Core Aeration & Overseeding

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

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

What is the One-Third Rule?

lawn mower cutting one-third grass

Whether you’re scrolling through lawn forums or YouTube videos, one comment, post or mention that is sure to pop-up is the one-third rule for lawn mowing. It’s a simple principle where you are mowing the grass at the right height and proper frequency. This basic turf management rule applies for golf courses and home lawns. … Read more

Organic Lawn Care

No matter what your reasoning, switching to an all-organic lawn care program can yield a thick and healthy lawn. Whether you want to limit the toxic pesticides and herbicides, or just want to feed your lawn and soil more naturally, there’s some simple steps that can get you a dark, healthy, and lush all-natural lawn. … Read more

Poa Trivialis

Poa Trivialis bunch in cool season lawn

Poa trivialis (often just called Poa triv) is a weed grass that you definitely don’t want growing in your fescue lawn. Poa trivialis, commonly known as rough bluegrass — and its cousin, Poa annua, commonly known as annual bluegrass — are among the most difficult lawn weeds to control and treat. What is Poa Trivialis? … Read more

Lawn Phix’s Lawn Care Plan for 2021


I’m always open to try new things. I’m constantly learning, too. So for 2021, I decided to do something new and go for an exclusive Kelp4less only lawn care plan. Their products are amazing and have never failed me yet. For years at my old house, I always had dead patches of grass in the … Read more