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Why Do We Need Grass?

Why Do We Need Grass?

A backyard should be a place where homeowners spend their evenings relaxing, entertaining, or watching their children run and play. While it sounds promising, yards also come with plenty of work and responsibility that leave many with the desire to get rid of it. Have you ever wondered - why do we need grass? It turns out that grass is more beneficial than you may think.

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Tick Facts 101

Tick Facts 101

An awareness of ticks is likely not something we enjoy having on our radar, but being a resident of New Jersey, we need to understand the issues that come with having these little buggers around. We've put together a list of tick facts we think you should know below.

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Lawn Fertilizer Spreader

Lawn Fertilizer Spreader

Turning your lawn into a beautiful masterpiece requires more than just weekly mowing. Proper seeding, pest control, and fertilizer are also vital components of any great lawn care program. And since summer is practically here, it's the perfect time to apply fertilizer to help the grass grow to its full potential. This means it's time to get the lawn fertilizer spreader out the shed and put it to good use. Like any piece of machinery or equipment, proper maintenance and usage are critical in seeing desired results.

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Flooded Trees in the Summer

Flooded Trees in the Summer

New Jersey often sees plenty of rain in the springtime. Rain is necessary to help plants, grass, and trees grow, but it can also be harmful when there's too much of it. Heavy rainfall in a short amount of time can cause flooding as the ground becomes over saturated. Trees can be impacted by excessive rain as well, requiring quick attention to minimize the adverse effects. Learn how to manage flooded trees and why time is crucial with our favorite tips outlined below.

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Dead Lawn Vs. Dormant Lawn

Dead Lawn Vs. Dormant Lawn

As we head into summer, a common concern for New Jersey homeowners is whether or not their grass will survive under the hot sun and dry weather. Nobody enjoys looking at a brown yard, and most think that once brown spots appear or the grass changes color, they have a dead lawn. The truth is, a brown yard doesn't automatically equate to a dead lawn. It is possible that the grass has gone dormant instead.

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What Do You Know About Boxwood Blight?

What Do You Know About Boxwood Blight?

It’s that time of year again! Many New Jersey residents are spending a considerable amount of time outside caring for and investing time into their landscape and lawns. For some, landscaping is a stress reliever and a favorite hobby, adding a sense of accomplishment to their busy week. Planting flower and vegetable gardens are some favorite spring activities, along with planting shrubbery known as boxwood plants. As most individuals know, there is always an ongoing risk of plant disease and pests ruining all the hard work. Boxwood blight is a new form of disease that even the most experienced gardeners are dealing with. So, what is it?

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Tree Care Checklist

Tree Care Checklist

9 Tree Care Tips & Tricks For Spring Now that the trees are beginning to bud and blossom, the dreary winter months are beginning to feel like a distant memory. Spring is the perfect season to spend more time outdoors, enjoying the tranquility that your backyard has to offer. Many of us are fully engaged […]

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Today's Guide: How To Move A Tree

Today’s Guide: How to Move a Tree

Not all homeowners know how to move a tree the right way. Before deciding to move your favorite tree, doing your research gives your tree a better chance of thriving in its new location. Whether you need to move a tree because it requires more sunlight, more shade, or it is just too large for its current space, here are some tips to make the process easier.

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It's Crabgrass Prevention Time

It’s Crabgrass Prevention Time

The warm weather and sunshine do wonders for the New Jersey landscape this time of year. Unfortunately, warmer temperatures also bring crabgrass. Initially found in Africa, crabgrass is an annual weed that spreads rapidly through its seeds. Since it sits low to the ground, crabgrass prevention can be challenging, as it rarely falls victim to the lawn mower and requires special attention for removal.

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