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...]

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...]

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 … [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 … [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 … [Read more...]