FROM THE EXPERT

Compaction

Soil compaction on a property can lead to turf dieback in those areas. A soil profile consists of a combination of air, water, mineral components (silt, sand, clay)

Mushrooms

Most mushrooms in lawns are beneficial because they decompose organic matter, which in turn releases nutrients back into the lawn.

Chinch Bugs

One of the more common insects found in home lawns is the Chinch bug. They feed on the grass blades by sucking out the fluids causing the turf to wilt,

Perennial Ryegrass

Perennial Ryegrass is a cool season grass that germinates extremely fast. This makes it an ideal fit to pair with Kentucky Bluegrass varieties.

Powdery Mildew

This disease is associated with Kentucky Bluegrass that is primarily growing in shaded areas. The humidity in shaded areas tends to be higher while the air circulation lower,

Earthworms

Love them or hate them, the earthworm is a great indicator of a good healthy soil. They become visible in the lawn more in the spring and fall due to the soil


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