Renovate Your Lawn For Optimal Health

Overview Lawn renovation is important to keep your lawn strong, healthy and lush. The healthier your lawn the easier it is to keep weeds from growing. In this post we will go over two of the main cultural practices; core aeration and over seeding and when you should have them done.

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Proper Spring Watering

Ensure your turf, trees, and shrubs are getting enough water this spring. April is usually a month full of precipitation, but 2012 has been different. With very little rain, much of our region has been bordering on drought conditions. This does not bode well for plant and turf health, as ample water is necessary this time of year to ensure...

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Fertilize Your Lawn Now For Great Results in the Spring

Fall lawn fertilization will help give your lawn what it needs to thrive next spring. Fertilizing your lawn in the fall is one of the simplest forms of turf management there is. Effective, off the shelf fertilizers are readily available at your local hardware store, and will get your lawn the nutrients it needs. Invest in an inexpensive spreader, or...

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Warm Fall is Extending Lawn Care Season

Beautiful, warm weather is bringing many people joy and happiness, as the summer-like high temps are great for outdoor activities. However, this weather also brings an extended growing and lawn care season. Care for your turf now, before its too late! In previous posts, we’ve stressed the importance of fall lawn care. Caring for your lawn in the fall should...

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Grub Damage in New England

If you’re noticing areas of your lawn that have been mysteriously ripped up or damaged, it may be because you have an abundance of grubs in your turf. Grubs are beetle larvae that hatch in your soil and feed on the roots of your turf. Though the damage caused by grubs can be significant, it is usually the animals looking...

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Slice Seed Your Lawn for Thick, Healthy Turf Year Round

Slice seeding during the fall helps to promote a healthy, great looking lawn throughout all of the seasons. A slice seeder is a mechanism that creates small slices or slits in your turf to help improve the water, mineral, and air flow in your soil, and help relieve soil compaction. Couple these slices with the broadcast of new seed, and...

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