Local Green Happenings

Fire Ant Invasion In Nashville: Could Your Home Be Next?

Maybe you have spotted the fire ant mounds around the Nashville and Middle Tennessee area.  We haven’t seen them invade homeowners landscapes yet, but it may be just a matter of time.

Despite the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s attempt to quarantine the delivery of soil, nursery plants, and baled hay from areas infested with fire ants […]

By |January 26th, 2016|Fire Ants, Landscaping, Local Green Happenings|

5 Foreign Invaders of Landscape Plants in Nashville

Did you know that Nashville and Middle Tennessee has been invaded?

This resource guide to foreign invaders of landscape plants in Nashville and Middle Tennessee is important for any homeowner who wants to keep their landscape looking beautiful and as healthy as possible.

In this guide we will share 5 of the most prolific pest invaders of […]

Downtown Franklin 32nd Annual Pumpkinfest Saturday, Oct 24th

At Acer Landscape Services we’re pumped about the upcoming 32nd Annual Pumpkinfest Saturday, October 24th from 10-6.  Any excuse to get outside and enjoy the awesome blue skies and the cool weather of October is a good one to us.

Downtown Franklin will once again outdo themselves with fun for the whole family all day on […]

By |October 19th, 2015|Local Green Happenings, Tennessee|

Project Feeder Watch Volunteer Training in Nashville,Tn

The Warner Park Nature Center is hosting the Project FeederWatch Volunteer Training, coordinated by the Cornell Lab of Ornithology, on Friday, October 30, 2015 from 9-11 a.m.  This training is for adults only and interested participants need to register by calling at 615-352-6299.  Melissa Donahue will lead the training.  Anyone interested in learning more about […]

By |October 19th, 2015|Acer News, Local Green Happenings, nashville, Tennessee, Tn|

April Is National Lawn Care Month

April is National Lawn Care Month

For many years, the lawn care and landscape industry has recognized April as National Lawn Care Month.  At Acer Landscape Services, we’re excited about that and want to help you have the best lawn possible for you and your family to enjoy. To that end, for the month of April […]

Emerald Ash Borer Damage In Middle Tennessee

On a recent trip to West Virginia, we saw first hand the damage of the Emerald Ash Borer on the Ash tree seen below.  Sooner than later it will be here in Middle Tennessee.  How can you know if your tree is infected?

Visit www.emeraldashborer.info for more information.

 

 

By |September 17th, 2014|Acer News, Local Green Happenings, nashville, Tennessee, Trees|

Acer Landscape Services receives A+ BBB Rating

BBB has determined that Acer Landscape Services  meets BBB Accreditation Standards (see below), which include a commitment to make a good faith effort to resolve any consumer complaints. BBB Accredited Businesses pay a fee for accreditation review/monitoring and for support of BBB services to the public.

Acer Landscape Services  affirms that it meets and will […]

Transformers Come To Nashville-Maybe Even to Your Home!

The 2014 version of the movie Transformers has finally hit the big screen here in Nashville. Maybe you’ve seen it or plan to soon, or maybe your off to buy your own “Bumblebee” Mustang ( I must say they look pretty cool!)

For me, being the plant nerd that I am, the word “transformer” reminds me […]

Q and A With Jennifer Taulk Of Urban Green Lab

 Recently, I interviewed  Jennifer Tlumak, Executive Director of Urban Green Lab, about their organization and about the upcoming events they have scheduled for the summer. Check out the interview below and see how you can get involved this summer and learn more about how you and your family can implement more sustainable activities and how […]

By |June 16th, 2014|cooking, Local Green Happenings, Sustainability|

Urban Green Lab

Acer Landscape Services is excited to share with you information about a wonderful non-profit organization called Urban Green Lab.  UGL is Nashville’s first nonprofit dedicated to improving well-being through sustainable living.

Sounds great but what do they do?

Over the past couple of years, I’ve watched them grow and help the community by offering the folks here […]

By |June 10th, 2014|Acer News, Local Green Happenings, Sustainability|