Tips & Resources

March 30, 2017

What are the benefits of top dressing?

Top Dressing

Every spring topsoil companies are busy dumping piles of soil onto driveways and front lawns. From there the soil is moved to fill gardens, flower beds and used as a top-dressing for the lawn. I’m often asked about the benefits of top-dr...

March 30, 2017

How do I fix dog spots on my grass?

Fixing Pet Damage

Anyone with a pet dog knows that all the love and attention they provide comes at cost… dog spots on the lawn. They are most apparent after the snow melts each spring but they continue to turn up all summer long. Dog spots are round patc...

March 30, 2017

How do I save my lawn in a drought?

Drought Stress

If Mother Nature doesn’t provide rain on request, it’s up to you to water your lawn to keep it green. A beautiful lawn needs fertilizer and water to maintain its looks and lush growth. Too often proper watering is overlooked by homeowner...

March 30, 2017

How often should I mow my grass?

Mowing

Start each spring by cutting the lawn before it turns green and begins growing. Clipping off the old dead tips gives the lawn its cue to start growing. The sooner you get the lawn growing the better you can crowd out the weeds before the...

March 22, 2017

What is Aeration and what are its benefits?

Aeration

Aeration is the process of reducing soil compaction by removing hundreds of small cores of earth (about the size of your finger) and depositing them on top of the lawn. The resulting holes provide the BIG benefits to the lawn. After year...