Posts Tagged ‘chippers’

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The best way to control crabgrass is to have a healthy, thick lawn.  Granted, this is the longer term solution, but entirely reachable. In the meantime, there are measures you can take in the spring and throughout the summer to keep crabgrass in check while you continue to build a healthy lawn. Spring...Read More
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Moss In Your Lawn

Moss is a very common and widespread issue affecting home lawns to varying degrees. Most home owners either have moss now or will notice a slow invasion of it over time as the micro-climate changes and turf thins. Moss exists because grass has lost the battle for a variety of reasons which I will discuss...Read More
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This post was first published on Feb. 4, 2016. This updated version is from the Chippers spring newsletter. No corrections in content have been made; this is just a bit more concise and has information about the surprising issues with organic options and the treatment for grubs. The original Feb. 4 posting...Read More
Ice Melts vary a lot between price and performance.
November typically is the beginning of ice melt season when most people realize winter is closer than further away. Snow tire installation is a good sign that you might want to think about shovels, fresh wiper blades, and of course ice melt. I mention ice melt because it has a role in winter safety but...Read More
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I’ve been asked over a half dozen times in just the past few days “when should I stop mowing and how short should the lawn be for the final cut?” It must be time to answer those questions via a new blog post. October is a great month to slowly drop your mowing height from the recommended summer...Read More
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