A popular topic this time of year for cool season lawns is Nitrogen Blitz. This dedicated approach to feeding your lawn in the fall can provide many benefits for the remainder of the growing season. Read some frequently asked questions, and answers, about Nitrogen Blitz below. I’m located in Massachusetts and my nitrogen blitz feedings … Read more What is Nitrogen Blitz?
One of the hottest lawn care herbicide products over the past couple of years has certainly been the rising popularity of Tenacity herbicide. Luckily I was able to get my hands on some for my fall renovation before they temporarily ran out of stock. Made by Syngenta, Tenacity contains the active ingredient, mesotrione. This unique ingredient … Read more Tenacity Herbicide Review: A Cool Season Lawn Testimonial
One of the hardest decisions (and jobs) when it comes to your lawn care plan is deciding whether or not you if need to start all over. To completely renovate your lawn takes a lot of work but can be one of the most gratifying projects in your lawn – ever. Why would you want … Read more How To Renovate Your Lawn – 10 Step-by-Step Guide
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)?
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
Welcome to the dog days of summer. With excessive heat and humidity, and perhaps lack of rainfall, your lawn may be stressed or even dormant at this point. This post is to help your cool season lawn survive and thrive throughout the month of July. Watering Keeping your lawn irrigated is the most important factor … Read more July Lawn Care Schedule
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
Prepare Your Grass For A Lawn Party Whether you’re hosting a BBQ, a graduation party or even wedding event, you want your lawn to look its best. We lawn care nuts spend a lot of time in our lawns to make them as green, lush, and healthy as possible. And now it’s time to show … Read more How To Get Your Lawn Ready For Guests – 5 Simple Steps
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
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