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What to do about Whiteflies and Lace Bugs

Many species of insects or mites, unfortunately, find our climate quite favorable and attack Little Rock landscape plants. You’ll find three main categories of garden pests: Chewing pests, boring pests, and sucking pests. Today, I’m going to talk about sucking pests. These insects cause damage by removing sap from plant tissues. Symptoms of infestation include…

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When Weeds Attack

The Little Rock area has been fortunate to experience an unusually wet and fairly mild summer, which is great for our plants (and our water bills). But, as is often the case, the bad comes with the good: Weeds! If not kept in check, these pesky plants can very quickly get out of control, taking…

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Lawn Care and Landscaping: What’s the Difference?

You may hear the words “lawn care” and “landscaping” used interchangeably. You might even think they mean the same thing, but they are actually two distinct areas in the industry. Most experts agree that lawn care refers to the improvement and maintenance of turf and landscaping is all about visualizing a picture for an outdoor space and then creating…

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Those Ants are on FIRE!

We’ve all seen the tell-tale mounds where fire ants live. And I’m hopeful that not too many of you have been on the receiving end of one of their bites. Fire ants build mounds in almost any type of soil, but they prefer open sunny areas, which is why you’ll see a lot of them…

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Dealing with Grub Trouble

Lawn grubs are the immature form of certain beetles, such as Japanese beetles or June bugs, which are very common in the Little Rock area. These small, white insect larvae have soft bodies with legs near the head. Unfortunately, their meal of choice is grass roots and organic matter in the soil, which causes the…

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Give Your Lawn Some Breathing Room!

You might not realize it, but every once in a while, your lawn needs to be aired out. Over time, your grass becomes compacted, especially grass that grows in soil with a high clay content or in high traffic areas. As a result, oxygen has difficulty making it down to the roots, which can make…

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How to Get Rid of Crabgrass – for Good

With summer right around the corner, using a professional lawn care service can help you maintain a healthy, lush lawn. One of the obstacles that can get in the way of that goal, however, is the dreaded crabgrass. When it comes to the best landscaping, Little Rock Lawns has the knowledge and years of experience…

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Dogs & Lawn Care: Keep Your Yard Green and Your Dog Happy

If you have a dog, you know that experiencing some degree of damage to your lawn isn’t really a surprise. After all, dogs use the yard for running, rolling, jumping, and playing catch (not to mention a place to do their business), which can be really hard on your grass. Often, you end up with…

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Does Your Lawn Have Curb Appeal?

Spring and summer are just around the corner, which means months of sunshine and time spent outdoors with friends and family. Is your lawn ready? In the fall and winter months, it can be easy to ignore lawn care in favor of other chores or to-dos. But when the warmer days come back, it can…

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