Lawn Winterization. The Benefits Of Winterizing.
What Is Winterization?Winterization is probably the most important step of any fertilization program, besides the crabgrass pre-emergent. And there are huge benefits to winterizing your lawn. Your winterization app typically goes down in the late fall or early winter, before the ground freezes. Here in Central Indiana, that can be from mid November all the […]
Drought Stress And Heat Damage In Cool Season Lawns
Lets Talk About Drought Stress And Heat Damage.Here in Central Indiana, we are pretty well adjusted to the large swings in weather conditions that often occur. Our lawns however, are not. Cool season grasses such as tall fescue and bluegrass are especially susceptible to drought stress and heat damage, and prefer a window of temps […]
Green’s Lawncare Summer Update
Green’s Lawncare Summer UpdateAs we approach the end of July, we also mark the halfway point for lawncare here in the Central Indiana area. Round 3 will be closing this week, and round 4 applications will be going down soon. Lets take a look at what is ahead, and recap some of what we have […]
Why Do I Have So Many Mushrooms In My Lawn?
Why Do I Have So Many Mushrooms In My Lawn?Why Do I Have So Many Mushrooms In My Lawn? Recently, we have been getting a lot of rain. This has kept the subsurface of the soil very damp. Those damp conditions speed up the decay of dead tree roots, mulched leaves and grass clippings and […]
Understanding Your Tele-Turf Soil Analysis
What Is The Soil Analysis?During our onsite Tele-Turf visits, your specialist will use a tool known as a soil probe to take small plugs from the lawn. These plugs will be shipped to our soil laboratory for chemical and physical examination. This examination will tell us exactly what is going on at the molecular level […]
Fungus Among Us! Cool Season Lawn Diseases.
Fungus Among Us!One of the most common causes for concern in a lawn is fungus damage. Depending on the fungus at work, this can be a simple indicator of other issues. Or it can be a cause of lasting damage that requires repair and remediation. Inevitably, every lawn will be affected by fungus at some […]
Broadleaf Weeds And How We Control Them.
The Goal Is Broadleaf Weed Control!Most homeowners dream about having a beautiful lawn. A well maintained lawn can make a home stand out from the neighboring houses. It can increase the value of a home up to 15 percent. One of the biggest issues that a homeowner faces in the pursuit of a showpiece lawn […]
Moss Is Taking Over My Lawn!
What Is Moss?Moss is one of the most primitive plants in the world. Mosses existed as early as 290 million years ago, and haven’t evolved much in the time in between. There are over 12,000 species of mulch distributed throughout the world. Mosses are commonly confused with hornworts, liverworts and lichens. Ecologically speaking, mosses are the vultures of the […]
Grub Damage And Grub Control
Grub Damage And Grub ControlGrub damage is one of the more costly and unsightly damages that can occur on a lawn. White grubs are C-shaped insects with a chestnut colored head and 3 pairs of clearly visible legs. The rear end is slightly larger than the rest of the body. It may appear darker in […]
3 Benefits of Lawn Fertilization
Busy homeowners have trouble finding time to mow the lawn, let alone taking the time to apply the right fertilizers. This often leads to increased frustration and an endless battle against weeds and grubs. If you’re dreading spring and all the lawn care that comes with it, then you need the professional help of Green’s […]