Ankle Biters

Ankle Biters

Warm Weather Brings Annoying Pests The summer bug invasion of fleas, ticks, and chiggers will be faster than Putin in Kyiv. Just like the Russians, the threat of economic sanctions will not prevent or remove these menacing marauders from invading your lawn. Know Thy...
Upright Evergreens for Living Fences

Upright Evergreens for Living Fences

Use these Evergreens for Living Fences Planting a living fence can be a low-maintenance way to privacy from an annoying neighbor or disturbing traffic noise. Green fences, especially when they are evergreen, can provide a year-round buffer from wind and noise, create...
Mowing Height of Cut for Your Grass

Mowing Height of Cut for Your Grass

What Is HOC?  In reference to lawn or turf, HOC is an acronym for “height of cut”. Cool season grasses such as Heat Wave, Macho Mix, Estate Mix, Blue Wave and Stadium Special, the optimum height of cut is between 3-4 inches.  During the cooler spring and...
How Much to Water New Grass Seed

How Much to Water New Grass Seed

How Often to Water Grass Seed The age-old question comes with an age-old answer – enough so it grows! Uncle knows that’s not very helpful, so here are a few tips for making sure you water your new seed enough to see excellent results. Water Frequently and Lightly The...
How to Get Rid of Moles

How to Get Rid of Moles

What do Moles Eat? In spring, moles target earthworms as a primary food source. Spring thawing loose soils and frequent spring rains bring earthworms nearer to the surface and make a natural bounty for hungry moles. It is safe to say; the healthier yards will have...