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Why Is My Grass Turning Yellow, Brown & Other Colors (Not Green)?

Summertime for cool season grasses can be a very tricky and troublesome period for many lawn care enthusiasts. Between drought and heat stress, grubs and insects, brown patch disease and everything in between fertilizer and herbicide burn, the most common question(s) this time of year is, what wrong with my lawn? Why is my grass … Read more Why Is My Grass Turning Yellow, Brown & Other Colors (Not Green)?

The 5 Best Crabgrass Killers

Crabgrass is an invasive annual weed that can quickly get out of hand if not properly prevented using pre-emergents, or killing crabgrass using post-emergents herbicides. Crabgrass will begin to germinate when the soil temperatures reach approximately 55 degrees for four or more consecutive days, and continue to germinate throughout the spring and early summer months … Read more The 5 Best Crabgrass Killers

Spreader Review: Spyker P20-5010 vs Lesco 50 lb Broadcast Spreader

There are many fertilizer spreaders types to choose from. But when it comes to prosumer models, that list gets narrowed down quickly. “Prosumer” can be defined as “an amateur who purchases equipment with quality or features suitable for professional use.” Two of the more popular broadcast fertilizer spreader brands are Lesco and Spyker spreaders.  I … Read more Spreader Review: Spyker P20-5010 vs Lesco 50 lb Broadcast Spreader

Your Guide To The Best Cool Season Grass Varieties

There are five important cool-season grass families. Tall fescue, Kentucky bluegrass, perennial ryegrass, fine fescue and creeping bentgrass (used almost exclusively on golf course putting greens). Jonathan Green Black Beauty® Ultra contains three out of the five families. These grass varieties, bred by Jonathan Green turf grass plant breeders, are some of the best on … Read more Your Guide To The Best Cool Season Grass Varieties

Jonathan Green Black Beauty Heavy Traffic Grass Seed Review

Several years ago I underwent a full renovation in my backyard which originally spanned approximately 6,000 ft² Many trees (large and small) were taken down, as well as some wooded areas and plenty of weeds. Fast forward to 2017 and we expanded the backyard yet again to the tune of 10,000 total square feet. Jonathan … Read more Jonathan Green Black Beauty Heavy Traffic Grass Seed Review

How To Prevent & Treat Brown Patch in Lawns

You survived another long winter. You jumped into your early spring lawn care plan and began the much anticipated hard work of clean-up, applied your first application of crabgrass control and prevention, fertilizer, and are starting to see the lawn quickly green-up and grow like crazy.  But soon both the outside temperature and humidity levels … Read more How To Prevent & Treat Brown Patch in Lawns

When To Treat For Grubs in Your Lawn

Grubs, white grubs, grub worms. No matter what you call them, these pests, when left untreated, can wreak havoc in a lawn in absolutely no time.  Before jumping into prevention, controlling, and killing grubs in your lawn, it’s important to know about the Japanese beetle and its life cycle.  Grubs are the larval stage of … Read more When To Treat For Grubs in Your Lawn