Urgent Alert! Armyworms…

Urgent Alert! Armyworms…

Urgent alert! Fall Armyworms are munching their way across Northeast Ohio! We have never seen an infestation like this. One day your lawn looks great…The next it’s gone! If you see armyworms In your lawn or sidewalk driveway, contact us ASAP. Here is the...
The Science Of Fall Leaf Colors

The Science Of Fall Leaf Colors

Every year tens of thousands of people take trips to see the beauty of fall leaf color. These scenes are truly sights to behold. But what causes the leaves of trees to change from Green to the array of wonderful fall colors? During the growing season, plants produce...
Fall Needle Drop

Fall Needle Drop

Fall Needle drop! Every fall we get dozens of calls from clients worried that their evergreens are dying. White Pines are the most dramatic. Their needles turn a bright golden color before dropping to the ground. Next is Arborvitae. The too are quite dramatic....
Billbugs Damage Lawns

Billbugs Damage Lawns

Our horticulturist found these 3 billbug adults crawling about on the sidewalk this week. No doubt looking for a place to spend the winter. Billbugs are one of the main insects that damage lawns along with chinchbugs and white grubs. Billbugs are small, generally not...
Rust Fungus Is Back

Rust Fungus Is Back

Lawn and shoes looking a little rusty? Well, it’s that time of year again. Rust disease is a common late summer/fall problem on lawns. There are actually a number of species of rust fungus, Many like apple/cedar rust live half their life cycle on apples and...
Landscape Mushroom & Fungus

Landscape Mushroom & Fungus

With cooler fall weather and more consistent rainfall, mushrooms are popping up in people’s lawns and landscapes. They come in all shapes, sizes, and colors from Dog vomit fungus, Bird’s nest mushrooms, Fly agaric (used by Indian Shaman for hallucinogenic...