Why is crab grass so bad this year?

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Posted from: http://purdueturftips.blogspot.com/2016/09/crabgrass-is-out-in-full-force-in-2016.html?utm_campaign=shareaholic&utm_medium=email_this&utm_source=email Why is crabgrass so bad this year? Several factors contribute to a bad year for crabgrass. Crabgrass is a warm-season grass meaning that it thrives in hot conditions with optimum growth in temperatures ranging from 88 to 95 °F. However, our primary lawn species in Indiana are cool-season grasses and they prefer cooler… Read more »

Insight to weed killer chemicals- “WHO reports clear Glyphosate”.

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The National Association of Landscape Professionals recently posted the following article with information relating to the concern of weed killer chemicals commonly used by landscape professionals deeming it unlikely to cause cancer in people. WHO Report Clears Glyphosate Posted on 06/06/2016 by Paul Mendelsohn The pesticide glyphosate, sold by Monsanto in its Roundup weed killer… Read more »

Spring Clean Up

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Spring cleaning isn’t only for the interior of your home, the outside needs attention too! The past few months may have taken a toll on your yard. Between the snow storms and recent heavy winds you may have lots of large limbs, leaves and other debris scattered throughout your yard.Leaving this excess debris in your… Read more »