Customer Education for National Lawn Care Month

April isn’t just the first real month of spring, it’s also National Lawn Care Month. We don’t provide lawn care services at 3am Growers, but that doesn’t mean we don’t know the importance of a healthy lawn. Good landscaping is crucial to healthy trees and shrubs. Now is a great time to educate your customers about the benefits and importance of fertilizing to yield the best blooms in the springtime. Fertilizer can be tricky to…

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Spring Highlight: Cleopatra Camellia Shrubs

Spring is finally here to stay, and that means it’s time to highlight some of the best plants for the season. Let’s talk about one of our favorites here at 3am Growers: the Cleopatra Camellia shrub! Like its name would suggest, the Cleopatra Camellia is absolutely lovely. Its flowers are showy and abundant, with a rich rosy-pink color, and its foliage is rich, glossy, and evergreen. Your customers will be delighted by the combination of…

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Winter Lawn Care Checklist

Spring may seem like it’s still a long way away, but from a lawn care standpoint, it’s right around the corner. February is a great time to start preparing your yard - and maybe even taking a look at some of the new trends in landscaping. Check out the 3AM Growers Lawn Care Checklist to see if you’re on track for a healthy spring lawn! Get it Tidy! First things first: is there junk on…

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Planting Trees and Shrubs: A Guide

Now that February is here, it’s time to get busy planting! This is a great time to plant almost everything, so at 3AM Growers we’ve put together a guide to planting trees and shrubs. A Guide to Planting Trees and Shrubs First of all, make sure you select the right tree for your lawn. This decision is crucial, so don’t neglect proper research! You’ll want to take soil conditions, space, climate, and underground conditions into…

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Don’t Murder Your Myrtles!

If you have crape myrtles in your yard, you’re not alone--these beautiful trees are very popular in the American Southeast, and whether you spell it "crape myrtle" or "crepe myrtle", it’s easy to see why so many people love them. They have beautiful flowers, lovely fall colors, and even attractive bark. Crape myrtles are best pruned in the winter because those beautiful blossoms only come from new growth. Before you pick up the pruning shears,…

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Landscape and Garden Trends in 2018

Landscaping is timeless in a lot of ways. After all, moving trees around isn’t easy, so it makes sense that most yards would resist being overly trendy! That being said, there’s plenty of room for seasonal and yearly variation in landscaping--and yes, even for following trends. Check out the top landscaping and gardening trends for 2018! Smaller Gardens. If space is at a premium in your yard, don’t panic. Designing a small garden takes a…

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Have a “Holly,” Jolly Christmas with 3am Growers!

Christmas is our favorite time here at 3am Growers in Tallassee, Alabama. And with holiday spirit in the air, we love seeing everyone’s Christmas decorations this time of year. A lot of decorations are put out for simple beauty, but some carry special symbolism that represents the holy renewal of love and light during the Christmas season. One of our favorites here at 3am Growers is the holly bush. In a time when other plants…

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Avoid These Three Fall Landscaping Mistakes

As fall deepens and we start getting ready for winter, you’re probably thinking about how best to take care of your home and family during the colder months. Don’t forget about your outdoor spaces! While you’re preparing for winter, don’t make these 3 fall landscaping mistakes.  Overwatering in the fall is a huge mistake. Since it gets colder at night, the grass never truly dries out, which can cause Brown Patch Fungus much more quickly…

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How to Treat Your Trees & Shrubs During the Fall Season

Summer is long gone, and winter is right around the corner. People are crossing their fingers, hoping that their summer lawn care was enough to last through winter. But is it really luck? Or are there ways to ensure beautiful, blossoming trees and shrubs come spring? The team at 3am Growers knows that with a little tender love and care, your trees and shrubs will look beautiful in spring 2018! Check out a few ways…

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Why You Shouldn’t Prune Trees During the Fall

Leaves are changing color and falling to the ground. But, before you get your pruning shears out, it’s important to know tips and tricks to ensure that you’re not damaging your trees. The team at 3am Growers put together our best tips to help you know how to prune! Contact us today if you have any questions. We would love to help! Trees and plants bring so many benefits to your home and property. So,…

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