Lawn Care Tips

Mowing Tips

  • Recommended mowing height should be kept at 3″ – 3 1/2″ during spring, summer and fall.
  • Mower blades should be kept sharp at all times. Dull blades will cause shredding and browning of grass tips. Mower blades may need to be sharpened 2 or 3 times annually……. (read more)

Watering Tips

  • As soil becomes dry, daily watering of 1/4″ is suggested or 1 1/2″ weekly. The best time to water is during the highest temperature period of the day, which is generally early afternoon. The moisture received during this high stress time will create a cooling effect for the grass plants……. (read more)

Mole Baiting

  • Moles are insectivores, not rodents. They will consume grubs and insects, but get the vast majority of their dietary needs from earthworms.
  • Moles have an incredibly high metabolism. This means they have an insatiable appetite and are always on the lookout for food. In fact, they consume 80% to 100% of their body weight every day……. (read more)

Plant and Tree Care Guide

  • New plantings should be watered as needed to ensure proper rooting and survival.
  • Shrubs, perennials and the like should be watered so that the soil around the plant is kept moist. This may need to be done weekly or every other day depending on the time of year and natural rainfall……. (read more)

Caring for your Newly Installed Lawn

  • Once your new lawn has been installed DAILY WATERING will be required to ensure proper germination.
  • 1/4” of moisture per day will be needed to keep soil moist and more water may be needed during hotter months.
  • Germination with rye and fescue grass seed varieties will germinate within 7 to 10 days, while bluegrass seed varieties will take 12 to 15 days under optimum conditions……. (read more)