My Fertilizing Technology

My Fertilizing Company uses the newest technology  to decrease the use of pesticides while improving the overall look and health of your lawn. We strongly believe the biggest obstacle in our industry is having uneducated customers. That’s why our goal is to…

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Japanese Beetle: Tips For Your Lawn

Origin and distribution The Japanese beetle, Popillia japonica Newman, is a native of Japan. It was first found in the United States in New Jersey in 1916. Since then, it has gradually spread westward and has been reported in every state east…

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Sod Webworms: Tips For Your Lawn

What Is Sod Webworm? Sod webworms, the caterpillar stage of lawn moths, are a pest of bluegrass lawns in Michigan. Several closely related webworm species have similar lifecycles and damage symptoms. The biology and management of bluegrass webworm, Parapediasia teterrellas…

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Chinch Bugs: Tips For Your Lawn

Origin and Distribution The hairy chinch bug is a native species of insect that has adapted to live in stands of turfgrass. It feeds on a large variety of grasses and grains and especially likes perennial ryegrass, Kentucky bluegrass, red…

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Meet The Team: Dan Aldrich

Dan has been interested in science, biology and the outdoors his whole life. He was first certified by the Michigan Department of Agriculture in 2006 and continues to take educational courses through the Michigan Green Industry Association.  With Dan’s continuing…

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Meet The Team: Janina Walsh

  Janina Walsh was born and raised in Marquette, Michigan making her a true Yooper.  She grew up working at her dad’s Bonanza Steakhouse until 2000 when she moved to Kalamazoo to attend Western Michigan University. After graduating with a…

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Meet The Team: Owner Andrew Walsh

Andrew and Ryan became friends while attending Livonia Franklin High School.  After Graduating in 1999, Andrew went on to attend Michigan State University and started fertilizing lawns as a summer job. After graduating with a bachelor’s degree in Economics, he…

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Meet The Team: Owner Ryan Shiplett

While attending Schoolcraft College, Ryan was undecided with the direction of his professional future. In late 2000 he had an opportunity to buy a local lawn maintenance company. After a few days of negotiating, RS Lawn Care was established in early…

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