Curing Lawn Dry Spots

Curing Lawn Dry Spots

We’ve all seen it—brown patches in the midst of an otherwise nice green lawn. Worse, no matter how much you water they don’t go away. Why? The answer is surpisingly simple as is the solution. Hydrophobic soils After a protracted period of dryness soils...
Picture Perfect Turf

Picture Perfect Turf

Most anyone can install a lawn that looks perfect. However, keeping it looking perfect down the road. That is the real challenge. Several key features must be met in order to have any hope of a picture perfect lawn. Soil that retains water yet lets it pass through....
Pink Snow Mold in Turf

Pink Snow Mold in Turf

Pink snow mold is a relatively new disease problem in the Northwest. But if you have it, your lawn can suffer and quickly. Purdue University has prepared a great article about it that you can download here. Turfgrass Disease Profiles: Pink Snow Mold and Microdochium...
Red Thread in Turf

Red Thread in Turf

Red thread is a fungus that attacks grass blades especially during the wet and humid months of the spring although it can occur almost any time of year. Purdue University has written an excellent article about it that can be downloaded here. Turfgrass Disease...
Replace Dead & Dying Plants

Replace Dead & Dying Plants

Inevitably some plants will decline and eventually die. The causes will vary. What should be done about it? That answer depends largely on YOU! If you care to make your environment aesthetically pleasant both for yourself and those around you, then perhaps you should...