Learn About Proper Lawn Care, Maintenance, & Services
Winter is coming! Learn how your trees and shrubs prepare for the season and how you can help them survive the cooler temps and harsh weather.
Gas-powered lawnmowers put in a lot of work during the grueling, hot summer months, so maintenance at the end of the season is vital to keeping the parts in good working condition. By following these simple steps, you will ensure that the engine will rev right up when you pull the cord next spring!
Follow these lawn winterization steps to ensure your grass, plants, trees and shrubs all grow back healthy and vibrant next spring.
Preparing your trees and shrubs for the upcoming winter and restoring essential nutrients lost during the cruel heat of the summer can be completed with one beneficial treatment: Deep-Root Feeding! Don’t hold out on your beautiful landscape. Keep your trees and shrubs flourishing with this essential service!
Take the guesswork and stress out of lawn care. Allow our soil scientists to put their expertise to work to provide you with the beautiful lawn you want and deserve!
Transform your lawn from dull to dynamic with aeration and seeding. In this blog, our soil scientist explains the best time to aerate and overseed in MD & NoVA
Have questions about fall aeration and seeding services? Our soil scientists have answers! Check out our most frequently asked questions and answers from the experts designed to save you time and money.
Soften your soil with liquid aeration to promote drainage & fight standing water, stimulate earthworm activity, increase nutrient availability for the roots & more.
All aeration and seeding services are not created equal. Knowing what questions to ask will ensure that you achieve great results with proper aeration & seeding
12 winter lawn care tips to help your lawn go into hibernation during the cold months
Wild violets may add a pop of color to your lawn, but they’re also tough to control and can take over your turf. If you’re thinking about tackling them on your own, make sure you know how to identify wild violets and other important information that will make the job easier.
Wondering where all the pest you deal with during the summer disappear to in the winter? Find out here!
The pH level of soil determines how susceptible your lawn will be to accepting the nutrients provided by services. Learn how important it is to test the soil of your lawn to ensure you are getting the best results from care.
There are countless weeds that can invade your lawn and wreak havoc on your grass, including roughstalk bluegrass. Unlike dandelions or clover, roughstalk bluegrass isn’t always easy to notice. That’s why it’s important to know what to look for! Read on to learn everything about roughstalk bluegrass, including what to do if you find it in your backyard.
Orchard grass—it blends in easily, comes back each year, and can take over your yard if left to its own devices. It is one of the most consistently-forgotten lawn menaces, but, at the same time, is one that you’re quite likely to encounter. With that in mind, we want to help you better understand this weed and teach you a few of our favorite ways to keep your lawn healthy.
Yes, professional lawn care can be tax-deductible, but the laws regarding lawn care and tax deductions can be confusing. We all want to cut the amount we pay in taxes, but we also don’t want it to become a legal issue. Read on as we break down the behind-the-scenes regarding lawn care and tax deductions.
Each year, as the weather cools down, your grass settles in for it’s annual cold-weather nap. And while it may well look like it’s dead, gone, and in need of a replacement, it reliably bounces back each spring. But what exactly is going on when your grass turns brown for the winter? And how can you be sure it isn’t dead? Read on to find out!
Maintaining a lawn can be a full time job, so to save you some time in figuring out the best methods to look after your lawn, here are some insights into common issues you may encounter.
It’s tempting to think that every bug you see is out to bite you, sneak into your home, or eat your plants. In reality though, that’s quite the opposite of the truth. Your yard is filled with insects whose presence and activity has positive impacts that reverberate across entire ecosystems.
Have a mold or vole problem? To properly handle this issue, it’s important to understand these creatures. Learn 17 facts you didn’t know about molves & voles
Summer is the most stressful time of year for your grass, trees & shrubs. Keep your lawn thriving all season long by following these summer lawn care tips.
Extended periods of hot, dry weather can cause drought stress in your lawn. Our soil scientists share the signs to look for & how to prevent it from occurring
Protect your family, guests, and pets from mosquitoes, fleas, and ticks by following these simple steps. You deserve to enjoy your lawn without the worry of pests!
Mosquitos are for suckers. Your family deserves better! Our lawn care experts share some easy tips & tricks to help you get rid of mosquitoes. Take back your lawn.
Learn the difference between moles vs voles, understand their habits, what they eat, what damage they cause to your property, and ways to make your lawn less appealing to these unwanted guests.
Don’t let mice play hide and squeak in your home! Our experts explain the features of a field mouse and most importantly, how to get rid of them! Find out how to keep unwanted house guests our of your home.
Not only do grubs damage a lawn, they also attract moles & other yard-damaging guests. Usually, they will not go away naturally or on their own. Learn how to take back your lawn
Bagworms grow and feed on trees causing significant damage. These pests can be dangerous and costly to your trees and shrubs. Protect your investment from bagworms
Army ants are best known for their large, aggressive colonies. Learn how these pests work, survive, and most importantly, how to get rid of them!
