Grab the Rake Before It’s Too Late

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Raking leaves can be a picturesque fall chore; a sunny, crisp day; beautiful, vibrant colored leaves; and kids laughing as they jump into the piles. But snap out of it, this is Rochester! We’ve already had a snowstorm this fall, and even though most of the snow has melted, raking leaves is a chilly, soggy… Read more »

5 Things to Add to Your Fall To-Do List

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Fall has officially begun, and with its arrival comes a new list of yard chores! Be sure to add these to your to-do list to keep your yard healthy throughout the fall and well-prepared for the long winter ahead. Aeration Aeration is a great way to boost other lawn care services like fertilization and weed… Read more »

Is Deep Root Feeding For Trees and Shrubs Important?

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When thinking about their yards, a lot of people tend to focus most of their attention on the lawn, and forget about trees and shrubs. This is totally understandable – lawns require more maintenance, like regular mowing. They also show signs of stress more easily, like browning during a drought. However, if we want an… Read more »

Watering Your Lawn 101

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Here in Rochester, NY and Monroe County, we’ve experienced a hot and dry summer. You’ve probably noticed your lawn has turned an ugly shade of yellow or brown. This is not uncommon, and usually, the turf will go dormant without adequate water. However, in severe drought areas, the grass can actually die. To keep your… Read more »

Emerald Ash Borer in Western New York

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The Emerald Ash Borer, or EAB, has been on our radar since 2009, when they first started to invade New York State. Originally from Asia, these beetles are believed to have made their debut in North America via wooden packing materials from China. Regardless of how EAB arrived, these little insects are responsible for the… Read more »

What is a Fairy Ring and Why Does My Lawn Have One?

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For homeowners and lawn enthusiasts, fairy rings (sometimes called fairy circles) are not magical nor good luck as the name implies. Instead, fairy rings are an annoyance that requires a little extra time and attention to control. What is a Fairy Ring? Fairy rings are identified by a circle of lush, dark green grass, ranging… Read more »