Posts Categorized: Lawn Care & Prevention

Organic Lawn Care – Lawn Services Are Changing!

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 »

Problems with Sod WebWorms in Florida Lawns

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 »

Environmental Lawn and Garden Practices Need Improvement

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!

Poison Ivy Season – Avoid the Rash

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 »