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 »

Azalea Care 101

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Everyone has their favorite spring flowers.  For some, it is the daffodil that pops up signaling the start of spring.  For others, it is the tulip that is in the background of so many Easter photos, but for me, its always been the azalea.  Technically, azaleas are evergreen shrubs, but the burst of colorful blooms… Read more »