Gruesome Grubs: 5 Facts You Need to Know

Gruesome Grubs: 5 Facts You Need to Know

Got grubs in your lawn? Here are five fast facts from your local lawn pros to help protect your lawn from damage. Fact #1 - Appearance: you need to know how to spot them Grubs are the larvae of various scarab beetles, including Japanese beetles and so-called “June...

Weed of the week: Purslane

Purslane – also known as Pusley, Pursley or Pigweed– is a summer annual broadleaf weed. Purslane prefers disturbed areas with rocky soils and is often found growing in waste areas, rocky bluffs, in crevices between bricks, and in cracked cement, however this weed can...

Why weeds won’t go away.

"Why does my yard still have weeds?" This is the most common question asked by homeowners who treat their lawns. Unfortunately there is no simple answer. In fact the answer may vary lawn to lawn, but there are several factors that influence the growth of weeds. We'll...

What is velvetleaf?

Velvetleaf is a summer annual that grows from seed each year, attaining heights of 1 to 5 feet (0.3 to 1.5 m). Mature plants are generally unbranched and have a strong taproot and sturdy stem that becomes woody at maturity. The stem of velvetleaf is green, often with...

Weed of the week: Wild Violet

Wild Violet – also referred to as Common Blue Violet, Meadow Violet, Hooded Blue Violet, and Field Violet – is a perennial broadleaf weed. Viola papilionacea is often found in fields, meadows, low woods, shaded areas of lawns, ditches, waste areas, roadsides and...

Weed of the week: Poison Ivy

Chances are, you've either had a run-in with Poison Ivy or you know someone who has. It's nasty stuff. Also known as Rhus radicans, Eastern Poison-Ivy, Markweed, Poison Creeper, Poison Ivy is a creeping perennial weed that can be found throughout the northeastern and...

Weed of the week: Oxalis

Oxalis goes by several common names such as wood sorrel, or sourgrass, or false clover. It is a medium sized edible plant that occurs throughout most of North America.  Within the genus Oxalis, there are several species.  Oxalis typically grows a maximum of 15 inches...

Weeds happen. Why?

So you hired a lawn care service to treat your lawn for weeds. Maybe you have a few. Maybe more. Regardless you want your lawn to be weed free. It's a simple request. One we hear often and one we battle daily. Here's why. Weed control is one of the toughest aspects of...