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.
From brown patches to fairy rings, a number of lawn diseases can take over Pennsylvania turfgrass. Diagnosing and treating a lawn disease early can prevent infections from spreading. Have some questions about lawn grass diseases? The list below might help. FAQs About Lawn Diseases in Wilkes-Barre, PA Q: What are grass diseases? A: They are […]
This is the 16th year that Grasshopper Lawns Inc. has participated in Renewal and Remembrance. Michael Kravitsky IV and Shawn Kravitsky and their respective families were in charge of liming over 23 acres in Arlington National Cemetery.
Want To Know The #1 Secret To Keep Your Lawn Green & Healthy? Mow It 3” High! Mowing at 3’’ WILL: Help stop crabgrass & weeds Help cool the soil Help thicken the lawn
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. Sod can be much more expensive than seeding because […]
Using Eggshells In Soil, Compost And As Pest Control Many people do not know that using eggshells in the garden can help in many ways. If you are wondering what to do with crushed egg shells (or whole eggshells for that matter), keep reading. We will look at how eggshells can help your compost, soil […]
In a statement on Thursday, DuPont said it is in talks with the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency on “the most effective way to implement our recommendation of a voluntary suspension of sale of DuPont Imprelis herbicide, and a product return and refund program.” It said the talks are intended to “assure full transparency of important […]
I was thinking of doing a West Nile Virus blog but thought it may be just a little early to be thinking of mosquitoes. But I decided to look around to find some “be prepared” tips for the warmer weather. I was shocked when I saw the map on Pennsylvania’s official West Nile Virus website with a […]
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. Galen prefaced his remarks about specific products with these observations: In organic systems, insecticides are used as a tool of last […]
Benefits of Proper and Complete Soil Preparation Improved Uniformity Increased Density Faster recovery from wear Reduced Use of water, fertilizer, & chemicals Reduced Maintenance Quick Fact: Why Is Good Soil Important? For optimum growth, turfgrass needs just four things (in the proper balance) to grow…sunlight, air, water and nutrients. Reduce any of these, or provide too much of […]