April DYS Check List

April DYS Check List

It is April….. Spring is springing !!!  Now what to do for the Do-It-Yourselfer ?   For the lawn … change oil in mower, put on new blades and you also might want to just go ahead and put in a new spark plug while you are at it.   Get your pre-emergent weed...
Spring Lawn Preparation ?

Spring Lawn Preparation ?

The time for do it yourself weed control is before the weeds (crabgrass, etc) begin to pop up so…….. get to the Co-op or lawn and garden store and pick up a bag of pre-emergent weed control, usually mixed with fertilizer as a carrier…. READ THE...
Winter Kill – MY GRASS !!!

Winter Kill – MY GRASS !!!

Well ,  we have some problems in the area.  The “grass” ain’t greening up .  Oh the phone calls we are receiving !   What is going on you ask ? Well , we have had a VERY cold Winter and yes,  it is still somewhat cool at the end of April.  ...
Trees Hate Dieting

Trees Hate Dieting

Young or old, trees need nutrients.  While your trees and ornamental don’t need to be fertilized as often as your lawn they don’t need to be on a forced diet and left to fend for their own either.   Over the last few years we have seen too little water...

ABC’s of Turf Aeration

If  you want a great-looking lawn, add  aeration to your lawn care program.   Lawns can be aerated nearly year round , often the favorite time is late Summer or Fall.  Aeration lets your lawn take advantage of good growing weather to put down deep roots for the winter...

General Lawn Questions

We get calls daily and with them a lot of questions , some of which I’ll list here. * Why do I have weeds ?   If you have lots of weeds, something didn’t work and we need to get back and fix the problem. But there will always be weeds as there is...