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Kerry Tai - June 27, 2014

Your lawn may be an oasis for you and your family, but it could also be something else – an irresistible temptation for insects. Yes, creepy crawly bugs can infest your lawn, and damage the grass, trees, gardens, and flowers. Lawns infested with insects can turn brown and even die due to the bugs. And these lawn insects can negatively affe...

Kerry Tai - June 23, 2014

Poa Annua or Annual Bluegrass is a pesky lawn weed which invades both warm and cool season lawns. In the winter, annual bluegrass forms bright green patches that goes dormant for warm-season lawns. In cool-season lawns, annual bluegrass blends well in the spring, but when warm weather comes around the weed will die leaving thin or bare area...

Kerry Tai - June 19, 2014

Mowing is a necessity, of course, when it comes to having a beautiful lawn. But many homeowners are unsure how often to mow. Mow your lawn too often, and the lawn looks bare and scalped. Mow too infrequently, and the lawn looks overgrown and messy. Not to mention the possibility of weeds taking over an overgrown lawn – mowing does not just...

Kerry Tai - June 17, 2014

On a rainy spring day, you have been quietly sitting inside your house watching some television.  The next day, you decide to take a walk outside and notice random patches of mushrooms. The mushrooms have spread near your trees, shrubs, and garden. What had happened? How did these lawn mushrooms suddenly appear overnight? Sudden appeara...

John Buechner - June 13, 2014

Maintaining your garden area or your tree & shrubs can be hard work! Early spring to mid-summer season, black vine weevils may be active in your garden or landscape plantings.  The weevil is gray-to-black and lays eggs which turn into small white grubs. Certain species of plants are favored hosts of the black vine weevil. Strawberries a...

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