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9 Drought Tolerant Grasses For A Tough & Beautiful Lawn

In many parts of the country, droughts are becoming all-too-regular occurrences. As more people are encouraged to water their lawns less to conserve water for drinking, bathing, and other vital tasks, more people are looking for drought tolerant grass species to help them make the most of dry conditions – without sacrificing the beauty of….

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Common Tree Pests

Bark Beetles Bark Beetles are capable of releasing a chemical that attracts mates before boring into the tree and starting to make tunnels. This species mostly does this in trees, as it begins mating with other beetles inside their nuptial chamber. The female then chews through bark tissue for long intervals called galleries which lead….

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Weed Control For Your Lawn

When it comes to weed management, herbicide technology has revolutionized our ability to manage common turfgrass weeds. However, these granular powder and liquid marvels are just tools in an overall strategy for integrated weed management.  When we consider the use of incorrect herbicides or poor fundamental techniques such as mowing or watering with that idea….

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Beetles In Your Lawn

In 1916, a Japanese beetle was accidentally introduced to Riverton by way of nursery stock. This metallic-colored insect caused havoc in eastern US states and is now only east of the Mississippi River except Florida. The adults are most active during June through August while they feed on susceptible plants that often end up defoliated….

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Organic Lawn Fertilizer

Bat guano, liquid kelp, homemade compost, and chicken manure – what do these four things have in common? If you don’t already know, this guide to organic lawn fertilizer should help you learn.    All of the ingredients listed above are things that are prized by organic gardeners the world over. There are all types….

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Watering New Sod

Watering new sod is an essential step in the process of establishing your lawn. There are a few things you should know before getting started. This article will walk you through each stage to ensure that your new sod has the best start possible! Watering Advice and Basic Guidelines for the First Two Weeks after….

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