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 pesticides.
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.
Climate is controlled at ground level by turfgrasses as they cool temperatures appreciably, thus working as exterior "air conditioners."
Feeding or fertilizing your lawn keeps your grass green and healthy. We know you take pride in having one of the best looking lawns on the block. To us, green lawn care means more than appearance. Being healthy means that it can fight against common stresses. These stresses include heat, cold, drought, mowing, and foot traffic. If you follow our recommended fertilizing plan, you will have a healthy and happy lawn in no time.
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.
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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 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."
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.
Nuisance Pest Control will Help You Get the Lawn You Always Wanted!
This time of year its good to get a nice slow release granular or liquid fertilizer application down now along with a crabgrass preventer. Broadleaf weeds should be taken care of now and throughout the year also. With all the acid rain our state gets it wouldn't be a bad idea to lime the lawn now, of course a soil test will let you know exactly what your lawn needs. Core aeration will help wake up the lawn and improve water take up and help control thatch. With such warm weather now is a great time to do perimeter pest control to keep the pests outside where they belong.
"Dogs Damage Lawns," would not be an attention-grabbing headline, because it’s so commonplace. So common in fact that a series of urban myths has arisen over what causes the damage, i.e., female dog urine is more acidic and therefore damaging than male, and what homeowners can do to avoid the problem such as, adding tomato juice to the animal’s diet or baking soda to its water.
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.