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 plants seeded the year before, or even in April, … [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]

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]

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 weather can make a significant impact on your … [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 attributes, including size and ease of management.  In … [Read More]