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    Will Lawn Fungus Go Away On Its Own?

    When an unsightly lawn fungus appears in your outdoor space, it’s tempting to wait out the situation and hope the problem subsides. But with no...

    What Does Lime Do For Your Lawn?

    If you’ve walked through a home improvement or garden store, chances are you’ve passed lime for lawns on the shelves. While the packaging often...

    Lawn Maintenance: 4 Minor Tasks with a Big Impact

    “There aren’t enough hours in the day.” Chances are you’ve found yourself having this thought many times over. You struggle to squeeze in lunch...

    What Can Happen When You Don't Use Tick Spray for Yards

    A few months ago, we blogged about what can happen when you don’t use flea spray for yards. If you recall, it was pretty grim: pets can lose their...

    Why Organic Weed Killer Doesn't Always Mean Safer

    With the questionable nature around the safety of some synthetic weed killers, homeowners are right to weigh their options carefully. And many are...

    How Lawn Care Services Help You Enjoy Your Outdoor Area

    Sure, a healthy lawn looks nice. But there’s a lot more to consider beyond aesthetics — like the functionality of the entire space.

    5 Things Your Lawn Soil Is Trying to Tell You

    If you listen closely enough, your lawn soil has a lot to say. 

    Organic Lawn Fertilizer: What Results Can You Expect?

    When a homeowner decides to use organic lawn fertilizer, it’s often a choice driven by concern. Harmful chemicals could leach into my lawn soil...

    How Lawn Care Services Can Actually Save You Costs

    From more control over living spaces to the stability it brings, there are plenty of benefits that come with owning a home. Yet this investment...

    Lawn Maintenance: Ways to Help Your Ohio Lawn in Summer

    When you’ve researched lawn maintenance for your Ohio lawn in summer, you’re likely to come across a lot of don’ts. Don’t apply extra fertilizer...

    Why Tick Spray for Yards Is the Best Means of Prevention

    In a traditional sense, tick prevention has always involved a series of checkpoints. Before you head  outdoors, you apply repellents to ward off...

    Spot Lawn Fungus in Summer? Here's What You Can Do

    Pool parties, barbecues, play dates. These are probably some of the first things that come to mind when you think of summer. While there’s plenty...

    Lawn Maintenance: Answers to Common Questions We Hear

    With years of experience in the field, Weed Pro is no stranger to the many questions that surround lawn  maintenance. Whether it’s concerns over...

    What Can Happen When You Don't Use Flea Spray for Yards

    During the summer, fleas are a prevalent nuisance in Ohio lawns. Like ticks, fleas are attracted to warm  temperatures (between 70 and 85 degrees...

    Why You Should Apply Lime for Lawns After Aeration

    We’ve talked a lot about the importance of timing in lawn care. When grass reaches 2 inches tall in the spring, you can start to mow (anything...

    3 Tips to Keep Your Lawn Soil Healthy Year Round

    Without healthy soil, lawns are set up for failure. Many of the chronic lawn problems we see are a direct  result of poor soil conditions, an...

    Before & After Yard Service: The Difference It Makes

    What do you think when you hear the phrase “home makeover”? For many homeowners, the first  thought is an interior remodel. Maybe it’s...

    3 Ways Broadleaf Weeds Wreak Havoc on Your Lawn

    Dandelions, chickweed and plantain. While any of these broadleaf weeds (among others) may be easy to spot throughout your grass, the negative...

    Weed Pro's List of Services Trumps Advanced Quality Lawn

    When the National Association of Landscape Professionals (NALP) conducted an online survey in 2017,  they found that 40 percent of Americans with...

    How Lawn Care Services Can Add Value to Your Ohio Home

    When a lawn is well-maintained, it not only makes the space more enjoyable for homeowners, it also  boosts the property value when it comes time...

    3 Facts About Lawn Soil that Are Likely to Surprise You

    If we’re talking about the keys to a healthy lawn, lawn soil is where the conversation begins. The same roots that anchor grass to the ground also...

    Lawn Maintenance: Tips to Prep Your Lawn for Summer Now

    Spring may have just arrived, but it’s already time to start thinking about the summer season. We don’t  say this just because of the excitement...

    How to Put a Stop to Lawn Fungus Before It Appears

    Are you tired of dealing with lawn fungus year after year? You’re not alone. Many homeowners are  accustomed to seeing the straw-colored grass...

