The Simple Fall Test….

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As we near the end of the fall season there's one simple test to tell whether the lawn program you're currently using is doing its job. The test?  How does your grass look? With recent rains has its color come back and is it filling in those … [Read More]

Grubs, And What To Do….

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If you have brown spots in your lawn, even with all the rain we've had recently - if you can reached down and grab a handful of grass and pick it up, roots and all, like your uncle's hairpiece...you probably have grubs in your lawn. What are … [Read More]

Words Of Caution, Options, On Crabgrass….

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It is one of the annual considerations pertaining to lawn care.  That is, when, and what do I do about crabgrass?  And, will I even have it this year? Well, if you had the nasty plant officially known as Digitaria last year there's a pretty … [Read More]

Take Advantage Of A Better Summer For Fall Seeding, Planting

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You're familiar with the old adage of making hay while the sun shines?  Well, think in terms of your lawn and landscaping relative to fall seeding and renovations.  And here's why. With the adequate summer rains we've had there's some advantage … [Read More]

What To Do About Japanese Beetles….

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You may be wondering why the foilage on your favorite schrub or tree is being devoured.  It's never happened before, you think.  So why is it happening now? Well, the problem in most Miami Valley areas this summer is simply this...Japanese … [Read More]

Summer Color For Mere Coins

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Exactly halfway through the summer calendar now, it's report card time - showtime - for those who annually bathe their beds and landscaping with the rich, varied colors of the season. For many, it's a yearly labor of love;  something looked … [Read More]