Category: Lawns

Fall Lawn Care

The hot weather and long days of summer may conspire to give lawn care aficionados the idea that their work ends once the mercury starts to drop. Yet the lawn care you perform in autumn can be some of the…

Winterize Your Lawn?

I saw a sale ad about its time to winterize your lawn! Disclaimer: I am not a lawn person. I have been through the process of feeding, watering, mowing, and raking my lawn to see it die anyway. Now I…

What is Thatch?

Thatch is a layer of decomposed and partially decomposed organic matter located between the soil and green turf grass vegetation. When the bottom portion of the thatch becomes mixed with soil (for example, by earthworms) and is in the process…

Winterkill in Lawns

Winter kill┬árefers to any severe damage or death sustained by turf grass lawns during the winter months. Its symptoms include patches of lawn that remain brown or bare after the lawn normally returns to healthy green growth in the spring.…

How to Plant Grass in the Spring

Spring is a good time to plant a new lawn or rejuvenate an older one. The cooler temperatures and frequent rain showers of the spring season provide a good environment for the new blades of grass to establish themselves before…