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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

How To Water Your Lawn Each Week With Minimal Effort

2021-06-07T09:42:07-04:00

How much should I water my lawn, and how do I choose the best irrigation methods to begin with? While there are several factors that determine how much you need to manually water your lawn each week, watering can actually be a simple task. In fact, many expert lawn owners and landscapers have some tricks up their sleeves to make irrigation fairly effortless. In truth, how you should water your [...]

How To Water Your Lawn Each Week With Minimal Effort2021-06-07T09:42:07-04:00

6 Foolproof Steps To Get Rid Of Crabgrass Once And For All

2021-06-07T09:41:34-04:00

Have you ever noticed a spider-like weed throughout your yard? This may be crabgrass, a tough-as-nails weed that invades homeowner’s luscious lawns. It’s rough to the touch and resistant to force such as uprooting and lawnmowers. While there are many identifying factors for crabgrass, the most obvious is that it is extremely unattractive. Not only is it unsightly, but because each plant produces around 150,000 seeds, it also spreads like [...]

6 Foolproof Steps To Get Rid Of Crabgrass Once And For All2021-06-07T09:41:34-04:00

How To Identify, Treat and Prevent Road Salt Damage To Your Lawn

2021-05-06T09:39:18-04:00

If you live in areas with frigid temperatures and harsh winter storms, you understand just how much road salt is a lifesaver. When trucks spread this salt among roads, it prevents ice from forming and increases traction on the pavement thus reducing car accidents. However, when the snow melts it carries the dissolved salts downhill and to roadsides. As a result, this salt makes its way to your own lawn. [...]

How To Identify, Treat and Prevent Road Salt Damage To Your Lawn2021-05-06T09:39:18-04:00

Moles vs Voles. What’s The Difference?

2021-04-19T09:10:22-04:00

Moles vs Voles. What’s The Difference? Have you ever discovered mounds of dirt scattered among your yard, as if an animal has dug up your turf? Have you ever uncovered gnaw marks along shrubbery roots? If so, you may be dealing with a lawn-damaging pest. Tunnels throughout your landscaping are frequently caused by two infamous mammals: moles and voles. While the names are alike, their habits and species are very [...]

Moles vs Voles. What’s The Difference?2021-04-19T09:10:22-04:00

9 Best Flower Varieties To Plant In New England Spring

2021-04-27T14:26:53-04:00

While the dreary winter surges on in New England, there is much you can do to prepare for a lively spring yard. Gardening is not secluded to only the warm months. In fact, several popular flower varieties thrive when their seeds, bulbs, and tubers are planted soon after the last winter freeze. From hanging plants to garden beds, these flower varieties will awaken your home and yard from a bitter [...]

9 Best Flower Varieties To Plant In New England Spring2021-04-27T14:26:53-04:00

Everything You Need To Know About Purslane

2021-04-19T09:13:54-04:00

Have you ever noticed a fleshy green weed with red stems and yellow blooms rapidly growing along sidewalks or driveways? This weed may be purslane, a succulent that grows in clusters in several climates all around the globe. Some may enjoy this weed in crisp summer salads and see purslane as a delight to have as it grows labor-free. Purslane, for others, can be an unwanted weed that is growing [...]

Everything You Need To Know About Purslane2021-04-19T09:13:54-04:00

Poa Annua

2021-04-19T09:09:08-04:00

Have you noticed a grass that almost resembles wheat growing in the lawn? Well, there’s a good chance that grass is called Poa Annua or Annual Blue Grass. What is Poa Annua?  Poa Annua or annual blue grass is a low growing widespread turf grass. This grass type prefers cooler and wet springs. It has a vivid green or apple green color. When mowed you can often see the seed [...]

Poa Annua2021-04-19T09:09:08-04:00

Why am I seeing so much moss?

2021-04-18T23:24:23-04:00

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?2021-04-18T23:24:23-04:00

What does the warmer temperatures mean for our lawn and landscape?

2021-04-19T09:00:14-04:00

Can you believe it, spring is here and April is a week away! As we start to approach the warmer days of spring, let's take a look at what we can expect for our lawn and landscape. As we continue social distancing, due to the global pandemic, our yards and gardens are an outlet to reduce stress and enjoy nature. Not to mention, getting a jump start on spring cleanup [...]

What does the warmer temperatures mean for our lawn and landscape?2021-04-19T09:00:14-04:00
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