Grass Diseases

Easy Steps to Restore that Bare Spot in Your Lawn

Bare spots in your lawn can seem to appear out of nowhere. They’re hard on the eyes, and unless repaired, they may continue to grow. The good news is it’s easy to restore that bare spot so that it’s not even noticeable. But before you can repair, you first need to determine its cause. If…

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Put the Freeze on Gray Snow Mold

Prolonged snow cover may cause more than cabin fever. It can also hide conditions that may lead to gray snow mold. Luckily, there are precautions you can take now to limit or even prevent its appearance when the snow starts melting. Gray snow mold is a fungal disease    Gray snow mold is a fungus…

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Your 12-month guide to the easiest lawn care ever

Yes, you can proudly have the best-looking lawn on the block without being a slave to a lot of extra maintenance. The secret is to stay one or two steps ahead of typical problems, such as weeds, bugs and malfunctioning equipment. The best news: Some of our tips don’t require a minute more of your…

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How do lawn pests survive winter?

Tips from Buck’s Backyard Identifying and dealing with cold hardy bugs Insects survive winter in various ways: Some fill their body with glycerol (antifreeze), some slow their metabolism down just high enough to survive a term called diapause. Some as eggs, some as larvae and a lot of adult insects spend the cold winter months…

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To Bag or Not To Bag? – The Ultimate Mowing Question

Tips from Buck’s Backyard When it comes to lawn health… mulching matters! A question I get asked constantly is “Should I bag my grass clippings or let them lay (mulching) on my lawn?” and the answer from me is simple… “Let them lay!” Do not rake or bag your grass clippings if you have a…

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Winter Lawn Care Tips for Florida

Aphids and Chinch Bugs and Brown Patch… Oh My! Helpful Lawn Advice from Buck’s Backyard   Winter is upon us although you would not know it with all the above normal temperatures we are experiencing. This brings on several conditions associated with your lawn and landscape that we do not normally have to combat this…

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Five Top Winter Lawn Care Tips

Many homeowners breathe a sigh of relief when winter is nigh, because it means a few months off from weekly lawn care. While the need for frequent mowing is eliminated by winter’s first frost, it is important to take steps to care for your lawn during the colder months. If you want a beautiful lawn…

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