Lee’s Nursery & Landscaping Blog

Should You Prune Crepe Myrtles in the Fall?

Crepe myrtles are a favorite tree in our area of South Carolina. If you care for them properly, they'll be a beautiful addition to your yard for many years to come. However, when and how to prune a crepe myrtle is one of the most hotly debated topics among amateur...

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5 Reasons to Add Mulch to Your Landscaping

If you've ever worked with landscapers, you've probably heard them talk about the importance of adding mulch around trees, in flower beds, and to other features of your yard. Mulch helps protect the surrounding soil from the elements and pests that could cause damage....

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5 Good Trees to Plant in South Carolina

While there are some trees you should avoid planting in South Carolina, there are others that are perfect for our climate. The landscapers in Rock Hill, SC at Lee's Nursery & Landscaping have five types of trees that you should consider planting in your South...

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What Is Hardscaping?

As you're thinking about landscaping, you're probably making note of plants, trees, and shrubs you want to put in your yard. But what about hardscaping? If you're not familiar with this term, you may be missing out on an important way to add curb appeal to your...

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3 Ways Landscaping Helps Your Curb Appeal

Curb appeal matters when you're trying to increase the value of your home. This is especially true when you're planning to sell your property. Curb appeal allows potential buyers, neighbors, family, and friends to form positive first impressions of your house and...

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6 Natural Mosquito-Repelling Plants

It's a real understatement to say that mosquitoes are annoying. You know you can put on mosquito repellent to keep these creatures from buzzing around and biting your skin. There are also other, more natural ways you can keep these insects at bay. Adding certain...

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3 Reasons to Avoid Bradford Pear Trees

Bradford pears are beautiful flowering trees. These became quite popular in Southern landscapes during the 1980s and the 1990s because they grow quickly, have showy flowers, and are nice shade trees. Plus, they seem to be a good fit for our climate. However, the tide...

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Avoid These Trees in Your Landscaping

Before you start contacting local landscaping companies near you about trees for your property, there are some important things you should know. This includes knowing which trees to avoid planting altogether. Here are some trees to watch out for according to the...

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4 Design Trends for Outdoor Living

Did this week's warm temperatures get you thinking about spring? If so, you're probably daydreaming about spending time outdoors. Many homeowners choose to add outdoor living spaces on their property that incorporate hardscape design. Here are several trends in...

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