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How to Spot and Treat Brown Spots in Your Lawn

Friday, May 7th, 2021
How to Spot and Treat Brown Spots in Your Lawn

If your otherwise healthy lawn is developing yellow to brown spots, there could be a variety of potential causes.

When most people envision their ideal lawn it is an even field of green grass, uniform in species, color, and length. And many people work very hard to achieve that fantasy yard. Unfortunately, there are many things that can ruin the perfection, from weeds to rogue grass types to discolored spots. If your otherwise healthy lawn is developing yellow to brown spots, there could be a variety of potential causes. Luckily, most of them are treatable, especially if you catch them early. 

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Lawn Care: Keep Your Grass Green this Spring in Harford County, MD

Friday, April 30th, 2021
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Most people who have a lawn dream of having one that is lush, green, and free of weeds. Our lawn care tips can help.

Most people who have a lawn dream of having one that is lush, green, and free of weeds. During the spring and early summer as temps start to climb, that dream often turns to dust – a lawn like that takes a lot of work. There are many things that cause your beautiful spring lawn to start to wither and fade, from the stress of too much or too little water to traffic to improper maintenance. If you’re worried about your green grass fading, follow these lawn care tips.

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The Stages of Lawn Drought Stress

Tuesday, April 20th, 2021

It’s a little more rainy than usual this time of year, but summer’s just around the corner. With summer’s heat may come thunderstorms, but also prolonged periods without rain. Droughts can put some serious stress on your lawn, as they deprive grass of the water it needs to thrive. Recognizing the signs of lawn drought stress is key to keeping your grass healthy. When you notice these stages, it’s time to bring in a professional!

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Recognizing the stages of lawn drought stress is key to keeping your grass healthy. When you see these signs, it’s time to bring in a professional!

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The 17-Year Cicada: What You Need to Know

Friday, April 16th, 2021

It has been some time since the spring of 2004. If you lived in Maryland at the time, you might recall a deafening noise resounding from the trees and the crunching of shells underfoot. 17 years have elapsed since then, and the cicadas have begun to emerge once more. Homeowners need to get ready for Brood X. Here’s what you need to know about the 17-year cicada, and what their emergence means for you.

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Brood X is coming. Here’s what the emergence of the 17-year cicada means for Maryland homeowners.

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Keeping Weeds Out of Your Lawn and Garden

Friday, April 9th, 2021

At this time of year, weeds seem to be just about everywhere you look. They pop up in sidewalk cracks, on vacant lots, and—unfortunately—our lawns and gardens. Many of these plants aren’t just bothersome to look at. A majority of the weeds likely to emerge around our homes are invasive species that outcompete Maryland’s native flora. So what can we do about them?

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How can we keep invasive weeds out of our lawns and gardens? Take a look!

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