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What do you do when your carpet in your house deteriorates? You replace it!
What do you do when you’re tired old lawn deteriorates? You should replace it too!!
Do you have a tired old lawn, full of all kinds of grasses and weeds that just drive you crazy? In less than 6 or 7 weeks from now the “fall” lawn renovation season begins! (August 10th – October 1st)…Continue
With temperatures going into the 90’s and no rain in the forecast, maintaining a beautiful turfgrass lawn will be difficult - even for the professionals! Hopefully, you have listened to Mark Webber and I for the last 9 months and done everything we suggested that you do to get your turfgrass deeply rooted. These practices would have included Late Season High Nitrogen Fertilization back in November or early December, and also Hollow Tine Core Aeration.
We have had a wonderful spring…Continue
Yellow nutsedge is one of those weeds that can take uninvited residence in your turf and ornamental beds! It is a warm-season perennial weed that is best identified by how rapidly it grows in comparison to the surrounding grass. As described by the OARDC: “Yellow nutsedge is an erect, grass-like perennial, characterized by its shiny yellowish-green leaves, triangular stem, golden-brown flower head and shallow rhizomes (horizontal underground stems) that…
Does your lawn resemble this picture?
If so, this is evidence of unsharpened mower blades at work on your turf – and it’s something you need to be paying attention to! If your mower blades are not sharp, your turf is more than likely being shredded with dull mower blades. Not cleanly cut with a sharp…Continue
Spring is in full swing here in Southern and Central Ohio! So far this season, Mother Nature has given us heavy rains and will soon be providing us with high temperatures up into the 80’s to deal with. Lot’s for our lawns to be going through, and with the changing temperatures comes turf disease. There are more species of turf diseases than we can begin to count; however, here is a short list of (5) cold season turf diseases you want to be on the lookout for in the coming weeks.…Continue