This Asheville-based landscape architect took his childhood passion for the outdoors and turned it into a career. He explains what you can do to better your own lawn and landscape.
MHI: Are there any secrets to a lush, thriving lawn?
RHP: Soil preparation, selection of proper lawn species, and a proper maintenance schedule based on the lawn selection (mowing schedule, water schedule, and aeration schedule). In many instances, if you have a lawn that is grown or installed on healthy soils, it will do very well on its own. Lower quality soils might require additional fertilization and aeration.