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Benefits of Planting Trees - Lawn & Landscaping Tips

Posted on September 19, 2019

Could your yard use a few trees? Perhaps you've never considered how valuable trees can be to your yard and home. In addition to having much-needed shade in the warm months, planting trees has [..]

How Often to Mow a Lawn - Grass Types, Length & More

Posted on September 12, 2019

Knowing how often to mow your lawn during the growing season can be challenging. If you mow too often or cut it too short, you can stress your lawn and cause it to develop brown patches. If you [..]

LAWN TIPS: How to Care for Your Lawn in the Summer

Posted on July 17, 2019

People often wonder if there need to be any changes made to their lawn maintenance routine when the summer heat arrives. The answer is YES! Extreme temperatures can have a negative effect on [..]

CULTURAL PRACTICES: Steps to Achieve a Healthy Lawn

Posted on June 10, 2019

Proper Turf Care is the most useful method for managing disease, insects, and controlling the overall appearance of your lawn. Mowing, watering, fertilizing, and cultivating can be combined to [..]

When to Fertilize Your Lawn in Michigan

Posted on April 24, 2019

When to Fertilize Your Lawn in Michigan One of the best parts of living in Michigan is that the climate is perfect for cool-season grasses. Still, a proper fertilizing schedule will get the most [..]

Dealing with Bluegrass Billbug Infestations

Posted on April 10, 2019

Tips for Dealing with Bluegrass Billbugs If you have a lawn rich with cool-season grasses, the bluegrass billbug is your mortal enemy. These weevils, known scientifically as Sphenophorus parvulus, [..]

When to Apply Crabgrass Preventer to Your Colorado Lawn

Posted on April 2, 2019

When to Apply Crabgrass Preventer in Colorado Crabgrass. The word alone makes any Colorado turf-lover shudder. This lawn weed — along with its brethren such as foxtail, goose grass and [..]

When to Fertilize Your Lawn in Colorado

Posted on March 26, 2019

When Should You Fertilize Your Lawn in Colorado? Fertilizing your lawn is an important part of having a bright, thick turf every year. Knowing when to fertilize is just as important. Your location [..]

Mulch Leaves in Your Michigan Lawns

Posted on March 26, 2019

Mulch Those Michigan Leaves! The rush to rake, bag and dispose of grass clipping and leaves practiced in the past several decades has been officially replaced with the more environmentally friendly [..]

Lower Maintenance Yards in Michigan

Posted on March 12, 2019

Lower Maintenance Lawns Does the amount of time that you take planning, caring for and thinking about your lawn cause you to turn a little green? You’re in luck! At Fit Turf, we have some [..]

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