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Recovering from Winter Lawn Damage in NJ

Now that the snow is starting to melt away in New Jersey, you may notice that your grass doesn’t look all that healthy. With the heavy snow this season, people will experience damage from the snow, such as snow mold and winterkill. While there is no foolproof method that immediately repairs turfgrass, there are steps you can take today to …

Seed vs. Sod: What’s the Best Choice?

Planting a lawn is a great way to add color and warmth to your yard, but most people are left wondering: seed or sod? What’s the better choice? The Difference  The short answer is that both types of lawns are great choices; the one that is best for you lies in a few factors. First, let’s talk about the difference ...

One Man’s Weed…

viola sororia...is another man's wildflower.   It all depends upon your perspective.  Simply put, a weed is "a plant considered undesirable, unattractive, or troublesome, especially one growing where it is not wanted, as in a garden."  That doesn't necessarily mean that it's a bad plant; it just means that it showed up someplace it shouldn't have -- usually in our beautiful grass ...

Strange things in the lawn are a lesson for us all

Grass seedlings can strike fear in the hearts of new lawn owners.It has only happened to me twice in the 28 years I have been in this business, but because of it, I smile every spring.  Those of us who grew up with a lawn and whose dads spent the weekends mowing it forget that there are lots of people ...

Springtime “Snow” Cover

So, spring is arriving.  The weather is warmer, the birds are back, the trees are beginning to bud, and my lawn is.........white? A winter of record snowfall and sustained freezing temperatures has created the perfect setting for spring "snow", otherwise known as snow mold.  Unfortunately, no lawn is immune - even the lushest lawns at the end of last season ...