BRIAN'S LAWN CARE, LLC
|Posted on March 28, 2018 at 2:55 PM||comments (17867)|
What is Core Aeration?
Core aeration is the practice of running an aeration machine over your turf that pulls out 2-3” core plugs. Aeration is very important for the overall health of your turf and is typically done in early Spring or Fall. Our native soil is heavy clay which holds a lot of water and also dries out and becomes as hard as a rock. This is not a good growing environment for turf. This is where core aeration helps.
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|Posted on March 16, 2018 at 7:10 AM||comments (4104)|
Why Lime Is Important
Over time the constant use of fertilize will leach the soil of calcium and magnesium. Other causes are rainfall over time, irrigation and a breakdown in organic material. This results in acidic soil, a weedy lawn, yellow to lime green grass and excessive moss. The lack of calcium in your soil also affects microbial activity which makes nutrients less available to your grass. If your lawn care program is not working as it should, the...Read Full Post »
|Posted on March 9, 2018 at 8:05 AM||comments (11453)|
Bare spots in your lawn happen for various reasons. Heavy foot traffic, pet damage, mower damage, insect, grub and/or disease damage, gas spills, fertilize spill, and rocks under the soil. If any of these do not happen to you, then consider yourself one of the lucky few. Unfortunately, many of us will get bare spots in our lawn. The problem some face is how to repair these bare spots properly.
Addressing The Issue
First we need to address w...Read Full Post »
|Posted on February 28, 2018 at 9:20 AM||comments (9063)|
Good Equipment Makes A Difference
Having the right equipment for maintaining your lawn is important. The wrong equipment could make mowing your lawn like trying to cut a steak with a butter knife. Also, if your equipment isn't up to par, you make be spending way more time than necessary cutting your lawn. Today I want to go through, what I think are some good options in equipment for the home owner that wants to have nice looking lawn but doesn't ...Read Full Post »
|Posted on February 20, 2018 at 8:20 AM||comments (2035)|
Springtime comes around every year just like Christmas, except the only gift we receive is the task of mowing our grass and trying to make it look good. To some of us this is like getting a set of handkerchiefs for a Christmas present. For a lot of us, mowing our lawn is something we look forward to and anticipate because we want our lawns looking tight and crisp. But here is the biggest problem I see home owners doing: mowing too low. Trying to get your lawn to look like Wrigley Field,...Read Full Post »
|Posted on February 10, 2018 at 8:10 AM||comments (3383)|
You want a green, lush, weed free lawn but you don't know where to start? Not sure if you are putting down enough fertilize or weed control? Ladies and gentleman, I am here to help. If you are that DIY'er that wants to have the best looking lawn on the block, I have a simple to follow plan that will not disappoint.
Weed Control and Fertilization Basics
Let us look at the fundamentals of basic weed control and fertilization for turf. ...Read Full Post »
|Posted on January 27, 2018 at 10:05 AM||comments (16152)|
Introducing Our New Organic Based Lawn Program
It has been in the works for sometime, but the Organic based lawn program is finally here. I wanted to make sure that everything in this plan was sound and made sense. Although the plan is not 100% organic it is a much safer alternative to use for pet owners, families with children, people with health issues or people who want to use a more environmentally friendly approach to lawn care....Read Full Post »