Broadleaf Weeds – Overcoming and Preventing

Broadleaf weeds in a home lawn are unwelcome due to the fact they are out of place. A rose bush in a cornfield could be considered a weed. Simply put, when you have something growing where you do not want it, then that can be considered a weed. Additionally, Broadleaf weeds grow much faster than […]

Weed Control Service Needed?

Wondering if you need weed control service? Let’s take a closer look. What is the definition of a weed? The dictionary describes a weed as: a valueless plant growing wild, especially one that grows on cultivated ground to the exclusion or injury of the desired crop. any undesirable or troublesome plant, especially one that grows profusely where it is not wanted. Weeds can cause frustration for many homeowners simple because they take away from the curb appeal of your home. As spring time approaches, weeds will become […]

Crabgrass – What It Is and How to Prevent

Crabgrass: what a funny name. Where did it come from? Here are some interesting facts from wssa.net: For thousands of years, people grew these cultivated grains. It is a genus of about 60 species, grows in the world’s temperate and tropical regions. Many of the species are good forage grasses. Thirteen weedy species infest the […]

Getting Ready for Spring

Don’t let these cool temperatures fool you, Spring is right around the corner. Now is a great time to plan for your lawns needs. Did you know that an early application of a pre-emergent can greatly reduce Spring weed activity by affecting the overwintering seeds before they can germinate? This protective barrier is applied early […]

Cool Breezes Bring Leaf Drop

The cool breezes of winter have arrived in our area and this has created a great deal of leaf drop from our landscape trees. It will be very important to manage all the leaves that fall and cover your turf areas. If left too long, this leaf litter can cause long term damage to your […]

The Gift of Lawn Care

“Dear Homeowner, this is your lawn. I am reaching out to ask you for some help. I am hungry and feel that weeds are trying to grow on me. I have worked hard for the family all season long and would appreciate a winter feeding and weed treatment.” Regards, Your Lawn   Is this your […]

Fall Lawn Tips

You may be ready for the fall, but is your lawn? This time of year we all become very busy, and often times, our lawns are left to fend for themselves after a long hot summer. Set aside some time for your lawn, and it will pay off over the winter and into the spring. […]

Brown Patch – Why Does My Lawn Get It?

What does my lawn get Brown Patch? This is the common question posed by homeowners every Fall. It is important to understand the “disease triangle”.  There must be three things in place for disease activity to affect your turf: The Host Plant The Pathogen (which is always present in the soil and is waiting for […]