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Taming Crabgrass, Tips for Controlling Crabgrass All Season Long

WHAT IS CRABGRASS? Crabgrass is an intrusive weed that seeks to establish itself throughout your lawn at the expense of your turfgrass. Although technically a grass, crabgrass is far from the rich soft carpet you want your lawn to have. Originating in Africa, crabgrass (scientifically known as digitaria) has coarse, thick blades that grow in […]

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Spring Clean Up Tips

Raking: It’s Not Just For Fall Anymore Raking lawns to air out dead spots after winter is over Rakes can be used for more than just leaf removal. In fact, raking your lawn this spring will encourage better early-season green-up and improved growth throughout the summer. Over the winter, snow mold disease, foot traffic on frozen turf, heavy […]

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Bug Free Summer with Perimeter Pest Control

Perimeter Pest Control What is it? Perimeter Pest Control is a series of up to 4 applications beginning in late Spring, and repeating about every 30 days. This treatment is designed to establishes an insect shield around your home. This shield drastically reduces the number of insects that can get to or in your home. Ants, fleas, […]

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Benefits of Fall Aeration

Lawns may deteriorate over time due to excess thatch, soil compaction, or a combination of the two. Aeration helps to manage thatch buildup and reduce problems arising from soil compaction. Proper aeration can help build a thicker, healthier turf with superior resistance to weeds, diseases, and insects. Most lawns will benefit from being aerated every 1-3 […]

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