By, The Old Guy with the Ponytail Soil testing is the first step in determining nutrient availability. A soil analysis provides the levels of all the major (macro) nutrients necessary for turf establishment and development.
By, The Old Guy with the Ponytail Soil compaction affects every aspect of turf quality. Addressing compaction is an important part of effective lawn management. It should be understood that there is no one product or procedure that can transform a poor quality lawn. It is rather the cumulative total of doing more right than wrong. Compaction relief is one step on the road to a healthy lawn.
By, the Old Guy with the Ponytail Fall is the time to repair and improve your lawn. Throughout the summer, dry weather and heat coupled with the potential for disease, insect and weed competition take a toll on turf quality. Cooling fall weather trends along with the potential for rain make early fall the best time of year for lawn repair or renovation. Changing fall weather trends stimulate lateral growth and root development for both established and newly seeded turf areas. Optimum soil conditions such as adequate oxygen, moisture and nutrient availability are critical for the support fall turf development. Beneficial fall lawn practices to insure turf development: Lawncare Tool Selection Taking care of your lawn in the fall can
By, the Old Guy with the Ponytail When you look out at your lawn, what do you see?Is it a green expanse, filled with lush, thick grass and free of weeds? If so, you can probably stop reading. If not, we’d like to help sort through the seemingly endless barrage of products, procedures, and practices that are supposed to give you the lawn you want. So let’s look out at your lawn again. What do you see? What’s the most obvious problem? Crabgrass? Weeds? Bare spots? Or is your grass just thin, lacking the rich emerald color we’ve all come to expect from a vibrant lawn?
As winter begins to fade into spring’s shadow, it’s time to direct our attention to lawns and landscapes. Once the soil has thawed, and we have more sun than rain and snow, your landscape in Mendham, New Jersey deserves some proactive TLC. Mendham Garden Centers are the place to go when you’re ready to add a little something extra into your lawn and garden spaces this spring. We have it all for your lawns, gardens, farm, and more. Don’t forget to check out our Spring Specials.
Think your garden goes to sleep during late fall and winter months? Think again. You’d be amazed at all of the nourishing, living, and preparing-to-grow taking place below the soil’s surface when everything above appears in hibernation. That’s why it’s essential to source your trusted garden supply in New Jersey before winter sets in. The quieter aspects of garden maintenance this season allows time to plan for next year. You can get the books and supplies necessary to begin envisioning the flower beds and gardens you anticipate planning in spring and summer.
With spring in full-swing around the country, the grass in your yard is going through its annual growth surge, and becoming taller every day. That’s a good sign that you will need to get your lawn mower ready for the season. A ready lawnmower will help you keep up with weekly growth, and make sure your lawn stays neat and trim. If you already did some of these tasks before putting your lawnmower away last fall, you’re ahead of the game. If not, now’s the time to start preparing for the lawn mowing season. Those who may be considering purchasing a new mower will discover everything you need at Mendham Garden Centers, where we carry the latest line of Toro Mowers and
People have been using some variation of the phrase “the grass is always greener on the other side” for centuries. Go all the way back to Ancient Rome, and you’d hear people sharing the proverb “the harvest is always fruitful in another man’s field.” But what if you looked out your window and saw that the grass literally was greener on the other side of the street? Maybe it’s not a matter of perspective. Maybe it’s that your neighbor knows the secret to keeping their grass looking its best. When customers visit Mendham Garden Center looking for lawn mowers or landscaping supplies like Stihl or Toro products, we often get some version of the grass is greener question. So here