A few spring lawn care tips after a hard winter.

It looks like spring has finally arrived in Northeastern Pennsylvania, and it is about time! Although fall is the best time to seed, spring is a great time to repair the damage done by harsh winter weather. This winter saw plenty of snow, extremely cold temperatures, and a lot of damage caused by snow mold […]

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Where to go for landscaping ideas

Making your home into a beautiful retreat doesn’t have to be a chore. Spending time outdoors is a therapeutic way to blow off the winter dust and gain new hope for the promises of spring and summer. “But where do I start?” you say. If you are reading this, you obviously figured out how to […]

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Why do I need Calcium or Lime for my lawn?

Why is Calcium so important to lawns, flowers and vegetables? Calcium is essential for healthy, vigorous plant growth and the proper development of strong cell walls, roots and leaves. It improves the lawns’ tolerance to the stresses of heat, drought and disease. Calcium controls the plants uptake and utilization of water and nitrogen and improves […]

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Care and Maintanance of Lawns in the Shade

For the most part, grasses are sun loving plants, and are meant to be grown in sunny situations.  As we all know, this is not always the case.  Lawns under the shade of trees are typically thin, weak and of poor quality.  Maintaining a quality stand of turf grass under shade can be difficult and […]

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