Springfield, MA Lawn Care News & Updates
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Usually towards the end of May, beginning of June we start to see these seed heads, or little Christmas trees develop in our lawns. We get a lot of calls or emails asking what these are and can we treat them? The short answer is no. These “weeds” in your lawn are actually the grass producing a seed head. It’s a natural cycle that all plants go through and it is actually a good sign that your lawn is healthy and trying to reproduce.... Read More about Weed or Seed?
For many homeowners this weekend also signifies the start of summer. The temperatures are climbing, the sun is out and your “Honey To-Do List” is growing. With the return of the outdoor season, your list of chores lengthens. The Memorial Day long weekend is a great time to get all your home project complete and in order. Use this homeowner’s Memorial Day checklist to get your outdoor space in tip-top shape!... Read More about Spending Memorial Day on the Lawn
Are you noticing unusual changes in your lawn? If your lawn appears unhealthy, has yellow patches, small holes or a disrupted root system, you may have a white grub infestation. Although small in size, these destructive pests can cause significant, costly damage to local lawns if no control methods are taken.... Read More about How to Know If You Have Grubs in Your Lawn
It has been a cool and wet spring so far and it has brought us an abundance of lawn diseases. The most common lawn disease of this spring is Red Thread. A cosmetic only disease, Red thread affects all of our cool season grasses here in New England and is seen when we experience cool temperatures with wet weather.... Read More about Red Thread in Springfield, MA
Here at Weed Man Springfield, MA, we believe that lawn care is a partnership. We work closely with homeowners to control weeds, fertilize, improve lawn health and diagnose problems. At the same time, we rely on our customers to follow good cultural practices to keep the lawn healthy. More specifically, proper watering and mowing will help you achieve better, quicker and more long-lasting results. Follow these guidelines when caring for your lawn.... Read More about Cultural Practices to Keep Your Lawn Thriving
While many homeowners despise the appearance of weeds in their lawn, many don’t understand why weeds are undesirable and the negative impact they can have. While not all weeds are harmful, others are extremely aggressive and invasive. Without adequate control, many common weeds can quickly overtake your home lawn, contribute to allergies and be harmful to pets and children.... Read More about The Negative Impact of Weeds on Your Lawn