Aeration

Enjoy a thicker, healthier lawn

Should You Aerate This Spring?

There's a lot of misinformation online. Some of it may be intentional. But, I assume most of it comes from a misinformed source. Today, I want to clear up some common misconceptions about aerating in the spring. When doing a quick google search for the keywords...

Benefits of Spring Aerating

Most people are familiar with fall aeration. However, many people do not know that spring aeration is beneficial, too! Spring aeration helps alleviate compaction in Maryland's clay soil. Spring in the perfect time to encourage thicker turf growth, increase nutrient...

Buying the Best Grass Seed to Grow in Maryland Lawns

Picking the right grass seed is crucial! It may seem like an easy task, and it is if you have some turfgrass knowledge. First, you need to know what type of seed you should buy. Then, you have to decide where to buy it. Last, make sure that you are buying the right...

Try Overseeding this Fall to get a Thicker Lawn

Most homeowners want a thick "carpet" of lawn for playing, lounging, and just enjoying the beauty. Multiple factors determine the health and density of your lawn but today I want to teach you about overseeding. This is a super cool procedure because the results are...

Aerating

Does a thicker, healthier lawn sound good to you? Most people feel the same way. Aerating is one of the secrets to achieving a dense carpet of lawn. We usually perform this service in the fall, but you can do it yourself too! Aerating looks intimidating, but it is...

What does Integrate Pest Management Mean for Green Thumb?

“Integrated pest management” (IPM) is probably a new term for most homeowners. It’s a relatively new term to landscapers and the lawn care industry, too. Heavy research on the topic began around the 1970’s. If you are interested in the history of pest control Penn...