NRS (Necrotic Ring Spot) Fungus

Necrotic Ring Spot (NRS) is a persistent and damaging turfgrass disease that commonly affects Kentucky bluegrass lawns in Utah. Recognizing the signs, knowing the best time to detect it, and understanding effective treatments are crucial in combatting this challenging lawn ailment. Necrotic Ring Spot manifests as circular or arc-shaped patterns of dying grass in lawns. […]

Should I Rake My Leaves

In the midst of the vibrant fall season, when nature displays its magnificent array of colors, the beauty of falling leaves often masks a potential threat to the well-being of your lawn. While the picturesque sight of leaves gracefully descending might paint a scenic view, leaving these leaves to blanket your lawn could result in […]

White Grubs

Kentucky bluegrass lawns in Utah are often vulnerable to the presence of white grubs, a common lawn pest that can wreak havoc on the lush greenery. These larvae of various beetle species can cause extensive damage to the roots of grass, leading to wilting, brown patches, and ultimately, a deteriorating lawn. Understanding how to identify, […]

Bill bugs

Kentucky bluegrass lawns are a hallmark of lush greenery in many Utah landscapes. However, these iconic lawns often face threats from various pests, among which the bill bug stands out as a significant adversary. The bill bug, scientifically known as Sphenophorus spp., is a type of weevil that can wreak havoc on Kentucky bluegrass, causing […]

Fairy Ring Fungus

In the landscapes of Utah, the emergence of fairy ring fungus in Kentucky bluegrass has been a topic of concern among landscapers, gardeners, and turfgrass enthusiasts. These naturally occurring circles of lush or discolored grass, associated with the presence of fairy ring fungus, have both fascinated and bewildered observers. The unique patterns and impacts on […]

Ascochyta Leaf Blight

In Utah, where the climate can fluctuate, this fungal infection poses a threat to the beauty and health of lawns adorned with this popular grass variety. Ascochyta leaf blight is a fungal disease caused by the Ascochyta fungi. It primarily affects Kentucky bluegrass (Poa pratensis), causing browning, spotting, and overall damage to the grass blades. […]

Stop over watering the lawn!

Kentucky bluegrass can be detrimentally impacted by overwatering. While water is crucial for its growth, excessive irrigation can lead to a myriad of problems, compromising the health and aesthetics of your lawn. Frequent overwatering can saturate the soil, leading to a lack of oxygen around the roots. This suffocation impedes the roots’ ability to respire […]

Drought Stress

Maintaining a picturesque Kentucky bluegrass lawn is a dream for many homeowners, yet concerns often arise when the lawn’s health seems to falter. Amidst numerous customer calls reporting lawn issues, a significant portion of these cases often relate to factors causing drought stress. Most frequently, after a thorough inspection and troubleshooting process, several recurring issues […]

What to do about moss in the lawn

A velvety green carpet of moss might seem charming in a forest, but when it invades your lawn, it can signal underlying issues. Moss tends to thrive in areas where grass struggles, often due to unfavorable conditions. However, understanding the causes and implementing targeted solutions can help reclaim your green lawn. Moss flourishes in shady, […]

Neighbor lawn waking up first!?

As the chilly grip of winter relinquishes its hold, nature’s revival ushers in the annual spectacle of lawns awakening from their wintry slumber. Amidst this seasonal transformation, the perplexing phenomenon of some lawns springing to life earlier than others often captivates the curious observer. Yet, fret not, for the timing of your lawn’s green resurgence […]