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Like to Waste Money? Then Overseed in the Spring.

Keeping your lawn happy and healthy involves performing several lawn care services at certain times of the year, such as liquid aeration in the spring, core aeration in the fall, and overseeding in the fall. At Green Turf Care, we always overseed local lawns in the fall because it is the best time. Learn why you should not overseed your entire lawn in the spring in Emmaus, Macungie, Allentown, and the other surrounding areas of Pennsylvania. Why Your Lawn Benefits from...
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The Best Way to Prevent Red Thread Lawn Disease in Pennsylvania

When the air gets cooler and there is excess moisture on the ground, your cool-season grass is more prone to develop a lawn disease called red thread. The name comes from the pinkish-red threads that grow out of the tops of the grass blades. While the appearance may seem disconcerting, it is relatively easy for our lawn care experts to eliminate. Learn more about this fungal disease and how we at Green Turf Care can help properties in Allentown, Emmaus, Macungie, and nearby...
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Preventative Grub Control = Lawn Insurance

One of the most common destroyers of lawns is a tiny insect no bigger than your fingertip. It is hard to believe that such a small organism is capable of taking down entire lawns, but they can and they will do it quickly. What is this tiny insect? It's a white grub, which is the larvae of certain types of beetles. Learn how our lawn care experts can stop this menace to your grass in areas such as Allentown, Emmaus, Macungie, and nearby communities in Pennsylvania. ...
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Liquid Aeration vs. Core Aeration

Liquid Aeration vs. Core Aeration

One of the key pieces to a successful lawn care routine is the task of lawn aeration. Aeration is a way to loosen up your soil and allow nutrients to pass through to the roots of your grass, which will help to strengthen the overall lawn. At Green Turf Care, we provide both liquid aeration and core aeration services. Learn the difference between them and when they should be done at residential and commercial properties in Allentown, Emmaus, Macungie, and neighboring areas of...
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Will A Vibrant, Healthy Lawn Improve Property Values?

Will A Vibrant, Healthy Lawn Improve Property Values?

Curb appeal is paramount in selling your home, but how much does a turn-key lawn matter? If you’re trying to sell your home in the Lehigh Valley region, you know that median home prices are at an all-time high, which means that there is some healthy competition! And, with competition in selling your home, you have to offer something different — that uncommon aspect to your home could just be your pristine and well-manicured lawn!  We never thought of ourselves as the business that...
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Home Lawn Irrigation Systems

Home Lawn Irrigation Systems

Better determine the type of irrigation that makes sense for your Lehigh Valley lawn! The Lehigh Valley region is no stranger to moisture with humid summers and plenty of rainstorms, in addition to the much colder winters than usher in the snow. But, in the thick of the hot Pennsylvania summers, water is highly regarded for maintaining an emerald green patch of land — your lawn!  At Green Turf Care, we don’t want you to fret over a healthy and happy lawn which is why, over the...
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When Worms Collide

When Worms Collide

Do you have lawn deterioration? Learn how worms could be the culprit! Upon reading the title of this article, you may be thinking, I thought worms didn’t harm the lawn! This is absolutely true for earthworms, but when it comes to armyworms and cutworms, they can greatly maim a healthy lawn.  If armyworms and cutworms are a concern to you, at Green Turf Care we provide grub control to the Lehigh Valley region to protect your grass season after season. Learn more about the...
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Tackling The Brown, Patchy Areas Of Your Lawn

Tackling The Brown, Patchy Areas Of Your Lawn

Get them, before they get you (or your sanity)!   We all know them — the brown, patchy areas that crop up and ruin the lush, green aesthetics of the well-manicured lawn that we once had. And, what will the neighbors think?! If you’re struggling to contain a thinning lawn where the sparse areas are becoming more frequent, it’s time to call in backup!   At Green Turf Care, not only can we maintain beautifully thick, green lawns, but we’re to help restore them! Join us in today’s post ...
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The Trouble With Moss

The Trouble With Moss

When we think of weeds we often think of crabgrass and broadleaf, but moss is one of the most relentless and frustrating weeds that destroy our lawns! Combating weeds in the Lehigh Valley region is something to expect — with a beautifully humid and warm climate in the spring and summer months, a lawn that is already struggling is susceptible to lawn disease and weeds, especially moss.  Oftentimes moss is left out of the weed conversation, but it’s persistent and ready to...
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Lawn Restoration

Lawn Restoration

Whether you’re fighting pests and grubs or your lawn has succumbed to weeds, there are steps that can be taken to help restore your lawn. Can a lawn survive red thread, crabgrass, or dry, brown patches? When a lawn begins to show signs of distress, it’s vital that it’s addressed immediately or you may face a long, arduous road ahead of you trying to restore your lawn. But, it can be done! At Green Turf Care, our 6-step fertilization program combined with other lawn treatments such...
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