Grazing in the Grass

Republished with permission from Frank S. Rossi, Associate Professor and Extension Turfgrass Specialist, Cornell University Turfgrass Program http://turf.cals.cornell.edu If there is adequate soil moisture in the soil surface to allow turf green-up (maybe growth) than renovation programs, fertilization, weed control, seeding and sodding can occur and expect at least moderate to good success from these…

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Fall Lawn

So far September has averaged 9 degrees warmer than September is expected to be. This additional heat, following our below normal rainfall for most of our operating area, has presented challenges in performing our seeding and core aeration services. Each of our branches has a specific plan for meeting the turf needs within their geography,…

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Emerald Ash Borer

EAB has proven to be an expensive and unpredictable challenge to local shade tree commissions. We have a wide scope of offerings beginning with individual tree assessment, all the way up to comprehensive tree inventory and management plans for entire cities. Here’s a recent article highlighting actions by the Rutherford Shade Tree Department and the…

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Dogwood Sawflies

Wasp-like adults emerge sometime in May through July and oviposit eggs onto the underside of leaves. Other species of sawflies have been abundant this year so far.  Larvae feed gregariously and skeletonize leavesas early instars, but eventually consume entire leaves except for tough mid-veins. Learn more about Dogwood on our website   http://www.savatree.com/dogwood-tree.html            …

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