Identifying Diseases

Many diseases will leave bleached-out, dead turf. When this occurs you not only lose the grass, but you also lose the opportunity to determine what caused the problem. How to Spot Lawn Disease Diseases are progressive in nature, especially during hot, humid weather. It is important to check your lawn regularly if you want to Read more…

Is It Really Lawn Disease?

The best time to assess your turf’s state of health is before mowing. As you pick up fallen twigs or remove other items from the lawn, you should take a careful look at any areas that appear wilted, off-color or stand out from their surroundings. If you do note changes, it might not be disease. For Read more…

Restoring a Tired Lawn

Restoring a tired lawn allows you to improve your lawn without removing the existing turf.  You will have the best chance of success if you do a thorough walk-through of your lawn checking both above and below ground. Your Lawn is a Good Candidate for Restoration If: Some grass blades are thin or have a Read more…

Spring-Through-Fall Lawn Diseases

Fairy Rings Caused by more than 50 varieties of fungus, the rings vary in size and appearance but all form in damp conditions in soil that is high in woody organic matter, which is usually from buried debris or tree stumps. Look for: Rings of fast-growing, dark-green grass with centers composed of weeds, thin turf, Read more…

How to Overseed Your Lawn When Reseeding

When the temperatures start to cool off and your lawn looks like it could use a boost, overseeding, otherwise known as reseeding your lawn, can lend a big hand in helping revive your lawn. Get the most out of your overseeding through thoroughness not just in spreading of the seed, but also in the prep and after-care Read more…

How to Overseed a Lawn and Why

Have you ever heard friends or neighbors talk about overseeding a lawn, but wondered what exactly that means? How about overseeding versus reseeding? You’ve come to the right place! Overseeding, commonly known as reseeding your lawn, is a simple way to jump-start new turf growth and thicken your lawn. By spreading fresh grass seed over Read more…

How to Fix My Lawn: Eight Steps for DIY Lawn Restoration

How Do I Turn My Bad Lawn into a Good One? Bare spots. Dead grass. Yard full of weeds. Do you ever want to clear your lawn and start over, but not sure what to do? It’s all enough to make you give up hope on ever having a beautiful green yard. But, with a Read more…

Learn How Much Fertilizer Your Lawn Needs with the Lawn Care Nut

Ever wonder how much fertilizer your lawn truly needs? Allyn Hane, “The Lawn Care Nut,” draws on his 15+ years of professional lawn care experience to explain how to get the measurements you need to answer this question. The Importance of Measuring Your Lawn “One of the most common questions that I get asked these Read more…

Nitrogen for Lawn Care and Grass Growth

When it comes to lawn care, having the right amount of nitrogen is crucial to any recipe for success. When used correctly, nitrogen will help grass grow healthier, thicker and even greener. However, nitrogen is a powerful macronutrient that poses some risk: apply too much and it can damage the root system beneath grass, and Read more…

How to Kill Dandelions Naturally

Killing dandelions naturally can be hard. A lot of people instead opt for powerful weed killers, destroying dandelions before they can seed. While this may seem like a good practice, it’s important to think about the bigger picture – preventing dandelions from invading your lawn in the first place. In order to get rid of Read more…

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