What are Chinchbugs

What are Chinchbugs

The above lawn is stressed from Chinch bug damage.  This is a lawn that receives regular fertilization and the customer called wondering why their efforts are not improving their lawns overall looks.  This is a prime example why we recommend folks sign up for our...
Invasive insects update…

Invasive insects update…

A quick update on European Crane Fly and the European Fire Ant.   MDI seems to be a hotbed of these invasive insects.  It seems that they have been brought in through plantings from other states.  We will continue to keep our eye on these insects as it relates to your...
What are the white & pink patches in my lawn?

What are the white & pink patches in my lawn?

Snow Mold If you are wondering why your lawn may be looking like the following pictures, you may be experiencing snow mold.  There are two types, Grey and Pink Snow molds.  If you look closely, there are differences beyond the basic “Grey and pink color”....
Phyllophaga – 3 year grubs!!!

Phyllophaga – 3 year grubs!!!

We have noticed an increase in June beetle (June Bug) larvae or Grubs as many of you know them.  European Chafers have been the primary focus as of the past 3 – 4 years and before then from our stand point.  However, the May – June Beetle has many...
Will my lawn recover?

Will my lawn recover?

Finally we have received some rainfall!!!  Still not quite enough however, it did help.  This is the third year in a row that we have experienced extreme conditions.  As most of you all know, the entire country has been in record drought conditions.  When this happens...