How Grass Benefits the Environment While homeowners appreciate the beauty of their turf grass, few recognize their environmental benefits. Grass is an important component of urban and rural lawns and landscapes. Natural turf grasses are sustainable and it can deliver multiple benefits artificial lawns can’t match. Here are some of the benefits of grass both
Why Hiring Lawn Care Professionals Is Worth It Maintaining a lawn can be quite a chore. Although some homeowners claim to enjoy yardwork, many of us would rather spend our weekends relaxing and enjoying the time with our family – or frankly, doing anything besides pushing a mower uphill in the dog days of summer.
How to Prevent Crabgrass Warmer spring temperatures bring your lawn to life. Unfortunately, tenacious crabgrass also comes to life during this season. Crabgrass is usually blamed for any unwanted grass that grows in someone’s manicured lawn. Keep crabgrass from taking over your lawn with a little preventative action. If it has already established itself, you
How to Protect Plants from Frost A freezing temperature is one of the biggest worries of gardeners. Frosts can harm or kill plants and damage crops, that’s why you need to act fast to protect it from the dangerous temperature. Luckily, you have lots of options for frost protection even if you’re not prepared in
Employing basic lawn care practices such as proper mowing, fertilizing and watering is necessary to achieve and maintain a beautiful lawn. Aeration can also be a vital element to a healthy lawn because it allows air and water to penetrate built-up grass or lawn thatch. Make way for a beautiful lawn with this quick guide
Fall Lawn Care Guide The end of summer doesn’t mean the end of lawn care. Some homeowners think lawns need less care in the fall because the grass grows more slowly. Actually, your grass still needs attention in the fall, just like it does in the spring! Grass busily absorbs energy, moisture, and nutrients during
With the summer months approaching, it is important to protect your yard from snakes. Poisonous or not, snakes can be harmful to your pets and children, so follow these tips for keeping snakes from living in your yard. Keep your lawn mowed The first and biggest deterrent to snakes is properly maintaining the grass in
Summer has arrived, so paying close attention to the needs of your lawn is essential to get things up and running for the warmer months. For many people, this means reviving their lawns in two ways: with seed or sod. There are several things to consider before choosing which one you’d like to use to
Mulch can be applied to garden beds and on top of the exposed soil to promote healthy plant growth and prevent weed growth. The Ideal level of mulch in garden beds and on top of tree roots is 2-3 inches. Mulch should be re-applied to the area once the layer has reached below 2 inches.
Overseeding is a reseeding technique used to thicken lawns that have sparse ground coverage. Overseeding is recommended for lawns that were established using seed rather than sod. If your lawn has brown or dead patches, overseeding may not help because the issue may need to be fixed with proper watering or soil treatment. Choose the