Fluffy Yellows and Billowy Whites in Your Lawn: Dandelion Control

Dandelions are ubiquitous with the start of spring. While some folks don’t mind allowing a few blooms to feed early spring pollinators, others despise a yellow speckled lawn. If you’re in the weed-free turf camp, here are some tips for dandelion control. First, the best defense against dandelions is cultivating a healthy, robust lawn. Lawns […]

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Protecting Pollinators This Spring

As we dig into fresh soil for spring gardening, it’s a good time to sit back and remember a few garden practices that can help protect (and even attract!) pollinators to your garden this season. First, consider controlling insect pests through cultural instead of chemical methods. Create an environment that reduces monoculture and improves diversity. […]

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Lawn Care Tips

Do you have a lawn, just beginning to green? While there’s nothing like that first flush of spring growth, following are a few tips to keep your lawn healthy all year long. Make sure to fertilize regularly over the growing season. Fertilizer helps keep your grass green and healthy. A healthy, robust lawn not only […]

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Now is the time for crabgrass preventative treatments

If you’re worried about crabgrass taking over your lawn, now is the perfect time to apply a crabgrass pre-emergent herbicide. Pre-emergent herbicides work by preventing the germination of crabgrass seed, and must be applied within a specific window of time to be effective. Because crabgrass has an annual growth pattern where it lives and dies within the same […]

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