You may have noticed bees flying low to the ground if you spend a lot of time working in the yard during the spring and summer. If you observe them very closely, you may notice the bees entering burrows or holes in your yard. While they could be bumblebees or yellow jackets, it is more likely that ground bees have made their home on your property. Ground bees aren’t as serious a problem as some people believe. There are many benefits to having them on your lawn. Let’s learn more about ground bees and how you should handle them.
Bermuda grass is a common grass that is often considered an invasive weed. Because it can grow in poor soil and endure harsh weather conditions, it is a popular lawn cover in dry, arid areas with high temperatures during spring and summer. Due to its extensive root system and persistent nature, Bermuda grass is one of the most common challenges homeowners face when caring for their lawn. Here are some tips for controlling the spread of Bermuda grass on your property.
No matter how much maintenance you put into your lawn, no yard is immune to lawn diseases. While you want to have a green, healthy turf, this isn’t always the case. Bare patches or discoloration may show up on your lawn and ruin the grass that took so much effort to grow. In particular, disease-causing lawn fungus can quickly wreak havoc, which is why it’s so important to get control of them as soon as possible. Every lawn needs appropriate lawn disease control in order to thrive. Keep reading to learn how to protect your yard from common lawn diseases and turf fungus.
Spending time outdoors enjoying your landscape can quickly become a nightmare if pesky mosquitoes swarm you. If you spend any time outside, they are bound to flutter around you until they get to your skin. However, mosquitos aren’t always detectable; they can bite you without you seeing or feeling it. But, you will notice the itchy marks they’ll leave on your body. Fortunately, you can take steps to protect your family and property from mosquitoes.
The weather is finally getting warmer, and it feels so good to be outside enjoying the summer. While walking through the neighborhood or playing with your family in the yard this season, be on the lookout for ticks. Tick bites aren’t reserved for forest walks and camping adventures. In fact, these pests strike closer to home. You are more likely to come in contact with ticks on your lawn and garden. On The Green, Inc provides comprehensive tick control services for our clients. Here are some tips for protecting yourself from ticks this season.
Our lawns are susceptible to grubs and insects that like to dine on the healthy grass we have put effort into maintaining. Some pests are so microscopic that you might not notice until the damage is done, taking weeks or months to repair. Armyworms, beetles, and other grubs can quickly cause extensive damage to your grass. Luckily, there is a way to combat these pests and protect your lawn. Acelepryn is an insecticide that protects against common lawn damaging pests while being safe for use around pets and people. Let’s go over how to protect your property with Acelepryn.
Between keeping up with fertilizing, seeding, mowing, and watering, sometimes homeowners overlook proper grub control and prevention on their lawns. This aspect of lawn maintenance is critical, and you should pay close attention because grubs can potentially destroy the health of your grass rapidly. White grubs, also known as Japanese beetles, present a significant hazard to your lawn’s health. These grubs consume the roots of all grass species and eventually destroy an entire root system. Here are some essential facts about preventing damage with grub control.
To have a healthy, beautiful lawn, you need to start with fertile soil. Good soil retains water, releases nutrients for plants and grass, and drains properly. Your lawn’s soil requires adequate nutrients, optimal pH levels, and organic matter to be fertile. Guessing your way through the process means too little or too much fertilizer, resulting in unhealthy plants and damaging water sources. A soil test is essential for determining what is in your soil and lets you know how to improve your soil’s health. Let’s go over the importance of soil testing.
Trees, shrubs, and other landscape plants are essential elements in our yards and need to be cared for properly. Not only do they add life and color, but trees and shrubs also create desirable curb appeal and increase property value. While fully grown shrubs and trees may seem self-sufficient, they need to be maintained to ensure they look their best. Here are some tips for caring for your trees and shrubs to protect your landscape.
When it comes to maintaining a lush and healthy lawn, there is no task more important than watering. A healthy lawn needs about an inch of water per week during the growing season, as both droughts and over-watering can damage your lawn. Many factors contribute to how much water your lawn requires, but the point of hydrating is not just to keep your grass alive but to promote deeper root growth. Let’s go over the importance of proper lawn watering.
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