Organic Lawn Care’s Future Let’s face it, the professional lawn care companies have never really embraced the concept because in spite of earlier claims from suppliers, customers complained about not being as green or beautiful as their neighbors. Things are changing! This year Rutgers offered a class on organic options for turf managers as a… Read more »
Posts Categorized: Lawn Care & Prevention
Healthy Soil is the Key to Great Lawn! Our fertilization programs vary from conventional programs in one major way. Harmony concentrates on improving the turf and the soil. Our soil based programs were designed to accomplish two significant goals. To maintain quality turf from season to season and year to year. To decrease the amount… Read more »
Grass is more than something to mow Lawns are beautiful whether in parks, town squares, school yards or at your home. They add peace and tranquility to our lives but they are more than that. Lawns gobble up carbon monoxide and other emissions through photosynthesis and oxygen replenishment. Lawns are a natural air conditioner that… Read more »
Tropical Sod Webworms Attack Of all the “Lepidoptera” lawn pests in Florida, the tropical sod webworm is the most damaging. It can attack all specie of lawns along the entire gulf coast of the United States. Most damage occurs in fall. Symptoms include browning spots about the size of a quarter. As the infestation worsens,… Read more »
Lawn Insects in Florida Chinch bugs are the most important lawn insect pests of St. Augustine grass. Lawn damage most often occurs in very hot dry weather but can occur anytime, usually in the sunniest areas of your grass. There are several home owner products that are labeled for chinch bugs in your lawn. Be… Read more »
In 2004 Bruce Butterfield, the National Gardening Association Research Director, reports that a majority of US households followed only three of the twelve recommended “friendly lawn and garden practices”. Less than one half of all households followed the remaining nine simple environmental friendly practices. We Need To Do Better!
It is spring time and once again it is time for cleaning of yards, debris from winter and just general clean up around your property. Time for Poison Ivy again! A few key facts about poison ivy to keep in mind: The rash is caused by oil, Urushiol Urushiol is present in ALL parts of… Read more »