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What is Core Aeration and Overseeding?


What exactly is Core Aeration? Core aeration is the mechanical process of which we pull thumb size cores out of the lawn. This allows air and water movement through the soil as well as helping to decompose thatch. The cores left on the lawn surface will break down and act as a top dressing for lawn. Why is Core Aeration so important? Just like any live organism, your grass (roots) [...]

What is Core Aeration and Overseeding?2022-09-15T12:25:33-04:00

Everything you Need To Know About Sod Webworm


Have you ever found your grass chomped on with no suspicious pests in sight? There are many damaging insects in Rhode Island and Massachusetts, but few actually shave down grass blades. If you think something is eating your grass, you might have a Sod Webworm situation. What is Sod Webworm? Sod webworm is a destructive insect that feeds on grass blades. While their adult moth form is easy to spot [...]

Everything you Need To Know About Sod Webworm2022-09-01T11:01:40-04:00

Five Steps To Protect Your Lawn Immediately Before The First Snowfall


Transitioning from mild autumns to frosty winters can be an immense climate difference: we have to put away our tee-shirts and throw on our hefty winter jackets. Without them, we could get sick in the chilling temperatures. Just like us, our grass has different needs with the changing seasons too! The winter arrives with lots of threats to our plants: snow molds, freezing temperatures, and precipitation changes are all challenges [...]

Five Steps To Protect Your Lawn Immediately Before The First Snowfall2021-12-02T10:15:04-05:00

How To Get Rid Of Mushrooms In Your Lawn


If mushrooms have invaded your lawn, don’t panic! As much as an eyesore as they may be, the appearance of mushrooms isn't a sign of bad lawn health. In fact, it means that your soil is dense with organic matter such as last autumn’s unraked leaves. These fungi are performing a decaying process that will eventually make their nutrients accessible to your grass. Even though most fungi are helpful and [...]

How To Get Rid Of Mushrooms In Your Lawn2021-06-22T13:46:20-04:00

5 Benefits of a Late Fall Winterizer For Your Lawn


As the cooler season is rolling in, it is important to prepare your lawn for the biting winter weather ahead. The most important step any lawn owner can take to protect their turf is to winterize the lawn. A late winterization is the last fertilizer we apply before the winter. When the cooler weather arrives, the grass goes dormant to preserve both its stored up nutrients and water. This fertilization [...]

5 Benefits of a Late Fall Winterizer For Your Lawn2021-04-19T09:04:44-04:00

Rust Fungus: How to Identify, Prevent, and Treat This Common Lawn Disease


Sometimes, the inevitable happens: Even with proper trimming and an attentive lawn care company, a nasty disease may rudely barge in and interfere with the health of your lawn. One of these pathogens that would love to inhabit your grass is rust fungus. Rust is an easily identifiable lawn disease that grows in several climates. While the appearance of the disease may look daunting, there are several practices that will [...]

Rust Fungus: How to Identify, Prevent, and Treat This Common Lawn Disease2021-04-19T09:05:25-04:00

Do I need to remove all those leaves?


Do I remove all those leave or don’t I? That is the question! Many homeowners in Western Massachusetts are scrambling to rake, bag and remove the last few leaves on the lawn. But is it necessary to remove all the leaves on my lawn? The short answer is no, however, this does come with a few disclaimers. Leaves in small amounts can actually be beneficial to the turf and soil. [...]

Do I need to remove all those leaves?2021-04-18T23:35:12-04:00



We are all familiar with the Blacklegged Tick (Deer Ticks) and the Lyme disease that they carry. We have seen an increase in populations over the past several years and it doesn’t seem to slow down. Now there is a new tick emerging in our neck of the woods. Lone Star Tick In 2017 we saw a new tick in the area that is becoming more popular in these [...]

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