Grubs Anyone?

Grubs Anyone?

If you’ve had problems in early summer with beetles, and by late summer dead patches of grass have appeared in your lawn, you probably have grubs. Grubs are the larvae of Japanese beetles, June beetles, chafers, and others. These white, C-shaped grubs feast on organic...
Why Your Lawn Needs Aeration

Why Your Lawn Needs Aeration

Your lawn needs to breathe. Every time you step on your lawn, mow your grass, or allow your children to play in the yard, your lawn soil becomes a little more compacted. Minimal use usually isn’t a significant problem. Seasonal freezing and thawing can help keep your...
How to Keep Mosquitoes and Ticks Away

How to Keep Mosquitoes and Ticks Away

How to Keep Mosquitoes and Ticks Away From Your Deck and Yard Mosquitoes: According to the CDC, the most important thing you can do to keep mosquitoes out of your yard is to eliminate their preferred breeding grounds. Keep your gutters clean, and your birdbaths, old...
10 Things to Do in Your Garden in May

10 Things to Do in Your Garden in May

No matter where you live, May is a busy time in the garden. No matter what your gardening interest/obsession—vegetables, flowers, roses, shrubs, and trees—it’s time to don your work gloves and dig in.   1. Decorate with Hanging Baskets Brighten porches, patios,...
Need Quick Tips on How to Mow the Lawn Properly?

Need Quick Tips on How to Mow the Lawn Properly?

Choose the Right Setting, Time and Pattern Grass does better if it’s cut at a higher mower setting. This also helps cut down on weeds. The optimum goal is to cut one-third of the length of grass, allowing clippings to decompose and return nutrients back into the soil....