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Got lawn care questions? We’ve got answers. Our blog is here to help you up your lawn care game, with handy tips on weeding, seasonal lawn needs, and more from our professional lawn care technicians!

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How to Take Care of Your Lawn in a Drought

Everyone knows that water is of the utmost importance when maintaining a healthy lawn, but we know how droughts in the summer can take a toll on your landscape. The good news is, there are ways to manage the water shortage and ensure that your lawn stays healthy through those long, dry, hot periods. Even better – those solutions won’t cost you an arm or a leg. Here are some tips you can follow to keep your lawn healthy through summer drought periods.Read more
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Should I Mow My Lawn in a Patter?

We all get a chuckle out of those ‘old wives tales’ we hear as kids – things like ‘don’t wear a hat or your hair will fall out’ or that ‘sitting too close to the TV will make you blind’ – stuff like that. Some are true, some are absolute nonsense, but nonetheless they creep into our vernacular and whether we like it or not, we’re hard wired as humans so that when we hear something enough, we begin to believe it.Read more
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The Best Ways to Save Water on Your Lawn

​​Knowing how much and how little to water is an ongoing question homeowners are constantly asking when it comes to their lawns. Some of us live in areas where there are actual water restrictions on how much we can use while others are simply more worried about not causing damage.Read more
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How to Deal With Bald Spots on Your Lawn

Here in New England, maintaining a perfect lawn can be a real challenge. Trees, mountains, rocky terrain, and erratic weather can put a lot of undue stress on grass. In many cases, it can leave big patches and unsightly gaps in our lawn. And it’s not just natural causes that result in these big, bad brown blotches – sometimes it’s the things that we always have to worry about – people, pets, and the like. Regardless of where they come from, we want to get rid of them – and today, that’s what we’re going to talk through.Read more
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What Are the Benefits of Aerating Your Lawn?

Aeration is one of the most important procedures that you can perform on your lawn year in and year out. There’s a reason golf courses and athletic fields look as nice as they do – and that’s typically because they aerate several times a year. However, just one round of aeration can make an overwhelming difference in both the overall appearance and health of your lawn.Read more
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How to Keep Your Grass Green

Nothing says ‘summer time’ quite like a thick, green coat of grass in your front yard. We all know however, that growing a healthy coat of grass is one thing, keeping it that way is quite another!Read more
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Should You Use Sod or Seeding?

Every homeowner wants to have a perfect lawn – one that’s lush, green and healthy. Not only is it great for your own enjoyment, but a thriving lawn can help boost the overall aesthetic and actual value of a home.Read more
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Problems With Excess Rain Water in Your Yard

While it’s hard to believe with all the snow we still have on the ground, pretty soon we’re going to be edging into the melting months of the Spring. And with the melting snow comes lots and lots of water.Read more
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How to Deal With Crabgrass in Your Lawn

Nothing is worse than a good lawn overrun with crabgrass! Learn from our professional lawn care technicians just how to get rid of this problem in Hampton, Portsmouth, and surrounding areas.Read more