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Aeration: Get the "Hole" Story

“I never realized aeration could make such a difference in my lawn!” It’s a comment we often hear from homeowners a few months after trying aeration for the first time. Lawns don’t have to be in poor shape to need core aeration. In fact, aeration is an important part of any good lawn care program.…

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Sprinkler System Tip #3

Sprinkler System Tip #3: Water only when needed. Watering too much and too frequently results in shallow roots, weed growth, disease and fungus.

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Is your sprinkler system measuring up?

Schedule each individual zone to account for the type of sprinkler, sun or shade exposure, and soil in that section. Different zones may need different watering schedules. Watch your system run through its cycle. Make sure your sprinklers are not watering streets, driveways, sidewalks, patios or homes. Water only when needed. Watering too much and…

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Grub Alert

Late summer is when most homeowners notice the physical damage of dead patches in their lawn due to grub infestation. Grubs are milky white, c-shaped larvae of several types of beetles. In our area, grubs are one of the most damaging lawn insects. They cause damage to turf in the late summer and early fall. You…

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Tip #3: Incorporate Sound

Tip #3 on turning an ordinary landscape into a refuge from stress and worry: Incorporate Sound. Whether it’s a wind chime or an interesting water feature, adding sounds to your landscape can help you relax. The sound of trickling water is especially calming.

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