Caring For Lawns In The Delaware Valley Since 1981

Author: Greenskeeper Professional Lawn Care

Pick Your Perfect Pennsylvania-Cultivated Christmas Tree

It is that time of the year when there is that unmistakable buzz and excitement all around you. A focal point of holiday celebrations in millions of homes across North America, the Christmas tree represents an age-old tradition. If it’s one of your annual family rituals, then you know that there is more to real trees than their appealing fragrance. If you purchase a fresh-cut tree, you are also helping the PA tree farmers and promoting your local economy.

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Lime Application Services for Lawns

The quest for healthy green grass is imperative for many homeowners. Nothing beats the look or feel of a well-kept lawn, plus it provides the perfect backdrop for social events and quality family time. Cultivating a great yard goes deeper than mowing, watering and occasionally spraying a few weeds. Those perfect lawns you admire – and maybe envy – undergo rigorous lawn care services at regular intervals.

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What is Lawn Over Seeding and Why Is It Important?

Fall Lawn Repair with Over Seeding

Growing a beautiful lawn takes more than just luck – it takes proper over seeding. Now you may be wondering, what is over seeding? Over seeding is the act of planting extra grass seed directly into an existing lawn or turf without turning over the lawn or turf. Over seeding is important because it can act as an easy way to fill in bare spots in your lawn, enhancing the color and uniformity of your lawn’s appearance. Over seeding your lawn can also help to improve the density of your turf grasses which can prevent weeds from taking root and improve resistance to insect damage and diseases.

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What is Lawn Aeration and Why Is It Important?

Why Should I Aerate the Grass?

First and foremost, a healthier root system means healthier grass. It may not seem that your lawn is compacted, but it happens easier than you may think. Vehicles or small equipment driven on your grass are obvious culprits, but even outdoor entertaining or yard play by kids and pets can leave your lawn compacted. If your grass often looks stressed, your soil is hard to the touch or rainwater puddles up where it used to be absorbed, you may have compaction problems. Confirm your suspicions with a simple screwdriver test. Take a regular screwdriver and stick it into your lawn’s soil. It should slide in fairly easily. If you meet resistance, your soil is compacted, and core aeration can help.

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Why So Many More Mosquitoes After It Rains? Blame It On Water.

Irritating, itchy, ugly, blood-sucking mosquitoes. Why do they come out in droves after it rains? Wet weather often means we’re in for a trying time full of mosquito bites. The reason is simple; mosquitoes lay their eggs in standing water. You’ve spent time and money creating an enjoyable outdoor living space for your family. Whether you’re hosting an event, your children are playing outside, or you just want to relax, there’s nothing worse than being chased indoors by pesky mosquitoes!  GREENSKEEPER will help to defend your yard.

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Lawn Watering Advice from the Experts

Maintaining the Health of Your Grass with Smart Watering Practices

A healthy, green lawn is definitely a satisfying sight for any outdoor lover at this time of year. The lush appearance and crisp edged cuts are an outward indication that the homeowner cares to present their best to the neighborhood. Every plant on earth needs a certain amount of water to keep it healthy and thriving. Turf grass requires more water than trees, shrubs and other plants because its roots are shallower than larger plants. 

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Best Looking Lawn on the Block Goals

Lawn Mowing Advice for Healthier Grass from GREENSKEEPER Professional Lawn Care

Caring for your lawn the right way will allow you the pleasure of a healthy, luxuriant green lawn. Lawn mowing may be a weekly ritual but are you sure you are doing it correctly? One of the secrets of a lush lawn is mowing your grass to the right height. Proper mowing and ongoing lawn services will keep your grass healthy and also help increase the density of your lawn. When you choose GREENSKEEPER’s lawn care services packages, you will reap greater benefits in the long run. 

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Benefits to Choosing a Professional Lawn Care Service

Hire a Lawn Care Company or Do-It-Yourself?

Do you really have the time to do everything it takes for your lawn to look it’s best? A well-manicured lawn can vastly improve curb appeal and increase the resale value of your home, but DIY lawn care is difficult and time consuming. A healthy lawn takes a lot of work. It needs proper mowing and fertilizing. Then there’s aeration, de-thatching, weed control, pest control, soil analysis. Hiring  lawn care services like GREENSKEEPER is worth every penny. No more back-breaking labor or hit-and-miss treatments – just a consistently beautiful lawn to be proud of and enjoy!

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