Archive for Category: Lawn Care

Memorial Day “me-do” list for the lawn

With the official start of summer kicking off with Memorial Day weekend (May 22-25), some of you may fear the “Honey Do List” that awaits you this weekend. I’ve always felt the best way to counter a “Honey Do List” is to be proactive and have my own “me-do...

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4 essential spring lawn care tasks

With spring on our doorstep, many homeowners are looking forward to spending time in their yards — but not before doing some spring cleanup. Clean up debris Use a rake to remove dead leaves, sticks, twigs and matted grass. If left on the ground, this layer of plant detritus...

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When is a good time to seed or reseed your lawn?

When Should You Think About Reseeding Your Lawn? Is your lawn looking thin with brown spots? Grass seed plays an important role in ensuring you have a nice, thick green lawn. To achieve the thick, lush yard you’ve always wanted, you need to start thinking about reseeding your lawn....

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Why now is the ideal time to aerate and seed your lawn

As a homeowner, you likely associate lawn care maintenance with mowing, watering and weeding — but there are a few other important steps you might be missing. Aeration and seeding are often overlooked, essential steps to ensuring a vibrant, healthy lawn that can help fight weed growth. In fact,...

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What to do when pests are ruining your yard

The Ins and Outs of Lawn Pest Control No matter where you live in New Jersey, you probably battle lawn damage from insects. These pesky pests that munch, chew and feast on your turf can destroy the enjoyment and value of the property you work so hard to maintain....

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The Ins and Outs of Lawn Pest Control

No matter where you live in New Jersey, you probably battle lawn damage from insects. These pesky pests that munch, chew and feast on your turf can destroy the enjoyment and value of the property you work so hard to maintain. Even the most organic homeowner isn’t a fan...

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How to Deal with Grass Fungal Diseases in Your Lawn

Lawn fungal diseases take on a variety of forms – from dead-looking brown patches to highly visible spots, threads, rings, or slimes. And once they strike your yard, grass fungal diseases can be difficult to treat. Fortunately, the right lawn care practices can go a long way toward prevention...

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How to Repair And Seed Bare Spots in the Lawn

Brown spots in lawns are frustrating to deal with! Just when you think you’ve done everything right, suddenly there’s a patch of grass that’s dead or dying. There are a number of causes of brown spots in lawns, from insects to disease to human error. Here at Best Hort...

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Liming Your Lawn In NJ

Nearly every homeowner desires an attractive lawn because this is one feature which most enhances the appearance of the average home grounds. Healthy, attractive lawns are not an accident but the result of a regularly and carefully executed maintenance program. This applies to the soil as well as to...

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