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Dead Areas In Your Lawn? It May Actually Be Brown Patch Disease

2021-07-20T08:17:20-04:00

Nothing is more worrisome than discovering that your lush lawn is suddenly dead and dry! But what if these seemingly “dead” patches are not dead after all? Early summer is the peak time for many types of fungi to flourish in your yard. Even if you are consistent in your watering, mowing, and other lawn care practices, a case of Brown Patch Disease may be unavoidable. The good news, however, [...]

Dead Areas In Your Lawn? It May Actually Be Brown Patch Disease2021-07-20T08:17:20-04:00

How To Get Rid Of Mushrooms In Your Lawn

2021-06-22T13:46:20-04:00

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

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

2021-04-19T09:05:25-04:00

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

Does snow hurt my lawn?

2021-04-18T23:21:53-04:00

I’m often asked if the snow will hurt the lawn. The short answer, most of the time, is no snow will not hurt your lawn. Why do I say most of the time? Well, if you live in Western Massachusetts this past fall, you would have noticed that the leaves remained on the trees a little longer than in years past. Therefore, if you had leaves fall late and cover [...]

Does snow hurt my lawn?2021-04-18T23:21:53-04:00

What’s the orange stuff on my grass & shoes?

2021-04-17T13:12:40-04:00

I was walking around in my lawn over the weekend and when I was done my shoes were had some orange color on it! Upon seeing this, many homeowners might immediately question, "what's wrong with my lawn?" Being in the lawn care industry for quite some time, I knew right away that it was rust. Let's dive deeper into rust disease and what it means for your lawn. What is [...]

What’s the orange stuff on my grass & shoes?2021-04-17T13:12:40-04:00
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