FROM THE EXPERT

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

Nutsedge

Although nutsedge closely resembles grass, it is in fact a member of the sedge family. Yellow nutsedge is the most commonly found species in Connecticut.

Mowing

While mowing your lawn may seem easy, there are a few important factors to keep in mind. First, keep the mower blades SHARP!


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