Are your azaleas not as green as they used to be?

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Written by Evie Baltzer, LawnAmerica Horticulturist Are your Azaleas bright green or yellow in color? If so, you may have pH problems with the soil around your plants. You can determine if it’s a pH problem by inspecting the leaves a little more closely. If portions, or in severe cases, all of the leaves on… Read more »

Happy Labor Day

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I set out to write an inspiring blog today about the origins of Labor Day. After researching the start of Labor Day, I learned it was not all that inspiring. It is a holiday born out of strikes, clashes and even deaths in the late 1800’s. Many of the traditions associated with Labor Day came… Read more »

What happened to my yard? Armyworms?

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    UPDATE: It appears that we are well into our second generation of fall armyworms. Typically, one generation of fall armyworms can develop in about 18-28 days – depending on weather conditions. The first generation of the 2017 season showed up in north east Oklahoma in late July/early August – leaving plenty of time… Read more »

The time to overseed your lawn is now

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The drive into the office took a bit longer this morning.  School buses took their rightful place in the morning traffic, picking kids up and dropping them off for the start of another school year.  This familiar sight is just another reminder that summer is winding down and fall is right around the corner. With… Read more »

Aphids on Crape Myrtles

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Written by Evie Baltzer, LawnAmerica Horticulturist       Aphids are a big problem for Crape Myrtles every year and this year is no different. If you have a Crape Myrtle with wet, sticky leaves and tiny white to greenish yellow bugs all over the underside, then you probably have aphids. In this region, aphids primarily affect Crape… Read more »