The first signs that fall is upon us have arrived; the beautiful and vibrant leaves are filling the crisp fall atmosphere. Eventually those leaves fall off the trees creating a fun play environment for children and pets. However, it also means hours of work cleaning them up. As labor intenseRead More
Kids head back to school, trees start to show their true colors, and it’s THE best time of year to take care of your lawn. Contrary to popular opinion, fall is the best time of the year for lawn care. Fertilization, weed and thatch control, establishment of new lawns, and renovationRead More
If you are one of those people who think that lawn care consists of running a mower across the blades of grass once a week or so is complete lawn care, then you are not alone. Many people have that same view, and then wonder why their lawns look so patchyRead More
The excessive rainfall over the last couple of months along with a warmer than normal winter has resulted in some interesting turn disease sightings in lawns. Red thread is a common sight in lawns and is often found around the time of seedhead production in the spring when the turf could probablyRead More
Grubs are public enemy #1 when it comes to insects that damage your lawn. They can destroy large portions of healthy lawns in a matter of days or weeks. They are the larvae of different kinds of beetles, including Japanese and Masked Chafer Beetles. Grub larvae are dirty, white and softRead More
Spring of 2017 has brought record breaking rainfall totals in Hamilton County, Indiana and the entire midwest. While Hamilton County is under a travel advisory and flood warnings, some locations across the Midwest have seen nearly a foot and a half of rain over the past 2 weeks. There seems to be noRead More
The normal year-to-date precipitation in Carmel, Indiana on May 4 is 12.33 in. At 16.58 in., the year-to-date precipitation as of May 4, 2017 is 134.5% of the normal year-to-date precipitation. Precipitation April 29, 2017 was 2.2 in., April 30th was 1.5 in., May 1st was 1.3 in. and 3 in. of rain soRead More
Use this simple trick to keep the grass greener. If you ever wanted a greener lawn with fewer weeds, less fertilizer and less water then this simple trick is for you. Best of all its free! It’s so simple most people don’t believe it until they see it for themselves.
Turfgrass requires nutrients throughout the growing season. Soil, sun, and water provide some, but fertilizer can supplement the balance of nutrients your lawn needs to be healthy, lush, and green. GreenLawn by Design has developed 6-Step Application Fertilization and Weed Control Program specifically designed for the Hamilton County-area lawns. Read onRead More
Regular landscape care and maintenance is a big job that demands constant attention. For many Hamilton County home-owners, landscaping requires too much time, effort, commitment and money, so they hire professional landscapers who can keep their properties well-maintained throughout the year.
If you’re doing your own landscaping work, you realize