Category: Seasonal Maintenance

The Case for Overseeding

The Case for Overseeding

As your lawn ages, a number of factors can conspire to cause your grasses to thin and wither. Soil compaction can effectively suffocate root systems, drought can starve your lawn of water, and shade can make it difficult for certain grass species to thrive. If you find your lawn struggling with any of these issues,… Read more »

Tips for Maintaining an Eco-Friendly Lawn

Tips for Maintaining an Eco-Friendly Lawn

As environmental concerns have come to the forefront of society’s collective consciousness, homeowners around the world have been making a concerted effort to mitigate their impact on local ecosystems. In the past decade, the “greenness” of lawns has taken on a whole new meaning to reflect this marked shift in priorities. In this entry, we’ll… Read more »

Controlling Ground Ivy in your Lawn

Controlling Ground Ivy in your Lawn

Ground Ivy, colloquially known as creeping Charlie, is a fast growing, highly invasive member of the mint family that can overtake an entire lawn if left unchecked. The plant’s extensive, hardy root systems make it very hard to effectively remove by hand. Some homeowners struggle year after year to maintain control over persistently creeping ground… Read more »

This Spring, Revitalize Your Brown, Patchy Lawn

salt damage on lawn

  After spending a winter buried under a thick blanket of snow, your lawn is likely looking a little the worse for wear. But don’t resign yourself to living with a sad, tattered lawn just yet – with a minimal investment of time and energy, you can have your lush, green grass back in no… Read more »