You’ve probably hear the term “Pre-Emergent Weed Control” thrown around by lawn care professionals. You have an idea of what it is, but can’t say you’re certain. No problem. Today we’ll tackle everything you need to know about pre-emergent weed control and how it can help you keep your lawn beautiful. First, Some Weed Basics Every year, thousands of seeds produced by the previous year’s weed plants make their way to your lawn. They’re either carried by the wind, animals or hu
Every lawn has them. They germinate every day and they’re part of our environment and your lawn’s ecosystem. They can take over your lawn and suck up the nutrients intended for your grass ruining your beautiful lawn. These plants are weeds. Hardy Weeds Some weeds are extremely difficult to control after they’ve germinated and become plants. They’re difficult to kill and require multiple treatments to be eliminated. These weeds are called “Hardy Weeds”. They require what is re
Every year in the spring, you say this is the year you’re going to fix all the problems with your lawn. Then June rushes in and summer arrives with a whirlwind of activity and before you know it the warm season is over and you’re back to square one. Here at Lawn A Mat, we know the business of making lawns beautiful. We also know the business of making things as easy as possible for our customers. That’s why we’ve put together these five simple steps on how to prepare your law
Spring clean ups are something most of our lawn care customers in the area do or pay to have done. These clean ups can range from light raking and blowing to deep thatching. Unfortunately, if a spring clean-up is done incorrectly, it can do a lot of damage to turfgrass and make the lawn look horrible until it recovers. Here is a short list of dos and don’ts and remember, if you have any questions, give us a call at (201) 891-4131 or (845) 986-8836 The Do's of Spring Clean Ups
Vole Basics Meet the Vole. According to experts there are over 100 species living in North America, Europe and Asia. There are 23 species in the US alone. They live about 3-6 months, weigh approximately 2 oz and grow to be 4-9” long, including the tail. They make their homes in complex burrow systems made up of tunnels and surface runways where adult and young live together in nests made of dry grass. In the winter, they may have temporary above ground nests in the deep snow.