Category Pesticide

Preparing Your Lawn For Winter

Halfway through November and we have had our first dusting of snow for the season in the Wabash Valley. While this is not normal for this time of year for Central Indiana, we need to start thinking about preparing our lawns for winter. There are several tips that we like to share with everyone as […]

DIY Lawn Care Tips

You might have considered doing lawn treatments on your own. After all, how hard can it be, right? Before you get started, you need to first consider a few things. Here are our tips for you to be successful for your own DIY lawn care. Timing of Applications One of the biggest mistakes that anyone […]

Is My Lawn Dead?

It seems like every August and September, we receive several calls regarding the health of a lawn. As summer months drag on, high heat combined with little rain can cause your lawn to turn brown. After a significant amount of time with little or no water, your lawn will go into survival mode. As this […]

Midwest Regional Turf Foundation: Purdue Summer Field Day 2016

On July 14th, Dennis and I had the opportunity to attend the Midwest Regional Turf Foundation (MRTF) Summer Field day at Purdue University. More specifically, we spent 8 hours at the William H. Daniel Turfgrass Research and Diagnostic Center. I wanted to share a few of the topics that were discussed and some pictures from […]

Emerald Ash Borer Alert!

A few weeks ago I called the Indiana Department of Natural Resources to report more ash trees in Vigo County that are infected with Emerald Ash Borer’s. We were told that the Emerald Ash Borer infestation in Indiana is so severe that they can no longer manage the database to track it. There are 150 […]

Turf Treatment: Grubs!

One of the most destructive insects that can infest your lawn is the white grub. If not properly controlled, severe damage can occur in a very short amount of time. Grub found in garden. Life Cycle To understand the grub, we need to understand their life cycle. The grub is the larva stage of several […]

"Why do I have weeds?"

This is Indiana. We all know how the weather is here. We joke about how one day it will be 75 and sunny and that same afternoon it can be snowing. Spring in Indiana is probably one of the most changing times for weather patterns. Why is this important to lawn care and weeds? The […]