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Thanks for stopping by. My name is Mark Marino – the owner and operator of Lawn Phix, a turf nutrition company in Bellingham, Massachusetts. I am licensed and insured and serve the great residents and businesses of Bellingham, Franklin, and surrounding towns. Check out our lawn care service offerings as I am now accepting new clients for the 2024 season. My applicator license number is AL-0053865.

With a passion for lawns and turf nutrition, I launched this website in 2019 to share my DIY and professional experience. Since then, I have published over 200 blogs including lawn care calculators, free lawn care calendars, and guides for cool season lawns. Feel free to read more about me and contact me with any questions!

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How to Get Rid of Spotted Lanternflies (Kill Lanternflies in 2023)

Have you spotted an unusually bright-colored moth near your home? You’re likely seeing a new invasive species: the spotted lanternfly (SLF). Native to China, India, and Vietnam, this unwelcome pest was discovered in the US …
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Kyllinga vs Nutsedge (with Pictures!)

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Methylated Seed Oil vs Surfactant (MSO vs NIS)

Landscapers apply an adjuvant and herbicide spray solution to ensure that a post-emergent herbicide works effectively. Adjuvant spray solutions help boost herbicide performance in one of two ways: they either enhance the activity of recommended …
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Lawn Care

Stolons vs Rhizomes (and Tillers!)

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Crabgrass vs Dallisgrass (Identification, Differences & Similarities)

Difficult to control, both crabgrass and dallisgrass are grassy weeds that can be difficult to identify and manage. Once they invade your healthy lawn, either grassy weed may prove tenacious and tough to eradicate. Although …
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Lawn Care

How to Get Rid of Horseweed in Lawn (2023 Horseweed Control)

An annual plant that grows throughout North America, horseweed is sometimes known as a mare’s tail or butterweed. Generally regarded as a noxious weed, horsetail can be highly problematic for lawns as it’s developed resistance …
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Why are there so many dragonflies in my yard?

Dragonflies are some of the most fascinating insects in the United States. Despite their ferocious name and brightly colored exoskeletons, these flying insects are far less dangerous than you may first believe. But what happens …
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