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Winter Grass Seedling Care

2017-10-05T19:09:10-05:00 By |Grass Seeding, Mowing, Sprinkler System, Watering, Weather, Winter Lawn Care|

Grass seed that was planted in late August or early September may need mowing by early October. Seed that was not planted until late September, may not need mowing until the following March or early April. The later in the fall a lawn is seeded, the more care it will need over the winter. Care [...]

Seed Care Instructions

2017-10-05T19:09:10-05:00 By |Fall Lawn Care, Grass Seeding, Lawn Care, Maintenance, Mowing, Sprinkler System, Watering|

Now that you have scheduled your lawn renovation. Its time for proper seed care. The success of your investment depends upon what happens after the seed is down. WATER IS VITAL! Follow these seed care instructions for optimal results: The soil surface must be continuously moist prior to, during, and after seed germination. On a [...]

Frost Damage to Grass

2017-10-05T19:09:11-05:00 By |Fall Lawn Care, Lawn Care, Spring Lawn Care, Watering, Weather|

Beware of Frost Damage to your Grass. If grass feels crunchy underfoot, stay off! We see it every spring & fall. There comes a heavy frost and then within a day or two, brown spots appear, mostly in the form of trails and patches across and around the yard. The culprit is not Jack Frost [...]

FINE TUNE YOUR EARLY APRIL LAWN

2017-10-05T19:09:12-05:00 By |Fertilization, Grass Seeding, Mowing, Spring Lawn Care, Watering, Weed Control|

Here's what's going on in your early April lawn this year: Mowers should be set to a height of 3.5 to 4 inches for the rest of the year and mowed every 4 to 7 days. High, frequent mowing promotes healthier roots, thicker and greener leaves, and chokes out weeds before they can get started. [...]

SPRING WATERING FALL SEEDED LAWNS

2017-10-05T19:09:12-05:00 By |Grass Seeding, Lawn Care, Spring Lawn Care, Watering|

If your lawn was seeded early last fall there are a few spring watering tips that you should be aware of: Don’t be surprised to see weeds in your lawn this spring. Most fall seeded lawns sprout a lot of broadleaf weeds over the fall and winter due to soil disturbance and frequent watering. This is perfectly [...]

SPRING SEED, GOOD OR NOT? THAT IS THE QUESTION.

2017-10-05T19:09:12-05:00 By |Grass Seeding, Lawn Care, Spring Lawn Care, Watering, Weed Control|

Despite how much seed garden centers push out the door, spring is one of the worst times to seed a lawn. Spring seed rarely survives beyond the first days of July. By the time the seed germinates, the seedlings do not have enough time to develop a good root system before the onset of hot weather. [...]

FEBRUARY WINTER LAWN CARE TIPS

2017-10-05T19:09:12-05:00 By |Grass Seeding, Lawn Care, Leaf Removal, Mowing, Watering, Winter Lawn Care|

It’s easy to ignore your lawn in the winter, but these winter lawn care tips will save time and money when spring hits: Lawn Traffic • Keep foot, vehicle and pet traffic off the lawn as much as possible. If you cannot keep traffic off the lawn, look for ways to distribute the traffic over [...]

NOW IS THE TIME TO WINTERIZE SPRINKLER SYSTEMS

2017-10-05T19:09:12-05:00 By |Sprinkler System, Watering, Weather, Winter Lawn Care|

Lawns, trees and shrubs need water year-round. The drought since August finally broke with last week’s rain and was exactly what we needed. The gentle, multi-day rain provided lawns and trees with one to two inches of moisture, enough to penetrate the soil to a depth of 8 to 12 inches, deep enough to replenish [...]

LAWN CARE FOR LATE FALL AND WINTER

2017-10-05T19:09:12-05:00 By |Grass Seeding, Leaf Removal, Watering, Weather, Winter Lawn Care|

Watering Lawn We had a very dry September and October and recent rains were not enough to make up the water deficit. To keep your lawn, trees and shrubs healthy, it is very important to deep water your entire landscape to a depth of 9 inches or more before the ground freezes. Test your lawn’s [...]