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Pesticide Definitions.

Some pesticide definitions. With a few sample products. –Cide: “denoting a substance that kills.” The Oxford American College Dictionary, through Google.com Pesticide “a substance used for destroying insects or other organisms harmful to cultivated plants or to animals.” The Oxford…

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Turf grass disease

Once again turf grass disease is an issue this year here in the transition zone of eastern TN.  It’s definitely ubiquitous here in the Knoxville area.  Would suspect it’s an issue elsewhere as well.   I treated multiple times last year for brown patch.  Unfortunately…

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Blow or Mulch your leaves

Often times I am asked what is the best method to remove leaves from your lawn. This can be somewhat subjective. If you have the means you may hire a lawn service to manage your leaves and not have to…

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Benefits of Organic Mulch

Benefits of Organic Mulch.  A fresh layer of mulch sure looks nice.  It also has several benefits.  First and obvious is the aesthetics.  Which is what most people are after when spreading new mulch.  Lets look at what else it can…

Home, Lawn Care, Pesticides

Mole abatement

Mole abatement. If your experiencing problems with moles you have a couple options to eradicate them.   Merit insecticide, Talpirid mole bait, or trapping. Moles can do a lot of damage to a lawn in a short period of time.  First…

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Lawn Aeration and Overseeding

Core aeration represents a form of aerated lawn that is mechanically extracted from lawn plugs or “cores” of ground and thatch by a lawn machine (a lawn aerator) with hollow tines. Core aeration decreases the compaction between soils and provides…

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Geese Repellent for unwanted geese

Geese repellent.  There are a couple ways to deter unwanted geese.    One of them is with a product such as Flight Control.  This liquid application does a couple things to discourage geese.  It changes the ultraviolet reflection of the turf…

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