Don’t Let Ticks Ruin Your Summer.

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Is it just me, or does it seem like there are more insect-borne diseases to be aware of? Maybe it was the innocence of youth, but I don’t remember being overly concerned about things like ticks and mosquitoes growing up.  Don’t get me wrong, I had my share of mosquito bites, and since most of… Read more »

How Reducing Thatch Can Help Your Lawn

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It’s that time of year again. Time to break out the aerator on warm season turfs like bermudagrass and zoysiagrass. Core aeration, sometimes referred to as core aerification, is a process where a machine makes multiple passes over a lawn, pulling cores of dirt ranging from two to four inches deep and deposits those cores… Read more »

Caring for Fescue in the Summer

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Fescue Lawns are some of the best looking lawns during the spring in this part of the country.  This year has been no exception.  The cooler than normal spring helped this cool-season grass maintain it’s health and vigor into the start of summer.  However, our sudden turn to July-like temperatures and higher humidities has the… Read more »

Keep Your Pets Safe This Summer

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Mosquitoes. The insect that everyone loves to hate, and the ultimate party crashers. Every time we want to be outside enjoying our beautiful lawn, mosquitoes end up crashing the party, annoying and biting us and our loved ones.  It isn’t just us humans that they are after though; they will zero in on our pets… Read more »