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 … [Read more...]

Ideal Fall Color

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...]

Visual Proof That You Can Save Your Ash (Tree)

The controversy, and the angst, has raged in recent years...the emerald ash borer and its devastating impact on ash trees, wild and hybrid, in forests and on residential properties. All you … [Read more...]

Why Grass Looks Better In The Fall….

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...]

Take Advantage Of A Better Summer For Fall Seeding, Planting

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 Stress…!

It's hot and stressful on you, and your lawn. And what you do for yourself goes a long way towards helping your lawn. You have temperatures in the 90s, and humidity to match. Your lawn, which … [Read more...]

Grubs, And What To Do….

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 … [Read more...]

Three Good Things For Summer Yards….

It may come like it does in so many Ohio summers...all of a sudden.  From a cold, wet April and May, it turns hot and humid quickly in mid-June, leaving your lawn very little time for … [Read more...]

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 … [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 … [Read more...]