Category: lawn improvement

Love Your Lawn… Now!

My web page title says it best, “SEPTEMBER IS LAWN MONTH” See all the reasons why: https://bobscaping.com/september-is-lawn-month/ There are two seasons of the year in the midwest and northeastern United States (and similar climate zones) when your odds of lawn seeding success greatly improve:… Continue Reading “Love Your Lawn… Now!”

Its the Beetles!

Along with Independence Day, Lightning Bugs, and the heat and humidity in western Pennsylvania, July brings back the Beetles! Not the singing type, more the chewing type. These buggers are primarily known for the lawn damage they cause, which seems especially noticeable on lawns… Continue Reading “Its the Beetles!”

Staying Sharp

Maintaining a sharp lawnmower blade is more important than you think. A clean cut will help your lawn look its best. Key points for proper lawn mowing: Sharpen you rotary mower blade at least once a year, more often if possible. Try not to… Continue Reading “Staying Sharp”

Time to Seed

A more appropriate title would be “Not much time left to seed” if you have a lawn in Pennsylvania, New England, the Midwestern U.S. or Canada. There are basically two times a year that are best for lawn seeding: Spring and Fall. For multiple… Continue Reading “Time to Seed”

Healthy Home Lawn

Core aerate your lawn while soil moisture levels are still favorable Core aeration is one of the best things you can do for your lawn. Fall is the most common time for aeration, but both Spring and Fall is even better! Here’s a lawn… Continue Reading “Healthy Home Lawn”

Spring Lawn Prep

Persistent snow cover may have allowed Snow Mold to develop on your lawn Once your lawn dries-out a little and has become less muddy, here’s a short 41 second video with my recommendation for treating snow mold: If you have dead spots in your… Continue Reading “Spring Lawn Prep”