Lawn Care

Lawn Care in Mystic Connecticut

Lawn Care in Mystic Connecticut can be frustrating and disappointing if these 3 steps are skipped. Step one: A soil test. Lawn Science works with the UCONN soil testing lab to test Mystic soil and then make the proper soil corrections. Have the right amount and type of lime applied is key to having healthy…

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Tolland Lawn Care

If you live in Tolland Connecticut and own a home most likely you have done some work on your lawn. Hopefully you achieved the result and improvements you were working towards. Many homeowners have worked hard on their lawns only to be disappointed with the results. Some home owners have hired one of the big…

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Avoid a Common Lawn Care Mistake

In the spring time your lawn may seem more lumpy and bumpy than normal. What should you do? Rolling your lawn, Rolling the lawn in the spring with a heavy roller crushes the crown of the grass plant and compacts the top level of the soil making it even more difficult for the lawn the…

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Lawn Care Trends for 2017

The top 3 lawn care trends for 2017 Organic lawn fertilizer- Home owners and professional lawn care Companies continue to use more organic lawn fertilizers and less synthetic lawn fertilizer. Organic lawn fertilizer reduces the chance of fertilizer runoff, with organic fertilizer more fertilizer stays on the lawn where it is needed. Less watering- The…

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Avoid a lawn seeding disaster

Avoid a Lawn Seeding Disaster

Have a watering plan for your fall seeding in place and ready to go before you start seeding the lawn. Lawn Science seeds a couple of hundred yards every fall and the most successful results always follow a solid watering plan. Make sure you have enough hoses and sprinklers ready to keep your newly seeded…

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Time to Lime?

Time to Lime?

Fall is a great time to apply Lime to your lawn. Lime will increase the PH of your soil. A 6.5 PH will get you the best looking lawn. Most lawns in Connecticut have acid soils and need lime every year. How much to lime? It’s best to have your soil tested by UCONN soil…

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Fall Lawn Care

Fall Lawn Care with Lawn Science

After a long hot and dry summer your lawn needs some help to recover from the summer stress. Lawn Science recommends applying organic lawn food in September which feeds the grass and improves the soil. Lawn Science also recommends applying an application of Organic liquid aeration to improve water penetration and grass root growth. Fall…

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Lawn to Survive the Summer Heat

3 Ways to Get your Lawn to Survive the Summer Heat

Lawn care is easy in the spring and the fall months. Summer is where your lawns biggest challenge. Scorching heat, little rain, insects and fungus can play havoc with your lawn. 1.Apply liquid organic aeration. Liquid organic aeration lets water penetrate deeper into the soil and holds the water for a longer period of time.…

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Best Time to Apply Grub Control to Your Lawn.

Every year grubs cause millions of dollars in damage to lawns. All across America lawns are affected by grubs. Grubs are the larvae of Japanese beetles, June beetles, European chafer beetles, Asiatic garden beetle. These larvae hatch from their eggs in August and start eating the roots the grass in your lawn, left untreated grubs…

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Grass Seed that Works

Grass Seed that Works

Every season we get calls from people sharing their lawn care stories. Many of these stories are about how they planted new grass seed, it germinated and then died. Other stories are about the seed never grows at all or the seeding grows in patchy and thin. Why are our lawns so much more green…

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