How about a green lawn?  That will happen soon enough.  Before your Bermuda or Zoysia lawn green up, there is something that you can do to really help have a […]

  • Basics of Mulch

    Well, now that all the leaves from fall are gone and spring is not far off, it is time to start thinking about refreshing your planting and flower beds with new mulch.  New mulch in these beds has several key benefits that include: Helps to maintain soil moisture. Evaporation is reduced, and the need for […]

  • Landscape Drainage

    Here because you deal with Landscape Drainage issues?  Tired of seeing all of the standing water in your yard?  Isn’t rain wonderful! It brings life to the earth and green to our yards as well as it fills our lakes, rivers and streams …as long as the rain doesn’t decide to move in! Some residential properties […]

  • Green Lawn Maintenance

    Did you know that over 50% of the synthetic fertilizers you put out on your lawn end up in our creeks and streams?  Want to try and help the environment?  Southern Elegance is in the process of implementing an organic fertilization and weed control program.  We are working closely with several companies to put together […]