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Summer Lawn Care Tips - Preparing My Yard for Summer

Posted by Brian Gerber on May 19, 2020 6:18:37 PM

How To Keep Your Grass Green in Hot Weather & Other Summer Lawn Care Tips 

Summer can be a very stressful time of year for your lawn with threats of heat and drought. Many of you have worked hard on your lawns in spring and now it's time to maintain the work you have already done.
We'll provide a few pointers to help you keep your lawn at peak health this summer.

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Topics: Weeds, Fertilization, Crabgrass, Lawn Tips, Summer Lawn Care

Are Grubs Attracting Moles in Your Yard?

Posted by Brian Gerber on May 8, 2020 2:08:48 PM

How Do I Know If I Have Grubs?

Have you ever noticed dead areas around your yard during summer? Patches of grass  that you could roll back like a freshly laid carpet of sod? If so, you are familiar with the damage that grubs can cause to a lawn.

Grubs can not only be a nuisance but they can attract another pests - like moles. 

Many people have found success with using specific products and control methods but there are a few things you should know before buying or implementing a treatment program.  

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Topics: Moles, Grubs, Lawn Tips

Moss Has Taken Over My Lawn - The Experts Can Help

Posted by Brian Gerber on Apr 7, 2020 3:25:29 PM

Have a moss problem in your yard? Our Lime & Aeration Services can help. 

Moss can be problematic to your turf because it will compete against grass for growing room. 

The best way to get rid of moss is to eliminate the soil environments that it thrives in. 

We will go over why you might have moss and how to get rid of it. Whether it's a temporary problem, a seasonal turf issue or something that is an issue year in and year out, we will help you get to the bottom of your moss problem. 

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Topics: Lawn care, Spring Lawn Care, Lawn Disease

Mosquitos in my Yard - Dos and Don'ts

Posted by Brian Gerber on Apr 2, 2020 2:13:13 PM

Easy Ways to Reduce Mosquitos in my Yard

Did you know that there are 18 different species of mosquitos in Connecticut and over 3,000 different species in the world? Learn about about how to control mosquito populations in your yard. 

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Topics: Lawn care, Mosquito, pests

How Much Does Tick Control Cost?

Posted by Brian Gerber on Mar 26, 2020 4:50:18 PM

Key Factors in Tick Control Cost

There are many factors that go into determining what the price of tick control will be for your lawn. Product cost, treatment areas, number of applications, and size of the area treated can all drive your costs up or down. 

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Topics: Lawn care, pests, Tick Control

How Do I Make My Lawn Safe for My Kids' Play Area?

Posted by Brian Gerber on Mar 20, 2020 12:35:42 PM

Safeguarding your Child’s Playscape Area

Have you, your friends, or your family ever been outside on the playscape and gotten hurt or ended up with tick/mosquito bites?  If so, you know that sometimes playgrounds can be a fun, but unsafe, area for children.

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Topics: Lawn care, Mosquito, Tick Control

Most Common Lawn Diseases in Connecticut

Posted by Brian Gerber on Mar 19, 2020 3:17:41 PM

Top 5 Lawn Diseases in CT

Have you noticed areas around your lawn that are dying or changing color? If so, you know how frustrating this can be.  Especially after investing hard work and money into your lawn.  Below we will talk about the top 5 diseases in CT and the best ways to control them.

Top 5 Diseases:

  1. Red Thread
  2. Summer Patch 
  3. Pythium 
  4. Gray Leaf Spot 
  5. Dollar Spot 

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Topics: Lawn care, Spring Lawn Care, Lawn Disease

How to Prevent and Control Crabgrass

Posted by Brian Gerber on Mar 5, 2020 1:28:41 PM

How to Prevent Crabgrass

Have you ever worked super hard on your lawn in the spring to have crabgrass destroy it in the summer? You used a preventative but it didn’t work? If so, you know it is a very difficult weed to control once it starts growing...
The best way to prevent crabgrass from invading your lawn in the summer is with a pre-emergent in the spring.
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Topics: Lawn care, Weeds, Spring Lawn Care, Crabgrass

Best Way to Prepare My Lawn For Spring

Posted by Brian Gerber on Feb 28, 2020 8:46:06 AM

Your DIY Guide to Spring Lawn Care

Unsatisfied with the results of your lawn? Maybe it doesn’t have the lush green look you were hoping for? Here are a few tips on preparing your lawn in the spring to avoid poor results the rest of the year.

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Topics: Choosing a lawn care company, Weeds, Fertilization, Spring Lawn Care

How to Get Rid of Ticks vs Mosquitos in My Yard?

Posted by Brian Gerber on Feb 20, 2020 8:35:35 AM

The Differences Between Tick and Mosquito Control

Everyone's been there - you are outside enjoying a wonderful summer evening and the dreaded mosquitos come swarming in, forcing your gathering inside. Are there any pet owners out there tired of scanning your beloved best friends for ticks?

Tick and mosquito control treatments can overlap in many ways. We will go over the differences so you can decide which is right for you.

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Topics: Mosquito, pests, Tick Control

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