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Chinch
While grubs were discussed in my last post and are the most widely known lawn pest, little is known about the equally (if not more) damaging chinch bug.  I just visited a lawn this week and found the homeowner perplexed over the spotty brown patches amongst tufts of still green grass. (That’s his...Read More
Grub
If you have a sunny lawn, you may have already suffered the wrath of grubs.  If you have not yet experienced grub damage and have a sunny location, please give serious consideration to grub control “insurance” by applying a preventative product. Unseen by you, there are at least six types of...Read More
Green moss on the ground

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
Flying honeybee collecting pollen at cherry blossoms.
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
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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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