What’s Wrong with Your Turf?

What’s Wrong with Your Turf?

This has been one of the rainiest summers on record in Pennsylvania. Turf diseases can always be an issue in the summertime, but typically timely fungicide applications and good cultural practices keep them at a minimum. This year, however, all that wet weather has...
Identify Your Lawn Problem

Identify Your Lawn Problem

Just when you think you’ve done everything right, suddenly there’s a brown patch of grass taunting you. Brown lawn patches are the most frustrating problems a homeowner can have with a lawn. There are a number of causes of brown spots in lawns, from insects to disease...
Lawn Rust: What it Is and How to Fix It

Lawn Rust: What it Is and How to Fix It

Does your lawn look like a 1960’s astronaut had an accident with their powdered Tang packet? That is to say it looks as if it is coated with an orange or yellowish colored dust. Well it is probable that it is not an orange flavored drink mix, (nobody drinks that...
A Roundup of Three Tree Diseases

A Roundup of Three Tree Diseases

As one of our fair presidents, Franklin D. Roosevelt, once said, “Forests are the lungs of our land, purifying the air and giving fresh strength to our people.” We are blessed to have a climate that sustains the growth of a variety of beautiful trees. However, our...
Is Snow Mold a Problem?

Is Snow Mold a Problem?

This sun is shining warmer, the snow is melting and the air is warming for spring. It’s time to walk your lawn and take a look at what Old Man Winter has done to your lawn. The most noticeable issue may be damage from snow mold.  Damage will be large, circular, matted...