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Does Fertilizer Wash Away In Heavy Rain?

Keeping your grass happy throughout the growing season requires routine fertilizer treatments, as they provide nutrients that your lawn and soil need to thrive. A lawn care program is an investment, so it makes sense that you may be concerned about your recent treatment washing away in a heavy rainstorm. The answer to whether or not it will wash away is not always an easy one to answer. Learn more about fertilizer treatments and how rainfall can potentially affect them on your residential,...
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Lawn Watering Guide for the Lehigh Valley in Pennsylvania

Lawn Watering Guide for the Lehigh Valley in Pennsylvania

When you spend a lot of time outside in the summer heat, you need water to combat dehydration--humans are made up of water, and so is your grass. Your grass is outside all day long in the heat and needs water, too. Your grass is made up of 85 percent water, so if it does not get enough moisture, it will suffer. Watering your lawn properly is essential to its health, color, and happiness. Improper watering can weaken the lawn and cause all sorts of future problems for your grass. Learn about...
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Wet & Slimy or Fluffy White Fungus on Your Lawn is Probably Pythium Blight

Wet & Slimy or Fluffy White Fungus on Your Lawn is Probably Pythium Blight

During summer, if you happen to walk outside to see wet, slimy, or fluffy white fungus on your grass, then your lawn has more than likely been attacked by a disease called Pythium blight. This disease creeps up in the summer under the right conditions. Learn more about Pythium blight and how you can fight it off in areas such as Bethlehem, Allentown, Emmaus, and surrounding areas of Pennsylvania. Why Your Lawn May Have Gotten Pythium Blight As with any fungal...
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5 Tips for the Best Lawn on the Block

Do you want a lawn that you can walk on barefoot, or that your neighbors will all envy? In order to make that happen, there are some lawn care tasks you will need to routinely do. For lawns in Allentown, Emmaus, Bethlehem, and surrounding areas of Pennsylvania, here are five tips to cultivate the best lawn on the block. 1. Aerate and overseed in the fall. The most important thing you can do for your lawn is to aerate and overseed it in the fall. Core aeration...
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Want More Yellow Nutsedge? Just Pull It!

When unsightly yellow nutsedge invades your lawn, your first instinct might be to try and pull it out just like any other weed--but that is probably the worst thing you can do for your lawn. Never try to pull yellow nutsedge unless you want a yard that is completely full of it. If you are not sure if your lawn has yellow nutsedge, check out more information about the invasive plant here. Learn why you should never pull nutsedge out of the ground in areas such as Bethlehem,...
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How to Kill Yellow Nutsedge in Pennsylvania

Seeing yellow nutsedge in your yard can be incredibly frustrating, especially since this invasive weed is very difficult to get rid of, or suppress. The weed pops up without warning and spreads quickly without proper management. What exactly is yellow nutsedge and how can it destroy the grass? Click here for more information. Learn how to kill or suppress yellow nutsedge in residential and commercial lawns in Bethlehem, Allentown, Emmaus, and the surrounding communities...
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Pulling Lawn Weeds Is a Waste of Time

When you walk out to see weeds in your lawn, it is tempting to just yank them up by the roots to remove them as they are unsightly. However, this practice can actually end up causing more work than you want to have. Instead, there are better steps to take when it comes to weeds growing in your grass. Learn why pulling weeds can be a massive waste of your time in Allentown, Bethlehem, Emmaus, and nearby areas of Pennsylvania. Pulling weeds takes a long time and is...
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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 Allentown, Emmaus, Bethlehem, 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 Bethlehem, Allentown, Emmaus, 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 Bethlehem, Allentown, Emmaus, and nearby communities in Pennsylvania. ...
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