We have seen record rainfalls and extreme periods of heat over the past couple months. Main issues we are seeing is areas stressed from heat, particularly in clay soils where the roots get very hot or don't drain well. Weed pressure is extremely high this year too, with the heavy rainfalls, pre-emergent protection is [...]
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I think we are all anxious to get out of the house and do some work in our lawns and landscape beds. Getting leaves and sticks cleaned from the winter will prevent matting of grass and look good too. Adding a fresh layer of mulch is an great way to make your landscape look [...]
Your lawn is recovering in the fall from summer stresses and is the time to prepare for a great lawn next year. Heat, drought and insect damage have been, and continue to be a problem this year. Watering remains important through the fall aid in that recovery. Aerating, fertilizing, overseeding and topdressing are all [...]
It has been unusually hot this Summer, with very little rain. The majority of the insect damage I have seen on lawns is sod webworms. If you see little, tan moths when you are mowing flying out of the grass along with tan or brown spotting of grass, this would be webworm moth damage. [...]
Seems like it's been three weeks since we last saw the sun. It was a pretty boring winter, with little snow and mild temperatures. The grass is starting to grow in areas that see the minimal sunlight we have received. Soil temperatures are still in the upper 40's and when we do finally see [...]