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Grub Invasion Hits Ohio

Most lawns in Ohio are recovering nicely from summer disease issues and are returning to their thick, dark green state. Some lawns are not- large brown lawn patches may mean a grub infestation has ate all your turfgrass roots- and if that wasnt bad enough, skunks and racoons will soon be by to feast on […]

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Landscape Bed Weed Control

Ahh yes- Memorial Day picnics are quickly approaching and your once beautiful, nicely mulched landscape beds are truly a memory as they are being overtaken by dandelions and weeds.  Following are your options- How will you recover your once beautiful flower beds? Picking-  very  time consuming, painful thistles! , weeds quickly return, where do you […]

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The Yellow-Spotted Lawn Phenomenon

Have you noticed yellow spots on your lawn recently? Nearly every Ohio homeowner has seen their yards affected by the recent spring-freeze. This phenomenon is a natural occurrence that is caused by night-time temperatures reaching the 20s and 30s. This causes the frost to burn the turf blade tissue, resulting in the yellowing you see.

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Get Out and Rake

March brings warmer weather and melting snow, revealing the lawn that once was the best in the neighborhood underneath. Snow mold is often left and must be dealt with immediately. Some grasses are more susceptible than others. If your lawn has straw colored, matted patches, it has most likely been affected. Lightly rake affected areas […]

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