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Color of the Year: Indigo (NALP)

Color of the Year: Indigo (NALP)

Pantone Color Institute has named “Classic Blue” the 2020 Color of Spring/Summer. This Indigo hue has already found its way into the latest fashion and decor, as well as landscapes and outdoor decor. Each year, the Pantone Color Institute releases the 12 colors of the...
How does pre-emergent prevent crabgrass?

How does pre-emergent prevent crabgrass?

Crabgrass is one of the most dreaded lawn invaders. Even if you do not know what it looks like, you have probably heard of it. Crabgrass is one of the most tenacious summer weeds for most homeowners. If a pre-emergent is not applied, large patches of crabgrass appear...
Fall Planting of Spring Bulbs

Fall Planting of Spring Bulbs

Want the beautiful Spring color next year? Now is the time to plant your daffodils, tulips, and hyacinths. There are a few ways to tell when it is time to get your bulbs in the ground, fall foliage has moved just past peak, you don’t hear those pesky crickets outside...
Overseeding Watering Requirements

Overseeding Watering Requirements

All seeds require moisture and a certain temperature range before they begin to germinate.  If the seed or sprout dries out — it dies out. Your mission then, is to provide adequate moisture at all times. The phase before you see any sprouts poking out is most...
Aerate, compost and overseed

Aerate, compost and overseed

Why and When Should I Aerate, Compost, and Reseed My Lawn? Why Aerate? Aeration extracts 2-5″ plugs of thatch and soil out from your lawn, allowing air, water, and nutrients to reach the roots of the grass more effectively. Aeration improves drainage, promotes...
Watering your lawn Q&A

Watering your lawn Q&A

When and how often do I water? The best time to water is in the early morning, between 4 and 6 AM. This allows your lawn to get a nice drink before temperatures heat up, evaporating the moisture off the plant. Watering early in the morning reduces the susceptibility...