Grass Master

How to Spot Grub Damage to Your Lawn

What does grub damage look like in a lawn? Well, if your lawn is sporting some less-than-attractive grass, it could be grubs. Grubs are the larvae of common bugs found in Ohio, such as June beetles (or June bugs) and Japanese beetles. These small, C-shaped worms can do large-scale damage. If you have grub damage …

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How to Use Fungicide on Your Lawn

If you’ve noticed brown spots or white powdered areas of your lawn – you might have fungus. To avoid further damage, an online search might lead you to information regarding fungicide. What is fungicide, and what is the best fungicide for your lawn? What causes lawn fungus? Before we consider what fungicides to use, let’s …

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What are Fungicides?

Fungus can be the unfortunate factor standing between you and a healthy lawn. Lawn fungus takes many forms, with unsightly results. Some of the common types of lawn fungus include summer patch, fairy ring, powdery mildew, pythium blight, brown patch, gray snow mold, red thread, dollar spot and rust diseases. To determine what is affecting …

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How to Prevent and Kill Grubs

Imagine there’s an invisible enemy of your yard, destroying your grass from underground. Sounds terrible, right? It could be happening, in the form of small, caterpillar-like creatures called grubs. What are grubs? Grubs are beetle larvae. In Ohio, June beetles (sometimes called June bugs), May beetles and Japanese beetles are common pests. All begin as …

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How to Deal with Lawn Drought Stress

Summer brings to mind sunny days and plush, green lawns. But sometimes that beautiful summer weather leaves ugly, dry, brown spots in your yard. What can you do to restore the health of your grass after a long, hot summer? If the weather has been hot and dry, that combination of unrelenting heat and very …

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Fall Landscape

Fall Lawncare in Ohio

If you’re committed to having a beautiful lawn, follow these Ohio fall lawncare tips. You can achieve a healthy-looking lawn by giving it what it needs at the right time. With some lawncare basics, and some extra attention, your Ohio lawn can be beautiful well into the fall, and come back next spring, stronger than …

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What to Plant this Fall

If you think of spring as prime planting season, you might be surprised to find out fall planting has its merits – if you know what to plant in the fall. Certain perennials, grasses and trees will do well with fall planting, perhaps even better than planting in the spring.  So, if you want to …

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