Entries by Matt VanNoord

Give the Gift of Lawn Care

  Looking for the perfect gift for the person who has everything? A gift they won’t return and a gift you know they will enjoy? How about a gift certificate for lawn care? We can customize a lawn care program to fit their needs and your holiday budget, contact our office for more details: 616-698-8930. […]

Preparing Your Lawn for Winter

As summer winds down, here are a few suggestions for your lawn and landscape. First, if you didn’t receive grub control this season and see evidence of creatures digging in your lawn, you may have raccoons or skunks feeding on grubs. Grubs can be a serious problem for your lawn and can still be controlled this time […]

Seeding Your Lawn

Successful lawn establishment means doing the right thing at the right time.  New seed fails because of timing, poor quality seed, improper seed selection, poor soil conditions, improper site preparation, or improper water and fertilizing. Timing is Everything The best time of the year to seed is from August 15 to September 15.  The warm […]

Dealing with Brown Patches

DESCRIPTION OF DISEASE Areas affected by Brown Patch are initially roughly circular and vary in size from one to five feet. It is a foliar disease that does not affect crowns or roots. During early morning hours, fine strands of grayish, cobwebby fungal growth (mycelium) may be evident at the margin of actively developing patches. […]

Watering Guidelines

If you want to keep your lawn healthy and green, then watering is important. Warm temperatures will rapidly dry out the soil of a lawn. Here are a few watering tips you may find helpful: – Use water or sprinkle 1 inch of water per week, and even more when it is hot. – If […]