1. how to kill active grubs in your lawn

    How To Kill Active Grubs In The Lawn: The Guide

    Grubs, known as lawn grubs and white grubs, are a common problem for lawn owners nowadays. They are basically the immature form of different scarab beetles including Japanese Beetles, June “bugs” (or beetles) or the European Chafers. The white, C-shaped creatures have soft bodies with legs near the head. They feed on the grass roots (and organic matter found in the soil) and cause parts of the…Read More

  2. The Ultimate Guide To The Spotted Lanternfly

    If you’re in the Lehigh Valley area of Pennsylvania it’s important to know about this invasive insect and the damage it’s causing.    There are countless insects and grubs that roam Pennsylvania and disrupt the health of our lawns, but there is one invasive species that has been on our radar of late — the Spotted Lanternfly.    At Green Turf Care, it’s important to us to not only pro…Read More

  3. Lawn Care In Cold Weather

    Keep your lawn protected this fall and winter when you follow steps five and six from Green Turf Care’s 6-step fertilization program!   The fall and winter seasons are a time when we slow down — the days are shorter and the weather begins to drop, drawing us in for a bit of a hibernation. But, the colder seasons are a bit different for lawn care, the grass roots need protection and nourishmen…Read More

  4. Nimblewill: What Is It, How to Control and Prevent It

    Don’t be fooled by the cute name... Nimblewill is a warm-season weed that thrives in rich soil and in areas where it can take plenty of sun. It is an aggressive type of grass that set seeds in the early fall and hides until late spring.  While it is often confused with Bermuda grass, there are significant features of this plan that set it apart from it and other grass types. One feature is the …Read More

  5. Crabgrass: What is It, How to Control and Prevent It

    Crabgrass is an annual grass that grows in the late spring in areas where there is water, bare soil, and plenty of sunlight. Crabgrass continues to sprout all summer long and doesn’t become ugly until September/October when it spreads seeds.  Although crabgrass is killed by the low temperatures, the seeds remain intact until the next tear.  Once crabgrass gets started growing in your lawn, tho…Read More

  6. 5 Fall And Winter Turfgrass Diseases To Know

    Your guide to cool weather turfgrass diseases in the Lehigh Valley area.   Similar to our immune system, turfgrass too, has a system that fights and protects to help grass species stay alive, but it’s when this is compromised that we begin to see disease take over and ultimately impact the health of the lawn.   When a lawn gets all the nutrients it needs, it will thrive. But when the soil is d…Read More

  7. The Best Type Of Turfgrass To Plant In The Fall!

    Because a gorgeous lawn begins in the fall with the right kind of grass! Exceptional lawn care is a multi-seasonal approach. Contrary to popular belief, lawn care doesn’t just happen in the spring and summer, it takes all the planning and preparation now — the autumn season — to reap a healthy, vibrantly green, and thriving lawn in the spring and summer.  Establish a successful lawn today! …Read More

  8. Fall Lawn Management In Pennsylvania

    Watching your lawn thrive in the spring and summer seasons means preparing it now! Lawn care is multiseasonal and this is why a large part of homeowners get it wrong! It’s thought that water, sunshine, and mowing in the spring and summer will do the trick! But, if you want a healthy, emerald green sea of grass then, you have to start lawn care in the fall — right now!   At Green Turf Care, w…Read More

  9. overseeding

    Overseeding Your Lawn with Kentucky Bluegrass and Turf Type Tall Fescue 

    Is your lawn looking brown and thin? We can help you get back to the beautiful, green, and thick lawn you have always wanted. All you need to do is overseed it. We do a lot of seeding of Kentucky Bluegrass and Turf Type Tall Fescue. If you put down a layer of fresh seed over your lawn in the fall or spring, the thin areas will soon thicken up and your lawn will start to look healthy again.  When …Read More

  10. watering your lawn

    Watering Your Lawn: How to Water Established Grasses, New Seeds & More

    Having the best lawn on the block is something that comes with a lot of sacrifice. By sacrifice here, we mean a lot of effort and a lot of knowledge turned to practice. When it comes to great looks and a healthy lawn, watering is one of the main practices that every lawn owner should focus on. We know… Watering your lawn is something that sounds simple. However, with all of the different grass t…Read More