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 has looked green and healthy all spring, suddenly … [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 probably have grubs in your lawn. What are … [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 acclimation. The result?  Early stress from the heat … [Read More]

Frost And Spring Lawns….

It's the last thing you expect from a spring frost. You expect flowers...tulips, daffodils, and hyacinths...to freeze. You expect fruit trees...apples, peaches, and cherries...to freeze. And, you even expect some of the growth on your perennial … [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 officially known as Digitaria last year there's a … [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 - for my lawn?" Well, in the absence of snow … [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 nitrogen, but the best time is when it can be … [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 the most important feeding for your lawn in the … [Read More]

Advantages For Fall Seeding…

Here's why you don't want to put it off - seeding a new lawn or a renovated section of your existing lawn.  Here's why it's better to spend the time now, in October, to get to work instead of taking a chance on next spring. For one, you have … [Read More]

The Simple Fall Test….

As we enter 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 the recent dry weather has your efforts to feed and water produced the … [Read More]