The Spotted Lanternfly is known to feed on 70+ plant species! Our lawn care pros provide tips on how to protect your lawn from spotted lanternfly damage
An armyworm infestation can DESTROY your lawn in a matter of days if not treated quickly. Our lawn care experts have created this guide to help you take back your lawn.
Has your lawn been invaded by dandelions? Our soil scientists share their insider tips and tricks to help get rid of these pesky weeds for good. Take back your yard!
Unsure what nutsedge looks like or how to get rid of it? Our soil scientists explain how to identify it, control it & prevent it. Read this blog and take control of your yard
Treating phragmites requires a special permit & the treatment window is very small. We are the only company that treats phragmites in our area, and we have 30+ years of experience!
Learn why wild onion and wild garlic are such common lawn weeds throughout Maryland and Northern Virginia and how to get rid of these unwanted plants.
Learn about the 10 most common types of weeds you can find in lawns throughout Maryland and Northern Virginia. Pictures included to help with identification.
Weeds are an eyesore to every homeowner! Learn the 6 most common weeds found in Maryland & Northern Virginia, how to get rid of them and prevent future problems
Wondering when to lime a yard in Maryland or Northern Virginia? Our soil experts are here to explain why your soil might need it, the benefits & best time to apply a lime treatment
Deciding between a national chain or a locally owned lawn care company? Read 7 benefits of using a locally owned lawn care company (yea, we’re a little biased)
Trees and shrubs require nutrients, protection, and frequent attention to thrive. Know how to identify and treat health concerns with your lawn, yard or garden.
Stuck in the weeds? Our soil scientists are here to help! We have compiled our most FAQ’s about how to eliminate weeds and provide tips to prevent them from coming back
Crabgrass is an incredibly stubborn weedbut our soil experts will explain how to eliminate it and prevent it from coming back
Appraisers estimate that a well-maintained lawn can add up to 15% to the value of your home. Follow these 5 tips to impress your potential buyers with captivating curb appeal
Trying to understand why your lawn has brown spots? This guide will help you identify the culprit, fix the issue, and prevent issues in the future.
You’ve worked hard to achieve the lawn you have. Prevent common grass diseases from ruining your hard work by learning how to identify and treat them.
Brown patch is one of the most common lawn diseases and it seemingly appears out of nowhere. Prevent damage by learning the proper treatments for this lawn disease
Unlike other lawn diseases, dollar spots occur during all seasons because they can grow in a range of temperatures. Learn how to identify, control and prevent it.
Fairy rings can cause severe damage to your lawn by causing the soil and thatch to become water-repellant. Our soil scientists explain how to treat & prevent this lawn disease
When your grass starts growing red antlers, you know something is wrong! In this guide, our soil scientists explain how to prevent and treat red thread disease
Summer patch is a dangerous lawn disease that can cause your turf to die off completely. Learn how to prevent and treat your lawn for summer patch disease.
Take the guesswork, frustration, and stress out of battling lawn fungus! Our soil scientists share signs of lawn fungus, how to get rid of lawn fungus and other FAQs
Fall is the ideal time to fertilize your lawn to replace nutrients that were used during the summer months. Grow a healthy lawn by following these tips
There are 3 main components to proper fertilization: nitrogen, phosphorus & potassium. Learn how these nutrients play an important role in proper plant nutrition.
Do you have questions about lawn care services? Check out these FAQs and the answers from our experts.
It’s your lawn. What does it say about you? In this blog, our soil scientists will share lawn care tips to help you achieve AND maintain a healthy, lush lawn.
Be this summer’s block party destination with the best lawn! Our soil scientists share their insider tips and tricks to prepare your lawn for the summer season
De-icing salt can cause inadvertent damage to your lawn and other plants. Learn how to avoid salt damage to your plants and set them up for a healthy spring.
Oh, deer! Learn how you can prevent deer from damaging your lawn & garden, spreading fleas and ticks, and ruining your yard with these quick and easy tips.
Broccoli, kale, and cabbage are just some of the veggies you can grow in the fall. Follow these 6 tips to achieve a beautiful & bountiful fall vegetable garden.
Help protect the environment by learning how your lawn care habits impact your local ecosystem. Together, small changes add up.
Homeownership builds a sense of pride & success. It all starts from the moment you pull up to your home. Boost your home’s curb appeal with this lawn care guide
Impress your guests & neighbors with a healthy, beautiful lawn. Our weed control helps to keep your lawn weed-free! Take back your lawn
Ensure your trees & shrubs reach their full potential and bloom bigger and better than ever! Create a lawn you’re proud of with a custom tree and shrub care