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Controlling Fire Ants | Getting Rid of Fire Ants

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Fire ants are a costly and sometimes painful pest, to farmers, especially so, as fire ants make pastures difficult or even impossible to use and fields a danger for anyone working there. Research is ongoing but there are products available now that you might want to consider that may keep the fire ants at bay.

Storing Lawn Machinery for Winter

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A little preparatory maintenance on your gas powered lawn machinery before you store it away for the winter can make a smooth start to next year’s gardening season and perhaps save you money on repairing peventable equipment failures. If you set about working through a few simple procedures, you can relax.

Grub Control for Lawns

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White grubs are major insect pests that feed on the roots of some turf. Quick detection, regular watering and treatment prevent extensive lawn damage.

Winterizing Your Riding Mower

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It's a good idea to winterize your mower at the end of the season, so it will be ready for next spring. Not only is it fairly easy to do, but these few steps will extend the life of your machine as well.

String Trimmer Maintenance

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It's important to maintain your string trimmer so that it will be ready when you need it. The lawn experts at Southern States have some advice for string trimmer care to keep your trimmer performing its best.

Repairing Your Lawn | Lawn Repair Tips

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If your lawn has problem areas due to disease, an accidental fertilizer spill or just an area where the grass plants are thin, Southern States has solutions to fit your needs.

Prepping Your Lawn for Spring

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Spring will be here before you know it: make this year a growth year (grass growth, that is) by taking a proactive approach to prepping your lawn for spring.

Lawn Care - Core Aeration Benefits

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The number one enemy of healthy lawns is compacted soil. Air gets compressed out of the top layer of soil by children's play, heavy rains, foot traffic, parked cars, mowing and construction equipment. It is vital that the soil be opened up so air can enter it. Core aeration can remedy soil compaction issues.

Choosing The Best Lawn Fertilizer

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A balanced application of good lawn fertilizer four times a year helps, but first you need to determine the best lawn fertilizer for your grass & area. Here are some tips and resources for additional lawn care information.

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