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...]

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 … [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...]

Know What You’re Spraying…!

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It goes without saying that almost every garage of every American homeowner has at least one bottle of weed killer in it.  It's a prerequisite for having a yard,  so we're told. The fact is, that … [Read more...]

Your Lawn…And Memorial Day!

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Here's a check list for your lawn at the official start of summer.  And if you can check 'yes' on these three important health points you (or your lawn) should be in good shape no matter what the … [Read more...]

Some Words On Dandelions…

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They're insufferable, and unavoidable.  We're talking about dandelions, of course, the yellow scourge of spring, currently in their full golden glory. They're fine, of course, if you're into that … [Read more...]

The Importance Of A Sharp Blade…More Than The Normal Spring

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From all appearances it would seem that we could finally have a pattern of some warm weather in May.  Keep your fingers crossed, eh! This is far different from many normal springs, and it carries … [Read more...]

If You Have To Mow Early….”Dead-Heading”

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Given the kind of winter we've had;  and given that current temperatures are up and down with more rain than normal, it's highly likely that many of you will need, or have the urge, to mow your lawns … [Read more...]

The February “Eye” Test….

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Obviously it's weeks too early to become excited about getting out and into your New Year's resolution about a better lawn come spring. But...it's not to early to give your 2018 lawn what some … [Read more...]

The Best Time To Prune…Is Now!

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It's hardly on the minds of most with trees or shrubs of any kind.  Not in the dead of winter. But for the growing number of people who plant fruit trees, or even flowering crab apples, as a … [Read more...]