Caring for your garden can be a lot more complicated that it seems it would be on paper. You have to keep on top of raking leaves in fall, make sure pests and weeds aren’t taking over, make sure you aerate your lawn once a year.
Our most popular program, the Lawn Care Program, includes a 7 step "weed & feed" type of service that will help thicken your lawn without over applying products.
Spring hasn't sprung just yet, but it will be here before we know it. It may seem early, but there are simple lawn care practices you could start doing now for warm days ahead. Making sure to follow these steps now, will make it much easier on your lawn once Spring is in full bloom.
Choosing to take care of your yard without toxic pesticides or chemical fertilizers is a step that can help improve your lawn considerably. It can help make your yard more lush and green for the year and stand out compared to other lawns. While it may take some extra care to stick to the organic way, it is better for your lawns health to switch to this form of lawn care.
There’s still time to enjoy your lawn in the fall, but it is important to take care of it now so it can be ready and beautiful for the spring and summer. Fall grass care includes mowing, fertilizing, aerating, and weed control.
PLANET member Grasshopper Lawns Inc., showed their commitment to caring for our nation’s green spaces with their involvement in a national PLANET event, the PLANET Day of Service.
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Choosing whether to sod or seed your landscape can be a tough decision. But as with any decision, you should definitely be well-informed as to the benefits of each choice. Sod is a popular choice because of its convenience; however there are other aspects to consider.
Using Eggshells In Soil, Compost And As Pest Control
In late January Dr. Galen Dively of the University of Maryland gave an overview of organic insecticides at the Mid-Atlantic Fruit and Vegetable Grower’s Conference. Did you miss it? I’ll try to provide a recap.
Benefits of Proper and Complete Soil Preparation
Choosing the right grass for your yard can make the difference between having a low-maintenance lawn and one that requires a lot of upkeep. Grass seed that grows slowly, thickens easily, and discourages weeds or other pests is important for a healthy lawn. Grasses vary in color, appearance, and growth habits.
Most people who keep a compost pile know about the typical things you can add to a compost pile. These things may include weeds, food scraps, leaves and grass clippings. But what about some of the more unusual things? Things that may not come out of your garden or your kitchen? Things like sawdust.
Lawn edging serves many purposes. Regardless of the landscape there is lawn edging that will match the needs with which it requires. Choosing one that complements the home will not only enhance its appearance but also increase its value. Selecting the right lawn edging for beds, borders, walkways, etc. will significantly reduce lawn maintenance, such as mowing or weeding. Lawn edging is a great way to help define borders, creating a barrier between the lawn and other areas of the landscape.
Most apple tree planting guides will tell you that apple trees can take a long time to fruit. This will depend, of course, on the variety of tree you purchase. Some will produce fruit earlier than others.
Many people have asked me if after we apply our lawn treatments to their lawn and then it rains will it run off their lawn into the street?
Proper lawn mowing involves the interaction of the height and frequency of mowing.