StayGreen Lawn Service

Lawn Care in the Winter?

2018-05-30T18:34:12+00:00

Why would I order lawn service when there is still snow on the ground? If I had a nickel for every time I heard that in my career, I could retire.  As you know, time seems to fly; we are distracted with many other obligations that usually take precedence over buying lawn service. So, why should a homeowner act now? The first issue is timing.  February is upon us [...]

Lawn Care in the Winter? 2018-05-30T18:34:12+00:00

The Plight of Snow Mold

2018-05-30T18:34:54+00:00

Knowing if you have snow mold New England winters can be a friend or foe depending on who you are. For myself, I love the snow as it means skiing, building a snowman with my young ones, and cozying up by a nice warm fire with a good book. Snow to grasses can cause Grey Snow Mold (Typhula blight). The disease occurs when there is snow on lawns for [...]

The Plight of Snow Mold 2018-05-30T18:34:54+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