Your Guide To Defeating Crabgrass

Crabgrass is one of the most hated and feared lawn weed pests, yet most homeowners aren't quite sure where it comes from or how to fight it despite being able to recognize it. Even if you couldn't pick it out in a lineup from monkey grass and turf grass, you can learn to recognize it [...]

When Winters are Mild, the Grubs Go Wild

Mild winters may seem like a pleasant enough break from the usual cycle of freezing temperatures and gray skies, but there's a pest lurking under the ground that also loves warm temperatures. Cold and frosty winters are part of nature's cycle for controlling pests in particular areas. Those freezing temperatures kill off at least some [...]

Do I Need to Fertilize My Trees and Shrubs?

You take lawn care very seriously. You mow, trim and rake. But, you notice that some of your shrubs and trees seem to grow more slowly than they should, or they feature yellowed or dwarf-sized foliage. What’s going on? Are your plantings starved for nutrients? While you may understand the importance of taking good care [...]

It’s Time for a Spring Clean Up

Spring is a time to make everything look new again – including your lawn. The sun is shining, the temperature is rising and your lawn is ready for a spring clean up. Proper lawn maintenance won’t just make your property look nicer, but it will help your grass and plants grow better. Where to Start [...]

Fertilizer: An Important Ingredient in Lawn Care

As mentioned in our previous blog, one of the most important things you can do in your lawn maintenance program is to fertilize. Most residential turf is seeded or sodded over inadequate soil which offers too few nutrients to sustain a lush carpet of green. Over time, a vibrant lawn can deplete even the best soil base. [...]

5 Reasons Regular Lawn Care Maintenance is so Important

Everyone loves a well-manicured lawn, but it's no secret that they take a lot of time and effort. Not every homeowner has the kind of time necessary to devote to proper lawn maintenance. However, lawn neglect carries some serious downsides. Here are five reasons why you should do what it takes to stay on top of [...]

Spring color begins in fall

After a typical Ohio winter, we can all agree that we are ready for spring, ready for warmer weather, for leaves to be out on the trees and for flowers to start blooming. If you would like see the vibrant colors of daffodils, tulips, hyacinths and alliums, remember to plant the bulbs this fall. Getting [...]

Upgrade Your Curb Appeal

Hundreds of homeowners in our area are currently selling homes. If you are one of those people, you understand how difficult it can be. It’s hard to sell a home when you can’t even get prospective buyers through the front door to look at the house. Curb appeal is the first impression that a buyer [...]

Touch A Truck

  Come visit us at Westerville’s “Touch a Truck” event this year. We’ll be at the Westerville Sports Complex at 350 North Cleveland Avenue from 10am-12pm. This year we will be bringing one of our largest dump trucks in the fleet and a John Deere mower for the kids to sit on, press buttons and [...]

Tough Trees for Tough Sites

  With well over 100 different tree varieties to choose from in our area, picking the right tree for the right location isn’t always easy. We’ve compiled a list of a few tree options for some of the more difficult situations you might find yourself in.     Shady Areas If you are looking for [...]