basics of lawn mowing

Basics of Lawn Mowing

Kingsport, TN Mowing a lawn may seem like a no-brainer, but there really is more to it than simply cutting grass. Promier Landscapes has provided a step-by-step guide to help educate you on the basics of mowing your lawn. Whether you are a first-time homebuyer or a seasoned homeowner, check out these useful tips so that your lawn is the …

gearing up for spring

Gearing up for Spring

Kingsport, TN We are still feeling the cool temperatures here in Tennessee, but it is almost time to start thinking about how you will prepare your lawn for spring. Your professional lawn care company, Promier Landscapes of Kingsport, Tennessee, has some helpful tips for gearing up for spring and getting your lawn ready for the upcoming season. Inspect Your Lawn …

Caring for your Poinsettia Past the Holidays

Caring for your Poinsettia Past the Holidays

Kingsport, TN Using poinsettias as part of holiday decoration has been a tradition for generations, but if you enjoy the look of these vibrant plants, here is some advice to help them survive past the New Year. Poinsettias thrive in light—the more light, the better. This light source is needed to help poinsettias complete the process of photosynthesis, thus maintaining …

purpose behind burlap covers

The Purpose behind Burlap Covers, Dormant Pruning, and other tips for this Winter

Kingsport, TN Winter is already in full swing in many locations in the Southeast. If you have not protected your outdoor living space and foliage, then the clock is ticking. You invested plenty of time and money in your outdoor landscape, so it is important to protect that investment. That means maintenance—yes, even during the dormant season. Here are some …

protecting shrubs from winter cold

Protecting your Trees and Shrubs from Winter Cold and Ice

Kingsport, TN Trees and shrubs usually go dormant once winter arrives, but that does not mean you should ignore them completely until spring. Winter can be the most arduous time of year for all types of plants, including trees and shrubs. Winter sun, wind, ice, accumulating snow, and freezing temperatures can damage even evergreen foliage. Your trees and shrubs also …

what not to plant in your front yard

What not to Plant in Front Yard

Kingsport, TN Sometimes the secret to a lush, beautiful outdoor landscape is knowing what not to do. Here are some plants you should avoid planting in your front yard. Bradford Pear  This plant is common in the South but, unless you live on a huge piece of property, this plant is too big for the typical yard. It grows 50 …

reasons to hire professional landscaper

Reasons to Hire a Professional Landscaper in the Tri-Cities

Kingsport, TN Trying to manage your lawn care on your own can seem rather daunting, especially if you have a busy schedule like most people. That is where hiring a professional landscaping company in the Tri-Cities can ease your stress, and free up your schedule. Saving time to devote to family, friends or hobbies are certainly good reasons to hire …

how to block road noise by planting trees and shrubs

How to Block Road Noise by Planting Trees and Shrubs

Kingsport, TN Perhaps you are dealing with street or road noise on your property. The most common solution to this problem is to build a fence, but a fence is not a one-size-fits-all approach, and it may not be something you want in your front yard. A fence also may not be able to be built tall enough to block …

caring for your cool season grass

Caring for your Cool Season Grass

Kingsport, TN By taking some simple measures now, your lawn will be the envy of the neighborhood in no time. Cool-season grasses include Kentucky bluegrass, fescues, and perennial ryegrass. During the cooler months, these grasses grow to their peak. These warmer days and cooler nights of fall are perfect for establishing new grass or to nourish your existing lawn. If …

great bulbs for a great look

Plant Now – Great Bulbs for a Great Look

Kingsport, TN Fall is the time to plant bulbs if you desire a colorful garden this spring! Springtime can make you envy your neighbor’s landscape, with all those beautiful bulbs in bloom, but you have to know when to plant bulbs if you want a colorful garden this spring.  Planting bulbs is not as easy as just purchasing some bulbs, …