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Spring Guide: Best Way to Apply Pre-Emergent Herbicides

April 01, 2019

Applying herbicide the right way is important if you want to eliminate all the weeds without damaging the turf or garden. In this blog, you'll learn how to apply herbicides and get the best results possible.
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Earwig Control: Getting Rid of Earwigs

June 08, 2018

This week's Pest of the Week goes to the earwig, a strange-looking insect with a long body and intimidating pincers. It invades homes on a regular basis and consumes everything from plants to books and greasy foods.
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What is Glyphosate and How Does It Work in Winfield Cornerstone Plus Herbicide?

May 29, 2018

Herbicides such as Winfield Cornerstone Plus kill various weeds, grasses and woody brush. 
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Pesticide and Herbicide Basics: A Guide for DIY Lawn Control

May 16, 2018

Turfgrass and ornamental pest control managers are unique in the pest control industry.
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How to Get Rid of Crabgrass: The Ultimate Guide to Weed Control

April 12, 2018

Crabgrass is an annual weed and grows in residential and commercial lawns throughout the country. 
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Developing an Annual Fertilizer Program

March 31, 2018

Turfgrass must be fertilized to maintain color, density, and vigor. The healthier and more vigorous a turf is, the better it can withstand stress from heat, drought, traffic, and pests
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When to Apply Pre-Emergent Herbicides

March 09, 2018

 A pre-emergent is applied to the ground and watered in afterward, creating a layer in the top part of the soil. 
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Chemical Basics For Lawn Care and Ornamentals

February 13, 2017

Perfect lawns don't pop up overnight. They require watering, mowing and other standard maintenance practices just to look presentable in a neighborhood...
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Fertilizer Basics: A Guide for Turfgrass Management

February 08, 2017

A vibrantly rich, green lawn makes any homeowner proud and every neighbor envious. Unless it's newly laid turf, it takes time and regular maintenance to grow...
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Weed Control: How to Get Rid of Weeds Before Spring

May 08, 2015

Homeowners and landscapers everywhere approach weeds with one goal in mind: to remove them all from the property. Weeds grow out of control in yards across the world and steal vital nutrients from the grass, flowers and other plants. They grow in places where you do not want them to grow, ruin a lawn's aesthetic and crowd vegetables in the garden.

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How to Get Rid of Lawn Pests: A DIY Pest Control Guide

April 23, 2015

Insects can really damage turfgrass and lawn ornamentals if an infestation goes untreated. Ants create unsightly mounds in the yard, grasshoppers attack grass blades and grubs devour grass roots, leaving behind dead patches in the lawn. The damage happens gradually over time, starting with small patches that give way to completely dead areas where only soil remains.

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