Monthly Archives: December 2017

What is Thatch?

2018-05-30T18:35:48+00:00

What is thatch? Thatch is a layer of living and dead stems, roots, leaves, and other organic matter which accumulates between the soil and turf. Thatch is a natural component of the growing turf and is beneficial as long as it doesn’t get too thick. Excessive thatch that is more than ½ inch to ¾ inch can prevent necessary water, air and fertilizer movement to the roots. Poor thatch [...]

What is Thatch? 2018-05-30T18:35:48+00:00

Ticks

2018-03-21T19:22:02+00:00

We are all familiar with the Blacklegged Tick (Deer Ticks) and the Lyme disease that they carry. We have seen an increase in populations over the past several years and it doesn’t seem to slow down. Now there is a new tick emerging in our neck of the woods. Lone Star Tick In 2017 we saw a new tick in the area that is becoming more popular in these [...]

Ticks 2018-03-21T19:22:02+00:00