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Mushrooms in My Lawn: What’s the Deal and How Do I Get Rid of Them?

What’s the deal with mushrooms, and more importantly, how do you get rid of them? Let’s dive into understanding why mushrooms appear and the best strategies to manage them.

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The Monthly Scoop on the Lawn | April

April threw us some curveballs with 15+” of rain, but hey, that's part of the adventure, right? Our grasses, like bluegrass, definitely went on a roller coaster ride, but they've bounced back like champs. And tackling those weeds? It's been a piece of cake this time of year. 

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Watering Your Lawn After Overseeding: Best Practices

Overseeding significantly depends on how well the lawn is watered afterwards. In this post, we will guide you through the best practices for watering your lawn after overseeding.

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Core vs. Liquid Aeration: Which is Best for Your Lawn?

Among the many techniques for maintaining such a vibrant lawn, aeration stands out as a critical practice. But when it comes to choosing between core and liquid aeration, homeowners often find themselves at a crossroads.

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The Battle on Poa Trivialis. Those Light Green Patches!

Beneath the surface lies a battleground, where a fierce struggle unfolds between homeowners and an unassuming yet persistent foe: Poa trivialis

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The lawn care season is here and off to a slow start

The 2024 season is here and has been cold and rainy. This is traditionally a time when pre-emergence needs to be put down to prevent crabgrass.

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The Magic of Fall Lawn Aeration and Overseeding in Westfield

Fall is a crucial time for your lawn, especially in Westfield, NJ. As the leaves begin to change and the air gets crisper, it's the perfect time to give your lawn the care it deserves.

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Drought Stress

As we navigate through a season marked by sparse rainfall and unseasonably cool temperatures, homeowners must remain vigilant about the potential dangers their lawns and landscape plantings face.

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Mosquitoes

The warm embrace of summer brings sunshine, outdoor gatherings, and delightful moments. Unfortunately, it also welcomes a less pleasant guest: the mosquito.

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Chinch Bugs

Learn about chinch bugs in lawns, their symptoms, and effective treatments to get rid of them and keep your lawn healthy in 2023.

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Ascochyta Leaf Blight

Often occurring in hot, dry conditions, this fungal disease won't typically kill your lawn--in fact, with a little TLC, the lawn may bounce back in just a few weeks.

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Annual Bluegrass

Annual Bluegrass, or Poa Annua grows in clumps, often producing seed in spring/summer and dying off in extreme summer temps.

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