Introduction Perennials and annuals germinate under different environmental conditions and at different times of the year. Crabgrass and foxtail are some of the common annual grassy weeds common in turfgrass in the Spring. Poa annua is an example of grassy weeds that germinate in the Fall. Crabgrass germinates first followed by foxtail because of its … Read moreFertilization Weed Control: How do Pre-emergents work?
Crabgrass is a weed that will often take root in bare patches in your lawn and is extremely opportunistic. It’s that time of year when preventing crabgrass is important if you want your lawn to look as healthy as possible. When To Prevent Crabgrass Preventing crabgrass starts before the seeds have a chance to germinate, … Read morePrevent Crabgrass From Taking Over
As diligent of a landscaper as you are, chances are you’re going to deal with a few weeds sooner or later. While there are many good herbicides out there, the fact is they’re only really useful after weeds have already sprung up. Even then, it’s important to know which herbicides are most effective for the … Read moreHow Pre-Emergents Protect Your Lawn & Garden
Fall is here. And, unless you’re a fan of sweating in plaid, you’re likely anticipating a reprieve from all the heat. In this season, grass may be ready to go dormant, but now is actually the time to act for a beautiful lawn next year. Using pre-emergent weed killer now, you can knock out future … Read moreTime for Pre-Emergent Weed Killer
The turn of every season brings anticipation and excitement, along with a few important chores. This is true for your home, your car, and your yard. You spring clean the house in April and change your oil every 3,000 miles, but what kind of regular maintenance do you perform on your lawn? As the temperatures … Read moreCore Aeration: The Secret of Vibrant, Healthy Lawns
Having a lawn is awesome for a lot of reasons. You have a great place for children and dogs to run around, a relaxing spot to read a good book, and an area where you can take up fun hobbies like gardening. When you think about that, it makes sense that people’s lawns take up … Read moreTriple Threat: How Fleas, Ticks, and Chiggers Ruin Your Lawn and Landscaping
Lawn aeration remains a recommended lawn care practice and with good reason. As lawns age or see lots of traffic, their soil compacts. This constricts grass roots, robbing them of the oxygen that they need to grow. Compact soil also prevents grass roots from absorbing the nutrients and water that they need to stay healthy. … Read moreLiquid Aeration Technology: Abracadabra Your Lawn with SoilTech!
There are approximately 200 species of mosquitoes in the U.S. Mosquitos can quickly breed in your yard and become difficult to control, but how do you prevent such a dreadful scenario? In this guide, we’ll explain the steps and methods for natural mosquito control in your yard. Get rid of those pesky vampires ASAP! Get … Read moreHow to Get Rid of Mosquitoes in Your Yard
When it comes to pests, few can be more irritating than red fire ants. Fire ants are very aggressive in their behavior and aren’t afraid to sting those that come close to their dwellings. These dwellings, of course, can be located directly in your backyard. Dealing with a fire ant issue can be important, especially … Read moreFire Ant Control: How to Get Rid of Fire Ants and Keep them Away
There’s nothing quite as satisfying as a beautiful green lawn. It’s perfect for the kids to play on while the dog snoozes and the neighbors look on in envy. Alright, maybe your lawn concerns aren’t so tied up in keeping up with the Joneses, but you would still like to have a nice lawn. And … Read moreZoysia Lawn Care: How to Keep Your Zoysia Grass Healthy, Green, and Patch Free