Mowing…When It Rains Every Day

It's the most challenging time of the year to mow - far worse than the 'dog days' of July and August, or during the fall when you have to battle falling leaves. It's spring, and the incessant rains that seem to come day after day.  Grass is eager to … [Read More]

There’s Nothing Wrong With Spring Nitrogen….

Regardless of what's written, or said, or promoted on TV...there's nothing WRONG with applying spring nitrogen to your lawn. And why do we make the point? Because in recent years it's become popular, and common, for some lawn care companies (and … [Read More]

Frost And Spring Lawns….

It's the last thing you expect from a spring frost. You expect flowers...tulips, daffodils, and hyacinths...to freeze. You expect fruit trees...apples, peaches, and cherries...to freeze. And, you even expect some of the growth on your perennial … [Read More]

Words Of Caution, Options, On Crabgrass….

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 … [Read More]

Snow And Your Lawn…

It's a question we're accustomed to hearing, particularly during harsh winters with a lot of sub-zero temps and persistent snow.  The question:  "Is snow and cold weather a good thing - or a bad thing - for my lawn?" Well, in the absence of snow … [Read More]

The Truth About Fall And Winter Feeding…

With so much misinformation out there about feeding (fertilizing) your lawn, here's some scientific fact about why fall (and winter) feedings are often the best. One, any time is a good time for nitrogen, but the best time is when it can be … [Read More]

The Importance Of Aerating Your Lawn….

It's one of the most common questions in the lawn and landscape industry.  That is:  "Is aeration really a good idea, and when's the best time to do it?" Well, for years we've shared the advantages of "plugging" your lawn, your turf, in order to … [Read More]

The Last, And Best, $50 You Can Spend…

To those who are committed to their lawns fifty two weeks a year, the next eight weeks are some of the most important. Why?  Because fall fertilization, in the estimation of most turf experts, is the most important feeding for your lawn in the … [Read More]

Advantages For Fall Seeding…

Here's why you don't want to put it off - seeding a new lawn or a renovated section of your existing lawn.  Here's why it's better to spend the time now, in October, to get to work instead of taking a chance on next spring. For one, you have … [Read More]

The Simple Fall Test….

As we enter 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 the recent dry weather has your efforts to feed and water produced the … [Read More]