Spots on Maple Tree Leaves? It's Maple Tar Spot!

Local contractors - Repair DIY Help Center - In many cases, these leaves with the black spots are dropping early, which adds to the concern. These spots are caused by a fungal disease aptly called Tar Spot. The black spots that look like big drops of tar look ugly, but the disease doesn't hurt the tree or affect it's over all health. All three produce the similar symptoms and can affect almost all species of maples, but mainly occur on Norway, silver and red maples. There are three different, but related fungi. Every year about this time, I start receiving questions on the ugly black spots that homeowners are seeing on their maple trees. ..More

  • Professional Lawn Maintenance Lauderhill, FL
  • Commercial Landscaping St. Cloud, MN
Lookout and Prevent Fall Armyworms On Your Lawn!

Find best 10 residential contractors - Talk To An Expert - Faqs - Message Board - After feeding, they burrow into the soil and evolve, first into pupae and then into adult moths. When the larvae emerge, they begin feeding and growing, moving in groups as they exhaust their food sources. The next generation moves on and repeats the cycle. Up north, a single generation arrives to do its damage in late summer or early fall. This can happen up to four times in extreme southern climates, where the Fall Armyworm is a more constant threat. Armyworms lay many eggs in many different places. ..More

  • Discount Yard Care Kenner, LA
  • Mowing Professionals Meridian, ID
Don't Forget About Your Trees and Shrubs This Fall

Best Local certified contractors - Service Company Blogs - . If you plan to shape any shrubs, remember this simple rule if the plant flowers before June 15, prune it shortly after it flowers. If you shape spring flowering shrubs using a hedge pruner now, you run the risk of removing the flower buds that are already formed at the end of the branches. Cutting off individual limbs with a hand pruner to improve its shape will reduce the number of flowers for next year, but not to the same extent as using a hedge pruner. Inspect your plants for damage from summer storms and prune out any broken or cracked branches ..More

  • Lawn Care Contractors Passaic, NJ
  • Commercial Lawn Service Redondo Beach, CA
Fall Maintenance: Winterizing Your Lawn and Landscape!

Service Expert contractors - Helpful Articles and details on repair & services - inspections, maintenance, replacements & upgrades - . Any fuel left in their tanks should be treated and run through the engine. All lawn equipment should be cleaned and maintained per the manufacturer's recommendations. Gas powered trimmers and blowers have smaller engines than do lawn mowers, which makes them even more susceptible to problems related to separation, varnish build-up, and other old fuel issues ..More

  • Residential Lawn Contractors Pleasanton, CA
  • Lawn Spraying Contractors Carmel, IN
Picking the Right Grass Seed

21 Best emergency contractors - Resources & Guides - inspections, maintenance, replacements & upgrades - . Bluegrass is the smallest seed and contains about 1,500,000 seeds per pound. Ryegrass and Turf-Type Tall Fescue contain between 250,000 to 400,000 seeds per pound. If you purchase a 10-pound bag of seed that is 50 % bluegrass and 50% ryegrass, you are getting about 7,500,000 bluegrass seeds and about 1,250,000 ryegrass seeds. One thing to keep in mind is the number of seeds per pound. If you want more bluegrass than ryegrass, this blend would work fine. If you want more ryegrass than bluegrass, change the ratios ..More

  • Landscape Contractors Waterloo, IA
  • Discount Yard Service Skokie, IL

requestaquote Get Free Quotes callnow 888-506-9527