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Aeration & Overseeding

It is always a good idea to be proactive when dealing with your lawn. If you are thinking about aerating and over-seeding your lawn, you are in luck! Check out our family friendly, pet friendly lawn care services from StayGreen.

Yellow Nutsedge

2020-07-22T15:16:59-04:00

Have you ever noticed a thin, shiny grass-like weed that grows twice as fast in the lawn after you mow? Good chance you have what is called “Yellow Nutsedge”. What is Nutsedge? Yellow Nutsedge is a summer perennial that really starts to flourish for the Northeast around the 4th of July. It has a triangle stem and when rolled in the fingers can easily be felt. It is lighter in [...]

Yellow Nutsedge2020-07-22T15:16:59-04:00

Why am I seeing so much moss?

2020-06-25T08:52:40-04:00

I am seeing a lot more moss this year than in priors years. Why? Well, for one, here in the Northeast we experienced a wet fall, then in winter we had very little snow, but a lot of rain instead. This rain sat on the surface of ground with no place to go. Leap forward to this spring, which has been unseasonably cool and very wet. This is a perfect [...]

Why am I seeing so much moss?2020-06-25T08:52:40-04:00

When to Consider Lawn Aeration and Overseeding

2019-03-22T09:34:26-04:00

It is always a good idea to be proactive when dealing with your lawn. If you are thinking about aerating and overseeding your lawn, you are in luck! Fall is the best time of year to take these important steps in taking care of your lawn. During the summer, be on the lookout for these signs that your lawn may need to be aerated and overseeded: Brown or Dead Spots [...]

When to Consider Lawn Aeration and Overseeding2019-03-22T09:34:26-04:00

How Your Lawn Can Survive a Drought Without Doubt

2019-03-22T09:36:44-04:00

Droughts can cause detrimental damage to your lawn and garden. So how is your lawn supposed to survive a drought during the summer months? It is important to take these precautionary drought landscaping measures when caring for your yard before a drought occurs. It is likely that during a drought, individuals may feel obligated to over-water their lawns to make up for the lack of natural rainfall that occurs during [...]

How Your Lawn Can Survive a Drought Without Doubt2019-03-22T09:36:44-04:00

What is Thatch?

2020-06-25T09:18:37-04:00

What is thatch? Thatch is a layer of living and dead stems, roots, leaves, and other organic matter which accumulates between the soil and turf. Thatch is a natural component of the growing turf and is beneficial as long as it doesn’t get too thick. Excessive thatch that is more than ½ inch to ¾ inch can prevent necessary water, air and fertilizer movement to the roots. Poor thatch [...]

What is Thatch?2020-06-25T09:18:37-04:00
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