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Springtime is the perfect opportunity to optimize your lawn. MissionGreen lawn services has a family friendly, pet friendly option for you.

Everything You Need To Know About Purslane

2020-08-19T08:46:07-04:00

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 Purslane2020-08-19T08:46:07-04:00

Poa Annua

2020-06-25T12:17:48-04:00

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 Annua2020-06-25T12:17:48-04:00

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

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

2020-06-25T08:53:38-04:00

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?2020-06-25T08:53:38-04:00

Why are there red patches in my lawn?

2020-03-04T08:13:12-05:00

As temperatures rise and rain falls, lawn diseases become more aggressive and noticeable. One of the more common diseases that we see in home lawns in late spring is called Red Thread. This lawn disease appears as patches of straw-colored, blighted turf that can be as small as a few inches across to many feet across, depending upon the severity of the infection. Closer inspection will reveal that the tips [...]

Why are there red patches in my lawn?2020-03-04T08:13:12-05:00

7 Tips for Prepping Your Lawn this Spring

2020-06-25T09:05:02-04:00

Old Man Winter is finally on his way out! This means it is time to put away the shovel, snow blower and ice melt and start thinking about what you will need to get your lawn ready for spring. Harsh winters can leave your lawn and landscape in rough shape. The lawn has some form of protection as it remains covered by a nice blanket of white snow. However, the [...]

7 Tips for Prepping Your Lawn this Spring2020-06-25T09:05:02-04:00

Ticks

2020-06-25T09:19:19-04:00

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 [...]

Ticks2020-06-25T09:19:19-04:00
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