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Lime & Fertilizer: Must-Haves This Fall for Lawn Health

Lime & Fertilizer: Must-Haves This Fall for Lawn Health

Lime and fertilizer are two lawn care treatments that help give your lawn a lush, bright green look! But did you know that they're the perfect service duo for fall lawn maintenance? Both treatments provide nutrients that boost the overall health and appearance of your grass, so there's no reason why lime and fertilizer can't be used together! See how much lime and fertilizer treatments can benefit the health of your lawn during the fall season! Why should you...
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How Do You Tell If Your Lawn Needs Lime This Fall?

Lime, also known as garden lime, is a soil amendment made of crushed limestone and contains calcium, magnesium, and potassium. Lime is used to balance out a lawn's soil pH level and is especially effective when combined with fertilization treatments. Fall is the ideal time of year to apply a lime treatment because it can take between 6 months to a year before you see the full results in your yard. But the wait is worth it! Lawns that have been treated with lime grow back healthier and...
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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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Why Choosing a Local Lawn Care Company is Always A Smart Decision

Why Choosing a Local Lawn Care Company is Always A Smart Decision

Every homeowner wants a healthy, green and beautiful lawn, but lawn maintenance can be time-consuming and difficult. There are homeowners who are inexperienced or simply don’t have the time to care for their lawn themselves.  At this point, it may be a good idea to look into hiring a professional lawn care company. But how to choose the right company for your lawn? Should you go local or choose a franchise company instead?  When hiring a lawn care service, it is easy to think a...
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How to Winterize The Cool-Season Grasses in Your Lawn

How to Winterize The Cool-Season Grasses in Your Lawn

Getting your lawn ready for the winter is the first step for a green, healthy, and lush spring lawn. Once fall’s nip hits the air, it is time to winterize your lawn.  Lawn winterization is a very important part of lawn care, especially for cool-season grasses. The grass plants are living organisms that need to be properly cared for. The harsh winter months and low temperatures are the hardest on the grass plants and the autumn is when the grass starts to prepare itself for...
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Red Thread In The Lawn: How To Identify And Control It

Red Thread In The Lawn: How To Identify And Control It

Red thread is one of the most serious spring and summer lawn diseases. It is also one of the most common fungal patch diseases found on lawns in Pennsylvania – especially in places where the turf is deficient in nitrogen. Known for causing brown patches of turf mostly in the wet summer months, red thread destroys the grass in the autumn months as well. The actual cause of it is the fungus named ‘Laetisaria fuciformis’. Even though red thread does not kill the...
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Starting Off With Lawn Care In The Right Way

Starting Off With Lawn Care In The Right Way

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Bug21tjYIGI&feature=youtu.be When it comes to lawn care, there is no “one size fits all” solution that can be applied for all lawns, all turfs and all seasons. The truth is, lawn care practices are seasonal which means that the efforts you put in the springtime and summer days would give the results you should expect all year round. One great example on this topic is fertilizing. If you don’t use a lawn care company in Pennsylvania and decide to...
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Why Hiring a Lawn Care Company (Aeration Service) is Worth It

Why Hiring a Lawn Care Company (Aeration Service) is Worth It

Why Hiring a Lawn Care Company (Aeration Service) is Worth It Fertilizing, mowing, aerating, and weeding when done right, maintaining your lawn can be quiet and enjoyment! Hiring a lawn care company is worth it! Find out why! There are some homeowners who claim to enjoy mowing the lawn, fertilizing it regularly, and etc. However, there are others who would rather spend the rest of the day reading a book, relaxing with family, and doing anything besides spending 3-4 hours taking...
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How to over-seed your lawn.

How to over-seed your lawn.

A Complete Guide to Overseeding Your Lawn If you want to give your lawn a greater resistance to drought and disease and better color, overseed is the answer! Read and discover when to seed, when not to seed, the best methods you need to try, and much more! Introduction to Overseeding For those of you who don’t know… Overseeding is the process of planting of grass seed into existing turf, without demolishing the soil or the turf. It is a simple technique used to improve the...
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The Best Lawn Care Service Tools

The Best Lawn Care Service Tools

10 Handy Tools to Make Your Lawn Beautiful We all know that high quality lawn tools are important for a healthy lawn. This is what most of the lawn companies advise. Whether it’s aeration and overseeding, lawn mowing or general maintenance and making most of the DIY lawn care services when the new season knocks on the door, as a lawn owner you need to know a couple of lawn care basics in order to make your yard looking at its best. Both hand and motor-based tools are important for ...
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