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Your lawn has started growing, GREAT! Now you are seeing patchy bare spots.

Your lawn has started growing, GREAT! Now you are seeing patchy bare spots.

During winter dormancy, you'll notice a slowdown in our grass growth and the emergence of a tan, rather than green-colored lawn. This happens because sunlight is scarce, temperatures are low, and fertilization treatments can no longer be applied. There are some preventative measures you can take before temperatures drop, like a winter fertilizer and removing leaves, but you'll typically still see some type of grass damage. If you want to fill in those bare spots by overseeding in the ...
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Try Our Liquid Aeration This Spring!

Finally - the birds are chirping, the air is fresh, and your colorful flowers are starting to bloom. Almost every lawn can benefit from a little boost in spring when your grass is coming out of winter dormancy. Liquid aeration is one great way to help. Aeration services will open up your soil and give the roots of your grass much better access to nutrients, water, and sunlight. In turn, this makes your grass and plants stronger, healthier, and more prepared for the growing season...
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These 3 Lawn Diseases Can’t Wait to Make Their Appearance in Spring

These 3 Lawn Diseases Can’t Wait to Make Their Appearance in Spring

When a lawn disease strikes, it can spread rapidly and kill your entire lawn. Through the early identification of lawn disease, you can seek treatments and ensure your grass remains healthy. If you live in Allentown, Bethlehem, Emmaus PA, or neighboring areas your lawn is susceptible to various diseases, which generally show up around springtime. Here’s an overview of the top three lawn diseases in our area from our experts, including their symptoms, ...
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Is It a Mole or a Vole? Your Lawn Treatment Depends on It

Is It a Mole or a Vole? Your Lawn Treatment Depends on It

Send those pesky lawn pests packing with proper mole and vole control services in Allentown, PA! Have you noticed recent unsightly damage to your lawn? Maybe you’ve encountered piles of dug-up dirt or a network of cracks forming on your grass. If so, you might have a mole or a vole problem on your hands. Which is it? Sometimes it's hard to tell. Either way, our team at Green Turf Care is here to help, but first let’s go over the telltale signs of mole and ...
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How NOT to Fertilize Your Lawn! Don’t Hire the Wrong Company

How NOT to Fertilize Your Lawn! Don’t Hire the Wrong Company

Fertilizing a lawn is a delicate process—too much, and you'll burn the roots, too little, and your grass won't thrive. However, even if you've made the wise decision to leave fertilizing up to a lawn care company, a lot can go wrong. Using the wrong fertilizer, over-fertilizing, and fertilizing at the wrong time of year can all cause serious issues in your lawn. At Green Turf Care, we understand our local climate, soil conditions, and grass varieties, allowing our...
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Dead Lawn Patches: Lack of Nutrients, Insects, or Disease?

Dead Lawn Patches: Lack of Nutrients, Insects, or Disease?

Have dead, brown, or yellow spots on your lawn? Determining the root cause is the first step in resolving any lawn problem. At Green Turf Care, we have over a decade of experience fixing lawns in the Allentown area, and there’s no problem we haven’t seen. We’re happy to evaluate your lawn and help you resolve any issues, but in the meantime, let’s go over a few things that cause patchy grass. Both over and under-watering can cause damage to your lawn. Grass needs...
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Your pets are at risk! Is your lawn care company applying pet-friendly treatments?

Your pets are at risk! Is your lawn care company applying pet-friendly treatments?

The great outdoors is your pet's favorite place to be! They like to dig their noses in your flower beds, play endless games of fetch, and wrestle around in your lush grass. As a pet owner, you want the best for your pets and that means making sure the applications you apply to your lawn aren't harmful to them. Your lawn might receive a number of treatments each month to keep it green and healthy including fertilization, weed control, aeration, and overseeding. Some...
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Does Liquid Aeration Actually Work?

Does Liquid Aeration Actually Work?

Liquid aeration is the process of loosening compacted soil or breaking down thatch. It allows more air and water to reach the plants’ roots, resulting in healthy root development and, in turn, healthy grass growth. This lawn care treatment offers many benefits over the traditional core aeration technique because it takes less time and doesn't leave a mess of soil cores on your lawn. We offer quality liquid lawn aeration, among other lawn care services in the Greater...
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DON'T MISS Your First Spring Fertilization Treatment!

DON'T MISS Your First Spring Fertilization Treatment!

Spring is finally around the corner and you might be thinking of all the ways to jump-start your spring cleaning. From donating clothes to cleaning off your window sills, spring cleaning is a way to revive your surroundings and prepare for the warm weather ahead. But, what about your lawn? The snow is melting and your grass is finally breathing some fresh air again! Give it the boost it needs with the first fertilization treatment of the year. For months now, your grass has been lying...
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4 Surefire Ways to Destroy Your Lawn This Spring

4 Surefire Ways to Destroy Your Lawn This Spring

Lawn care in the spring season is necessary to ensure your grass grows in thick, vibrant, and green after the long winter months. Things can quickly become complicated when it comes to grass health, so it is best to consult a professional before you do anything that might harm your lawn. If you do try this on your own, you should at least be aware of the simple mistakes that could destroy your lawn. Unfortunately, it is very easy to make lawn care mistakes that could do more harm than good....
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