Tony’s Tips for August 2018

Today, a gentle steady rain. Peaceful. Last month, as we approached the 4th of July holiday, we anticipated drier warmer weather. Well, as the spigot was turned off, so was the heat lamp turned on. 90-95 degree heat quickly caused browning of the fine bladed, cool weather grasses (Annual Bluegrass & Fine Fescues). Shallow soils…

Tony’s Tips for May 2018

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Where is Spring? We went from jackets to shorts! The trees are jumping into leaf, the shrubs are bursting flowers, and the daffodils are fading in the heat. Needless to say, it has been another interesting and difficult spring. Lawn Care Mowing: Now that the grass is growing, be sure to mow weekly with a…

Tony’s Tips for March 2018

2 Sunny Days! That’s all the sun we saw in the month of February. But, compared to the bitter cold in January, things are starting to “spring up”. Daffodils and crocus are pushing out; I saw witch-hazel blooming last week; and the bluebirds are starting to sing back and forth. Lawn Care Spring seeding should…