Lawn Tips “Crabgrass”

Lawn Tips “Crabgrass”

What is Crabgrass? Crabgrass (digitaria sanguinalis) is an annual weed that can be identified by the coarse broad blades, its light green appearance and swollen, zig-zag nodes. It is a highly invasive weed that thrives in lawns suffering from drought stress…

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Lawn Tips “Mowing”

Lawn Tips “Mowing”

Proper mowing will not only help ensure a beautiful lawn, but it also increases the density of your grass, decreases weeds and helps your lawns overall health.  Choosing The Right Mower Manual Reel Mower: These mowers are going to be…

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Lawn Tips “Watering”

Lawn Tips “Watering”

PROPER watering of your lawn is the most crucial and overlooked part of having a beautiful lawn.  Below are some tips to keep your lawn lush and green during the hot and dry summer months: Automatic irrigation systems are ideal to keep…

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Japanese Beetle: Tips For Your Lawn

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

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

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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