White grubs turn into flying beetles in June, relay eggs and may become a problem in the lawn. They will feed on the roots of lawns and cause brown irregular shaped patches in the once green grass. Secondary damage may be caused when raccoons or skunks dig up the lawn in spring and/or fall, feeding … Continue reading White Grubs Damaging To Your Lawn
It won’t be long until leaves are falling. Removing leaves and debris in fall ensures the lawn will continue to get much needed light as the days get shorter. If fallen leaves are not removed, the lawn will become weak, yellow and will eventually die from lack of the nutrients which are needed to survive … Continue reading Your Lawn In Fall
Fall is an ideal time for aerating. The summer temperatures have cooled and there is more moisture in the ground. Aeration helps the existing turf by improving the depth and extent of turf grass rooting, allowing better water uptake, enhancing fertilizer use, loosening compacted soil and speeding up thatch breakdown. The cores are left on … Continue reading Fall Aeration Benefits
Your grass has a reddish-orange tinge. What’s going on? You’re probably looking at rust disease. You walk across your lawn and your shoes turn reddish-orange. Orange clouds rise up when you mow. Rust can actually adhere to your foot wear and track into the home. Rust infections occur during low light intensity when leaf surfaces … Continue reading When It’s Hot & Humid You May Have Rust In Your Lawn
Chinch bugs thrive in hot, dry weather. Sunny areas are usually the most affected. All common turf grass species in Ontario are susceptible to chinch bug feeding, but some varieties may be more susceptible to chinch bug damage. Life History: The adult chinch bug can spend the winter congregated under trees and shrubs and on … Continue reading Chinch Bugs Causing Damage To Your Lawn?
With dry weather, people start wondering what is going on with their brown lawn. The first thing to realize is that when lawns go brown in the heat of the summer, usually due to lack of rain/water, they are not dead, they are just dormant. Letting a lawn go dormant is ok. The length of … Continue reading Key Suggestions When Conditions Are Dry
Lawn renovation is one of the major landscape tasks that a homeowner can undertake. But if you do it right, establishing new turf in your yard should only have to happen once in a lifetime. The most difficult question you may face is whether to seed or sod. Reseeding and sodding both have their advantages … Continue reading Should I Seed or Sod to Establish a New Lawn?
Seeding… If your lawn has bare patches, spot seeding can help. Even if you tried this in the past, don’t lose hope. What is the source of those bare spots? It’s important to find out what’s causing bare spots. A patch next to your driveway, an area under a tree, a high traffic path, or … Continue reading Your Lawn Basics…Seeding, Fertilizer
Your lawn maintenance contract plays a critical role in ensuring you feel confident that your lawn will be cared for properly throughout the season, so taking some time to check out a few key elements can help provide you with a clearer understanding of what is and is not included by your lawn maintenance provider. … Continue reading What to look for in a Lawn Maintenance Contract
Warm weather will soon be here, and that means it’s time to choose a lawn maintenance provider for your home or business.kahovka-service Too early, you say? Not at all – the decision of which company to hire is one that takes some time. After all, your property is a financial investment, and it’s also an … Continue reading What to expect from a professional lawn maintenance provider