Here’s a program to help your clients’ lawns recover. 1. Mowing. Mow high, 3-5” is best during the summer. Never cut more than 1/3 of the blade. Leave the clippings. 2. Irrigation. Water deeply and infrequently. This will help roots grow deeper in the ground. Do not irrigate early morning or late afternoon as this […]
This summer has been brutal for lawns in the Northeast due to weather conditions. We have a simple solution to bring your clients’ lawns back for next year! If you haven’t put your fall application programs together yet, no worries… we have an easy to follow application program. It will provide your turf with maximum […]
Industry Article Dr.David Shetlar, Urban Landscape Entomologist at the Ohio State University Extension gave us permission to reprint this article. We strongly support his comments on the proper and effective use of pesticides.
As you know we are big proponent of Healthy Soils = Healthy Lawns. There is a recent study by Kyle Wickings (Dept. of Entomology, Cornell Univ.) that states “While grub damage can be extensive,Kyle’s previous work in NY state has determined that roughly 80% of insecticide applications
The Village of Grayslake, IL, located roughly 40 miles north and slightly west of Chicago, recently passed a law banning the use of phosphorus-based fertilizers in lawn care. One of the few exceptions is when a soil test confirms that a given lawn is deficient in phosphorus. You see, much like when a medical doctor does […]