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Control Overgrowth With Forestry Mulching NC

Do you have overgrown and unusable parts of your property? Are you looking to clear a section of land quickly and effectively, without the use of fire or multiple machines? Forestry mulching in NC is a great tool for controlling the growth of the understory, improving the soil conditions, as well as increasing overall property value. Furthermore, it provides many benefits for wildlife as well as the land itself. All the chippings are left behind on-site allowing them to decompose slowly and release vital nutrients back into the soil.

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Beavers and Muskrats and Geese, Oh My!

Wildlife is lovely to observe in its natural habitat. However, when some species take up residence in stormwater systems, they can quickly wreak havoc. Muskrats, beavers, and geese are especially harmful to carefully designed systems. How do these animals affect your ponds, and what nuisance wildlife control measures can be implemented?

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Benefits To Planting Food Plots on Your NC Property

Planting food plots for wildlife is THE best strategy for keeping wildlife happy, healthy, and on your NC property! Food plots provide vital nutrition for deer, turkeys, doves, and much more. They promote antler growth and solid nutrition for the deer who use them over the year. At our Raleigh, NC retail store, we provide fall and spring plot options with their own mixes that can be planted at different times throughout the year. These plots give wildlife the nutrition they need to thrive depending on the weather conditions outside.

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The Consequences of Leaf Drop

Fall Leaf DropThe leaves on the trees are gorgeous at this point in autumn, creating a landscape of bright yellow, red, and orange. Soon though, the leaf drop will be in full swing. Since stormwater ponds sit at a lower elevation than the surrounding land, leaves tend to end up in them.

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Is It Time for a New Fountain?

decorative fountainA long-time maintenance client was having issues with the fountain that they had in their pond for a long time. The existing fountain line was set to be discontinued by the manufacturer due to better more efficient models available now.

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How Cooling Weather Affects Stormwater Systems

Cooler WeatherSeptember ushers in the beginning of fall, and with it comes milder days and cooler nights. This change from summer’s high temperatures affects stormwater systems in a variety of ways–here are just a few.

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Shoreline Stabilization Project In Morrisville

Shoreline StabilizationWe recently completed a shoreline stabilization project for a client in Morrisville, North Carolina. Over time, the banks along the shoreline of this pond had degraded and eroded. This created steep banks that were not only unattractive but could also lead to further erosion over time.

We see this type of repair on ponds that have steep banks and are not stabilized very well. It can also develop on shorelines that are heavily shaded, with no turf coverage or aquatic plantings to help stabilize the area. In addition, waterfowl, such as geese, contribute to erosion by moving in and out of the pond. The constant travel on the steep banks adds to the problem. There are several methods that you can use to stabilize a steep shoreline or one that has erosion issues. Read on to learn more.  

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Spend Time Outdoors With Our Dock Construction Services

Dock Construction Services With the weather cooling down, now is the perfect time to be outside on the water. A great way to enjoy this time of year is to spend time with your family and friends on a private dock. Whether you use it for fishing or just hanging out, docks provide a simple way to enjoy being on the water.

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Comprehensive Pond Analysis and Fountain Installation

Ornamental FountainA new client contacted us wanting to get some help with their new pond. They wanted to know the overall health of the pond and the water quality. Read on to learn how we got them started on the path to a healthier pond for the fish and wildlife.

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Maintenance Client Upgraded With Aeration System

Aeration Enhances EcosystemAt a pond we maintain in Greensboro, North Carolina, the client wanted to add a feature to their pond that would enhance both the aesthetics as well as add the benefits of aeration. We always recommend aeration as a pond enhancement where practical, because of its many benefits to a pond’s ecosystem. Aeration can help oxygenate the water column, reduce algae blooms, remove foul odors, enhance fish habitat, reduce sediment accumulation, and increase water quality.