Some Important Notes About Your Final Mow Before Winter

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If you're like many others this fall, the warm temperatures has led to later-than-normal turf growth in your yard.  This means, of course, that some are mowing their lawns two, or even three times … [Read more...]

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 … [Read more...]

The Two Most Important Feedings…

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To those who are committed to their lawns fifty weeks of the year, the next eight weeks are two of the most important. Why?  Because fall fertilization, in the estimation of most turf experts, are … [Read more...]

Ideal Fall Color

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If you enjoy fall color this is a banner year.  Consistent moisture throughout the spring and summer growing season has served the hardwoods...maple, oak, and gum trees...well. Take a drive along … [Read more...]

If You’re Going To Plant A Tree…..

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There's more to consider for fall planting than just grass seed and perennial bulbs.  Now, more than ever, people are considering trees as an accent and long-term investment in their property.  If … [Read more...]

Why Grass Looks Better In The Fall….

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It doesn't seem to make sense to some, but it's a fact.  Turf grass in your lawn look better in the fall of the year - not spring, or summer, but fall. Why? Well, in the spring a lot of grass … [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, … [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 … [Read more...]

Good Mowing For Summer Heat…

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Even though we have yet to see brutal summer heat as of this writing, it doesn't mean that hot weather is that far away. And where good lawn care and mowing is concerned just three "days" of hot … [Read more...]

A Postscript For Backyard Fruits…

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A couple of years ago we posted a blog about using fruit trees for landscaping accents...apples, peaches, and cherries. A good idea for many because most of these trees a lot of desirable … [Read more...]