Getting Grass Ready for Fall

Save money and get a healthier lawn by fertilizing properly.

Save money and get a healthier lawn by fertilizing properly.

Autumn is the best time to plant new grass, but did you know that it may not be necessary to fertilize your lawn each Fall? Overfertilizing is actually bad for turf. Check out our yard care page for tips on how you can get a lawn that’s better for the environment and your wallet!


Clean water begins with you and me!

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Canoeing in clean water is more fun

An estimated two-thirds of North Carolina’s water pollution is caused by polluted runoff, also called stormwater pollution. This runoff comes from our streets, lawns, and rooftops. It carries dirt, oil, fertilizer, pet waste, and many other pollutants directly to our streams, lakes, and rivers.

Our waterways provide drinking water, recreation, and fish and wildlife habitat. These uses are threatened by the harmful effects of stormwater pollution.

You can help! Explore this website to learn simple things you can do to help protect our water resources.


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Watershed Facts

Large quantities of nutrients from polluted runoff are the biggest threat to surface water quality in the Neuse River estuary.

Did you know?

The NC Dept. of Agriculture and Consumer Services will test your soil for FREE to determine how much fertilizer you need to apply (call 919-733-2655).

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