1. Going Beyond The Green

    When you think fertilizer you probably think green, but any master gardener will tell you that fertilizer goes far beyond the green. By applying the right ratio of fertilizer components at the right time, you can keep that beautiful neighbor-envying green later into the fall, have earlier and stronger green-up in the spring, and reduce the chance of summer turf diseases. Look at any fertilizer bag…Read More

  2. Dormant Fertilizations

    Why do I need to fertilize when my grass is dormant? Now that we have all put away our sprinklers and lawn mowers for the winter, you might be wondering why your lawn would need fertilizer if the grass is dormant and no longer growing.  That is an excellent question! First, grass roots continue to grow for several weeks after frost.  The roots grow more slowly as the soil temperatures cool but t…Read More

  3. 8 Reasons Weed-‘N’-Feed May Not Be Right for You

    Now that the weather is warming up, outdoor activities are gearing up, and you’re finally looking at your lawn. Homeowners may be tempted to run to their local lawn and garden store to pick up a bag of Weed-n-Feed. Many “experts” will tell you that this is the best way for homeowners to control weeds and fertilize for “season long control”. The reality is, you will pay top dollar for a s…Read More

  4. Everything You Need to Know to Have a Beautiful Lawn

    1. Choose Wisely  (just like mama said) No matter what you do, if you have the wrong type of grass for your area of the country or your lawn’s specific needs, the lawn will be mediocre at best. Lawn professionals in our area are familiar with the grasses that grow well in the different lawn settings.  Full-sun large lawns, north-sloping lawns under large trees, partially shaded patio lawns - e…Read More

  5. 10 Reasons We Don’t Do Blue

    You can tell it’s almost spring. Some of the trees have started to bud out. A few buttercups have braved the cold to begin to bloom. And blue lawns have shown up all over town. What is this blue and why is your yard not blue? The blue marker dye was introduced in the lawn care market years ago to aid in training new technicians and to verify coverage in applications. On occasion, Personal La…Read More