The 5 Best Crabgrass Killers

The 5 Best Crabgrass Killers

smooth crabgrass

Crabgrass is an invasive annual weed that can quickly get out of hand if not properly prevented using crabgrass preventers and pre-emergent herbicides, or killing crabgrass using post-emergent 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 … Read more

Milorganite Alternatives


Milorganite is one of the best organic fertilizers on the market. The popular slow-release nitrogen formula, from Milwaukee, WI, now comes in a 32-pound bag and covers 2,500 square feet of lawn. This delivers 0.72 lbs. of nitrogen per 1,000 sq. ft. of turf. It also contains the right amount of essential phosphorus, calcium, and … Read more

Core Aeration & Overseeding


By Pat Burns, Owner of Mass Turf Aeration Healthy, dark green lawns are attractive landscape additions that can easily separate your property from the competition (your neighbor). True lawn lovers know that to maintain a green lush lawn is more of a marathon than it is a sprint. Achieving a green and weed-free lawn requires … Read more

Creeping Bentgrass

Creeping Bentgrass, more commonly known as Bentgrass, is a perennial cool season grass. This cool season grass is a popular choice of on golf courses (putting greens, tee boxes, and sometimes fairways) but is a less than desirable turfgrass for DIY homeowners. Bentgrass is a low cut grass that spreads quickly via rhizomes (roots) and … Read more

Premium Lawn Fertilization

Lawn Phix (located in Bellingham, MA) has been using specific high-quality and premium fertilizers since 2018. The main focus of this premium lawn care plan is to build the soil health, and the only way to do that is to feed your lawn AND soil – something that the other local companies do not. Our … Read more

Premium Lawn Care Services in Bellingham, MA

Beginning in April 2022, Lawn Phix (located in Bellingham, MA) will be offering its award winning cool season lawn care plan for residential and commercial properties – full service in the Norfolk County areas of Massachusetts. The lawn care services will include applications of the highest quality professional turf products. These exact products that I … Read more

A Complete Guide To Nutsedge


Nutsedge (sometimes called “nutgrass”) is a summer perennial weed that can be extremely difficult to control. Most people think that Nutsedge is an annual weed because it appears to ‘die-off’ in cooler temperatures. However, nutsedge is actually a perennial weed that has an aggressive root system of tubers and rhizomes below the surface, even when … Read more