It’s June and we’ve been getting calls from folks who are spotting bagworm larva in their trees, so we decided it was time to write a blog as the larva state is the most effective time to address these potential tree killers presence. As we’ve written before, the investment in… Read More»
Spring is here. The daffodils are blooming. The daytime temperatures are consistently in the 60’s and have even flirted with the 70’s. And it’s just the beginning of April! What a breath of fresh air to be able to enjoy our backyards again after a fairly snowy winter. With the… Read More»
In a previous post, we wrote about the potential for lawn fungus outbreaks this summer due to the cold, extremely wet spring we had in NOVA this spring. While a variety of fungi are showing up, none seems to be as prevalent this summer (2020) as Brown Patch. Brown Patch… Read More»
As if 2020 hasn’t been unique and challenging enough, the weather has been quite unpredictable as well. Here in Northern Virginia, we barely had a winter season. Now, we have frost warnings in May along with seemingly endless days of rain with close to 9” from early April through early… Read More»
We all know bees are important for our ecosystem, but do you know exactly why? Without bees, we wouldn’t have food or flowers. Sounds a bit alarmist, but it’s true. According to the folks at One Green Planet, bees are responsible for pollinating about one-sixth of the flowering plant species… Read More»
Hot weather can take a serious toll on lawns and you may be noticing signs of stress in your turf as the summer wears on.
With Spring here, wiregrass is becoming more and more a frequent problem to deal with.
Nimblewill is another invasive southern weed grass that is becoming a more common problem in our service area.
In general, cool-season grasses need about one to 1.5 inches of water per week to maintain green color and active growth.
What type of seed should I use, when is the best time to seed? These are just some of the question you should be asking!