REFRAIN FROM CUTTING TOO SHORT One common mistake made by both homeowners and commercial landscape maintenance companies is cutting a lawn too short. If a lawn is cut too short, it reduces the plants’ ability to produce energy for growth. When cut at the proper height, however, grass develops stronger roots that support more vigorous … Continue reading How to Maintain the Grass in Extreme Heat
In this guide, we will study how timely preparation can help you protect your beloved pets during the flea and tick season. A bit of prevention can go a long way in keeping your pets safe and healthy. How to prepare for the flea season Fleas and ticks are often hard to prevent and control, … Continue reading Flea and Tick Season is Here – Be Prepared!
When timely rainfall happens in the spring, our lawns grow quite nicely. In addition to the grass, however, summer weeds also start to appear. One of the most difficult lawn weeds to control goes by several names including nutsedge, nutgrass and water grass. The technical name is yellow nutsedge. Although this weed looks like a … Continue reading What is Nutsedge?
Tall fescue lawns are looking great right now. However, the hot, humid weather headed this way brings the potential for lawn diseases. These can be very detrimental to lawns in our area, causing thinning and browning that can only be repaired by aerating and seeding in the fall. Here are some tips on preventing fungus. … Continue reading Protect Your Lawn From Brown Patches (Fungus)