How Rock Salt May Be Affecting Your Lawn February 3, 2016
Spreading rock salt along icy roads may be good for our safety, but it’s not so great for the health and beauty of our lawns. If you’ve noticed buildup of white salt mixed in with your green turf, you may be wondering how your lawn is being affected.
Does rock salt kill grass?Read More
Prep Your Landscape for a Summer Backyard Bash July 2, 2015
Summer is the perfect time for backyard barbecues, bonfires and parties. With a bit of planning and preparation, your landscape will be ready to host this season’s celebrations you and your guests won’t forget.
In spirit of the July 4th holiday this weekend—the perfect time to head outdoors and enjoy family picnics or neighborhood cookouts—we’ve provided you with proper landscape care reminders you can keep in mind all season long.
Make your landscape look as impressive as the night sky lit with beams of colorful light from your local fireworks display.Read More
Keep the Peace July 19, 2010
Trees and turf - two pieces to the landscape puzzle - yet despite the fact that people like them in close proximity, they don't always play nice together on the playground.
The reason? In certain situations, they steal each other's nutrients, water and sunlight. And it's now - in the heat of summer - when the bullies show their true colors. Turf, for instance, will brown underneath a tree even though the area is shaded because the turf is in a fierce competition with the tree for available water.
But, according to The Davey Tree Expert Company Tech Advisor Greg Mazur, a homeowner or property manager can eliminate the outdoor battles and aesthetic nightmares trees and turf can cause with proper plant selection and placement, a thoughtful look ahead on what those plants will look like in the future, and good care and cultural practices.Read More