Mowing

Do I really need to remove all those leaves on my lawn?

2018-12-07T15:28:57+00:00

Do I remove all those leave or don’t I? That is the question! Many homeowners in Western Massachusetts are scrambling to rake, bag and remove the last few leaves on the lawn. But is it necessary to remove all the leaves on my lawn? The short answer is no, however, this does come with a few disclaimers. Leaves in small amounts can actually be beneficial to the turf and soil. [...]

Do I really need to remove all those leaves on my lawn? 2018-12-07T15:28:57+00:00

Maintaining Your Lawn Without Wasting Water

2018-07-10T10:26:53+00:00

Waste Not, Want Not. Saving water while maintaining a beautiful lawn doesn’t have to be difficult or time consuming. A number of the most beneficial things you can do to reduce waste are simple and easy -- either through equipment maintenance and installation, or small adjustments to your lawn care habits and routine. START WITH YOUR MOWER Simple mower maintenance and mowing techniques can do wonders for your lawn. [...]

Maintaining Your Lawn Without Wasting Water 2018-07-10T10:26:53+00:00

Mowing for a Beautiful Green Lawn

2018-05-30T18:35:40+00:00

Mowing for a beautiful green lawn What is the proper height to mow my lawn? When should I mow my lawn? These are just a few of the questions often asked to lawn care professionals. The answers can vary by grass types, weather and characteristics of your turf. Mowing lawns is one of the most basic cultural practices that can be performed on lawns. Mowing heights and frequency of [...]

Mowing for a Beautiful Green Lawn 2018-05-30T18:35:40+00:00

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