Rejuvinating

Cutting high and feeding properly will encourage your lawn to be vigorous. Vacant or thin areas fill in as a result. Some of the bare spots may need to be reseeded. To do this, rake the bare area up to remove weeds and loosen the soil. Seed with a good seed mixture, and feed with…

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Watering

With very few exceptions a healthy lawn need not be watered more than once a week. When it is watered, however it should be thoroughly drenched to encourage its’ roots to grow deep. The idea is to saturate the entire root zone to a point even past (lower than) the desired root zone. Watering more…

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Grubs

Your best defence against grubs – any pests for that matter – is a healthy, properly fed lawn. Simply because you have grubs in your lawn or garden does not mean treatment is necessary. Grubs – like most insects – actually benefit soil structure. They also help keep the soil aerated much like earthworms do….

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Fertilizing

By far the most important lawn fertilization application is in the fall. Your lawn should be given a good feeding just before winter (after the last cutting) in order for the roots to “fatten up” in much the same way an animal does before hibernating for the winter. Many of us tend to fertilize in…

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Lawn Cutting Height

Without question the number one most important detail in proper lawn care is the cutting height. Believe it or not – nine times out of ten – cutting your lawn is detrimental to it’s health. NEVER CUT TOO SHORT.  The ideal height for most residential lawns, (which are usually a variety of Kentucky bluegrass) is…

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