The Difference Between Dead and Dormant Grass

Grass can go kaput any time of year. The hot, dry conditions of summer can leave grass brown and unappealing. Winter snow mold and thatch buildup can leave your grass with dead spots. But is it really dead? Or just dormant? Before taking any action, it’s worth your time to determine if you have a […]

How to Prevent, Repair Dog Pee Spots in your Grass

Your lawn looks beautiful! Well, almost. Some of the grass is thick and green, but unfortunately, some of it shows signs of Spot’s spots. Your dog’s urine has left a number of brown patches, dog-gone-on-it. It’s a problem all dog owners face, but a little know-how and work will fix those dog pee spots in […]

How to Treat 5 Common Lawn Diseases

At one time or another, we all deal with grass pains. The distress signal from our lawn seems to get louder in heat, humidity, and rain. From crabgrass to brown spots, there’s a variety of lawn diseases that could be killing the grass. Some require a professional to diagnose them while others give off tell-tale […]

The Worst Bugs for Atlanta, Georgia Lawns

Bugs love Atlanta. And Atlanta returns that love to some of those bugs such as the beautiful black swallowtail butterfly. But the love doesn’t extend to all insects, especially not the bugs that infest and damage your lawn. Here are the worst pests you’ll find in Atlanta. Fire Ants Say “fire ants” out loud and […]

The Worst Bugs in Dallas (and How to Get Rid of Them)

Texas is bug heaven. With 100,000 types of insects known to exist in the United States, one-third can be found in the Lone Star State. According to the Texas Parks and Wildlife Department, “Texas has more different kinds of insects than any other state.” With our long, hot summers and 40 or so inches of […]

Eco-Friendly Pest Control for Your Home

There is no doubt that insects are an important part of the world’s eco system, so we should probably not simply try to kill them all off. This does not mean that you should find yourself pinned to the chair because a family of spiders is standing in the middle of the floor. It also […]