Planting St Augustine Sod

Planting St Augustine sod is usually the best way to get this turf grass going strong in your yard. It can be done very successfully if you pay close attention to proven guidelines for preparing the soil, laying the sod and caring for it in the important first weeks. This lawn care guide offers a […]

Getting Rid of Bermuda Seed Heads

Getting rid of Bermuda seed heads is important in order to keep a neat, tidy and uniform lawn throughout the summer. Seed heads are actually the blooms of Bermuda grass. If the grass is allowed to “go to seed” by not being cut, it will naturally produce seed heads. In lawns that are being actively […]

Lawn Fungus

Lawn fungus is a very real threat to your lawn. Many homeowners see the results of lawn fungus and assume the brown circles or other odd-looking patches are caused by something like drought, grubs or moles. While those issues can all create effects that look like fungus, it’s important to find out what the real […]

Winterizing Trees and Shrubs

Knowing how to winterize trees and shrubs can help the most susceptible types to get through a harsh winter and return with vigorous health and growth in the spring. This is true in northern climates, but even in moderate regions some shrubs can use the help provided by proper winterizing practices. This lawn care guide […]

Deer Proofing Your Lawn

Deer proofing your lawn can be done with a few proactive steps that will protect your turf, garden and flower beds. Deer are an elegant animal and many homeowners enjoy seeing them graze in nearby fields. However, when they are munching on prize tulips or scratching up the backyard in search of acorns, they can […]

Pesky Bag Worms and How to Kill Them

Bag worms are a real threat to coniferous trees and can be difficult to kill. However, it’s a “kill or have your trees killed” proposition, so it is important to be aggressive and thorough in your battle with bag worms, also called bagworms. Spotting Bag Worms These moth larvae produce small bags that house dozens […]

Lawn and Home Pest Control

Lawn and home pest control is an important part of keeping your lawn looking good and your home free of unwanted visitors. See our articles on moles, tent worms, Japanese beetles and deer for guidelines on dealing with those pests. There are other pests that can do damage to your yard and may even want […]

Whack a Mole! Get Rid of Moles in Your Lawn.

mole in lawn

Getting rid of moles in your lawn is essential to maintaining its beauty and your sanity. Mole runs turn brown because the root structure of the grass is destroyed. Mole excavations leave piles of dirt and a hole. These blemishes on your lawn are unacceptable! This article lets you know how to get rid of […]

Killing Weeds in Zoysia Lawns

Zoysia grass is one of the most weed-resistant of all grass species. Its tightly-knit root system and thick thatch don’t give weeds a very good chance to compete. However, there are times when weeds will appear and you’ll want to get rid of them. They can be easily controlled in your Zoysia turf with a […]

Get Control of Japanese Beetles

Japanese Beetle Lifecycle

If you’re looking for a surefire way to get rid of Japanese Beetles, you’ve come to the right place. Here are 9 methods with proven results for removing these pesky pests from your trees, shrubs and flowers. NOTE: If you don’t currently have Japanese beetles, keep an eye out for them. It’s important to take […]