When the grass isn’t always greener. From mowing and lawn treatments to water conservation, Peter Landschoot, Professor of Turfgrass Management at Penn State provides proven tips for keeping your lawn healthy during the summer.
Scorching heat and minimal rainfall through the summer months have left many PA lawns in horrible condition. As grass turned brown and thinned, patches of bare dirt became the perfect breeding ground for opportunistic weeds and crabgrass to invade and take over many lawns.
If more than 50-60% of your lawn is covered with weeds, crab grass or other undesirable vegetation, the best solution is to start from scratch with a complete renovation. Mike Taraborrelli, Giroud Lawn Care Manager, shows how to evaluate the condition of your lawn and the steps Giroud uses in a renovation to create a healthy, thick, green lawn.
Spring is in the air! The weather is warming up and the days are longer, and this means we’re seeing growth everywhere. Trees are budding and bursting with spring color, flowers are blooming, and grass growing! However, along with all that beautiful growth comes unsightly infestations of Crabgrass and Broad-Leaf Weeds like Dandelions. Read on…