What Happened to Lawns With the Wet Summer?

What Happened to Lawns With the Wet Summer?

Paul explains the conditions that promoted disease in lawns and the best way to get your lawn back on track!     The Unlimited Service Plan will continue with: Sept, fertilizer with HumicDG and spot treat weeds Oct – early Nov,  aerate and overseed with TurfType Tall Fescue plus add SoluCal as recommended by the soil test […]

How High Should You Cut Your Grass?

How High Should You Cut Your Grass?

Paul talks about why the height is important and some ideas on how to make sure your mower is set at the right height. The three most important things when cutting your grass: Cut your grass at 3.50 to 4.20 inches Cut with super sharp blads Cut when it hits the threshold, ie if you […]

Yellow Nutsedge

Yellow Nutsedge

Yellow Nutsedge is the most challenging summer weed to deal with. I generally begin treating yellow nutsedge 2-3 weeks after first seeing it and then repeat the control every 3 weeks till the growth slows down. The goal is to control it before it goes into seed heads!  

1st Day of Spring!

1st Day of Spring!

Will Old Man Winter ever leave us??? First Day of Spring! Happy Spring! Rake the gravel and debris out of your lawn before it starts growing and hiding it. Spread gypsum or a gypsum/lime blend along the edges of your driveway where salt may have accumulated over the winter. Train Consistently, go for a run […]

Crabgrass Control – Too Late?

Crabgrass Control – Too Late?

Springtime is always the highlight of my year! Even though I am busy beyond comfort, I love the energy of new growth and experiencing the emergence from Winter dormancy. This Spring has been the coldest that I remember and all the usual deadlines are pretty much out the window when it comes to crabgrass control […]

Sloppy Wet Kiss

Sloppy Wet Kiss

Who is responsible for the snow madness this morning? Sloppy Wet Kiss   “Sloppy Wet Kiss” idea originates (at 4:01): Spring is on the way. I Promise. “Anybody not ready, holler ‘I’ !”

What is Your Lawn Doing?

What is Your Lawn Doing?

Grass isn’t doing a whole lot this time of year – at least not on top. The grass is just trying to protect itself from drying out so it slowly went dormant around New Year’s day. Hopefully you spread winterizer fertilizer late last fall. I got to talk to someone at the Eastern PA Turf […]

What Can I Expect in Five Months?

In five months school will be starting and your lawn could be making you sick, especially if you spent $500 on it already – even if you spent $500 with WiseGrass. Lawns are living organisms – a whole village of organisms. We are asking them to be perfectly green year-round after being cut down every time they […]

Don’t Shut Your Lawn Off At Night

Don’t Shut Your Lawn Off At Night

Is it Too Late to Overseed this Fall? Probably

Is it Too Late to Overseed this Fall? Probably

“How late can I over seed this fall?” (this is not a recording!) October 15’th is the end of the prime. From there it tails down to about mid-November. In the middle time the seed might germinate and then crap out over the winter. After Thanksgiving it might be better to do a dormant seeding. The […]