Tips for Watering Your Lawn in the Summer Months

Water is a precious commodity today as climate change has increased the likelihood of droughts in areas of the country once immune to such occurrences.   As the summer months quickly approach, here are a few things to remember as you calculate the necessary watering schedule for your lawn.   For starters, it’s always important…

How to Control Summertime Weeds on Your Lawn

Warmer weather translates to more time spent outdoors, and the more time you spend outdoors, the more you notice weeds sprouting up on your lawn.   Lawns are often most stressed during the summertime when temperatures are at their peak, and the long days of sunshine can quickly and easily dry out your turf.  …

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Why Schedule an Organic Lawn Care Program this Spring?

Many homeowners might not know that now they can care for their lawns more responsibly with an effective, organically produced lawn care program. SavATree’s organic lawn care program, audited by the Organic Material Review Institute (OMRI), provides an environmentally responsible way to care for your lawn while retaining the lush green color many homeowners consider ideal. From…

What Is Lawn Aeration and Is It Necessary for My Lawn?

The first day of spring is Sunday, March 20, 2022, and as the day draws near, questions about properly preparing your lawn for the start of the growing season begin to increase. One question which continually generates confusion (and skeptics) is whether or not to aerate your lawn come the spring. What’s important to remember…

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Greening up Grass

While lawns are more eco-friendly than pavement or architecture due to their ability to absorb carbon dioxide, mitigate stormwater, slow erosive forces and infiltrate water, they can be high maintenance and energy inefficient. Lawn care usually consists of fertilizing, disease control, pest management and a consistent watering regime, all of which has an impact ecologically…

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Turf Tribulations

Several minor, late season turf diseases have been reported found on lawns recently. Leaf spot and blight diseases such as Colletotrichum, Curvularia, Leptosphaerulina, and Ascochyta often develop as the result of long-term exposure to stress, like the end of summer that had variable periods of precipitation and high soil and air temperatures, such as the one we are currently…

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Aeration Assets

While there may be may things which may solely or combined be behind your lawn’s health problems, soil compaction may at the root (no pun intended). When the top 4 inches of the soil layer become compressed the movement of air, water and nutrients to the root system is hampered. Compacted soil can contribute to…

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Turf Talk

Weevils and White Grubs …oh my! In the northern parts of the region Annual Bluegrass Weevils are just reaching their larval stage while the southern areas should have already incurred the worst of the primary generation. The damage should not have been too severe as the first stage occurred during the earlier part of June…