FROM THE EXPERT

Powdery Mildew

This disease is associated with Kentucky Bluegrass that is primarily growing in shaded areas. The humidity in shaded areas tends to be higher while the air circulation lower,

Earthworms

Love them or hate them, the earthworm is a great indicator of a good healthy soil. They become visible in the lawn more in the spring and fall due to the soil

Nutsedge

Although nutsedge closely resembles grass, it is in fact a member of the sedge family. Yellow nutsedge is the most commonly found species in Connecticut.

Mowing

While mowing your lawn may seem easy, there are a few important factors to keep in mind. First, keep the mower blades SHARP!

Rough Cinquefoil

Rough cinquefoil is a low-growing perennial weed found in low maintenance lawns. It generally lives on acidic, nutrient-poor, dry, sandy soils.

Purslane, Common

Common purslane is a summer annual weed with a prostrate mat-forming habit and thick, succulent stems and leaves. It is commonly found on thin or newly seeded turfgrass.


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