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Fall Lawn Care: Why Aeration Is a Must

As the crisp air of autumn sets in, many homeowners start thinking about preparing their lawns...

Seeding Preparation and Aftercare Essentials for a Lush Lawn

A lush, vibrant lawn is the envy of every homeowner. Achieving that picture-perfect lawn requires...

Beat the Heat: How To Maintain Your Lawn In The Summer

As we move through the peak dog days of summer, it's crucial to take extra care of your lawn to...

Is Lawn Care Safe for Bees?: How we Protect Pollinators

In recent times, there has been a growing focus on pollinators, which play a vital role in our...

Lawn Disease: Your Guide to Red Thread

One of the biggest spring and fall threats to your lawn are fungal diseases like Red Thread, which...

8 Effective Watering Strategies to Maximize Your Lawn's Health

Maintaining a lush, green lawn requires more than just regular mowing and fertilizing. One of the...

TICK-BORNE DISEASES: BABESIOSIS

New research published by the CDC has shown that cases of Babesiosis have significantly increased...

FINDING SUCCESS WITH SEEDING

The late summer and early fall is by far the best time to seed your lawn and ensure a healthy and...

SOIL PH: A BASELINE FOR A HEALTHY LAWN

Soil pH is the foundation of essentially all soil chemistry. For this reason, getting it right is...

IDENTIFYING AND TREATING: GRUB & INSECT DAMAGE

In our industry, the word “turf” actually refers to both the grass and the soil held together by...

MOISTURE MANAGER: MAKING THE MOST OF YOUR WATER

A lot has happened in the last year, so it is likely that few remember 2020‒in addition to many...

WATERING: GETTING IT RIGHT

Water has become an important issue for many communities, and it is likely the problem will become...

MYTHBUSTING: FORSYTHIA AND CRABGRASS PRE-EMERGENTS

A very common misconception is thatcrabgrasspre-emergent barriers need to be in place by the time...

VOLES VS. MOLES: SPOTTING THE DIFFERENCE

A common misconception is confusing vole and mole damage on your lawn. This is because they both...

MOWING: GETTING IT RIGHT

Mowing is the most basic and frequently performed lawn care practice. Proper mowing is essential in...

OUR APPROACH TO CRABGRASS

Crabgrassis a common nuisance in lawns, especially during the hot, dry summer months when it is...

HOW TO SPOT MOLE ACTIVITY

With spring comes melting snow and all-too-often fresh signs ofmole activityin your yard. The...

PREVENTING SALT & PLOW DAMAGE

Like it or not, living in New England comes withwintery weatherand with it comes the potential...

HOW TO PREVENT CRABGRASS

Each spring, when days grow longer, and temperatures turn warmer, homeowners across New England...

AN INTRODUCTION TO CRABGRASS

“Crabgrass is aptly descriptive of this hated weed, for it does scuttle quickly through a lawn.” –...

WINTER DISEASE: SNOW MOLD

For the most part, we worry about diseases during hot, humid periods when temperature, dew point,...

SNOW & ICE COVER

Winter is a stressful time for turf. With cold temperatures or large swings in temperature, snow,...

WINTER DAMAGE: FROST & WIND

During the shoulder months heading into or coming out ofwinter, frost and wind damage are of...

COMMON FALL LAWN CARE MISTAKES

Fall is the time most lawns will look their best. Both shoot and root growth are at their peak, and...

WHY IS MY LAWN BROWN? I WATER, I FERTILIZE REGULARLY.

I water, I fertilize regularly. If you have a lawn, I am sure that you have asked this question on...

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