    Why Organic Weed Killer Often Fails to Get the Job Done

    A lot of myths surround organic lawn care. Just last month, we discussed one in detail: “organic lawn fertilizer is safer than synthetic fertilizer

    Good Nature Organic Lawn Care: How Synthetic Can Be Safe

    What do think when you hear the term “organic”? For many homeowners, the answer is simple: safe.  Chemicals are assumed to be harmful to humans...

    Tick Spray for Yards: Is It Safe?

    The proof is in the statistics when it comes to the safety concerns of ticks. In 2017, local and state health  departments reported 59,349 cases...

    The Flexibility of Weed Pro Versus Oasis Turf and Tree

    When it comes to lawn care, customization is a huge part of what drives success. Homeowners want to  know they can get the level of care their...

    Flea Spray for Yards: How It Works as a Control Barrier

    You’ve probably heard a lot about the troublesome parasites called fleas before. These small, non- selective pests can create quite a headache for...

    Debunking the Myth that Organic Lawn Fertilizer Is Safer

    With all of the press around the negative effects of pesticides, homeowners now have more concerns  than ever about the products applied to their...

    Your Yearly Schedule for Lawn Maintenance in Ohio

    While February may be the shortest month of the year, it can sometimes feel like the longest in Ohio.  Nearly freezing temperatures, piles of snow...

    Bang for Your Buck: How Weed Pro Trumps Lawn Doctor

    Both Weed Pro and Lawn Doctor are recognized for the high-quality lawn care services they provide  across the Ohio area. But when you compare...

    What Goes Into Preparing Lawn Soil for New Grass Seed?

    When it comes to lawn care, preparation is half the battle. Before you mow your lawn for the first time,  you need to sharpen the mower blade and...

    5 Common Types of Lawn Fungus & How to Treat Them

    When the National Association of Landscape Professionals released their 2018 list of the top 10 U.S. cities at risk for weeds and lawn diseases...

    Landscape Maintenance: Where to Start in Your Yard

    Being a first-time homeowner comes with a lot of excitement and stress. You are finally able to call a place your own, with the ability to make...

    How to Shield Your Lawn from Broadleaf Weeds

    The prevention of broadleaf weeds should be a priority in any lawn care program. And for good reason:  aside from their unsightly appearance,...

    Lime for Lawns: Answers to Common Questions

    Over the past few weeks, you’ve noticed your seemingly healthy soil has started to sprout moss and weeds, and the fertilizers you’ve applied have...

    See Broadleaf Weeds in Your Yard? Here's What to Do

    Broadleaf weeds are an unwelcome guest in any outdoor space. And it’s no wonder why: these plants—the likes of which include dandelions and...

    Lime for Lawns: How to Know if Your Yard Can Benefit

    You’ve heard the buzz around your neighborhood about the benefits of lime for lawns. In combination with other lawn care techniques, homeowners...

    How to Avoid 5 Common Mistakes in Lawn Maintenance

    It’s no secret that lawn maintenance is a top priority for many Ohio homeowners. Yet, as a survey from  the National Association of Landscape...

    Lawn Care Services: Boost Your Return on Investment

    With every investment a homeowner makes, some type of return is expected. For instance, a new garage  door or new windows can improve the curb...

    Best Practices to Winterize Sprinkler Systems in Ohio

    There are many lawn care to-dos to handle before the winter season begins. Homeowners should aerate their lawn to relieve compressed soil and...

    Winterize Sprinkler Systems: Why It's a Necessary Step

    Ohio homeowners are no strangers to the impact of winter weather. Aside from piles of snow that create roadblocks in driveways and icy conditions...

    Why Aeration & Overseed Now Can Help Your Lawn Later

    When your lawn wakes up in the spring, so does your desire to use the space. But imagine after months of cold weather, you find that your lawn is...

    What to Look for in Lawn Aeration Services

    Lawn aeration services can be extremely beneficial to your outdoor space. As the exchange of air, water and nutrients between the soil and...

    How to Prepare for Fall Lawn Care in Ohio

    Every spring, homeowners hope to unveil a lawn that appears thick, healthy and green. One of the most effective ways to achieve this—and also one...

    See Grubs In Lawn? Here's What You Should Do

    While grubs tend to appear during the late summer months, their effects are felt throughout every season. Recognized by their milky white coat,...

    Aeration: Best Practices for Your Lawn Care

    If you notice that your grass is in rough shape, compacted soils could be at the heart of the issue. Whether a result of heavy foot traffic from...

    Skip the Trugreen Coupons: 2018's Best Deal on Lawn Care

    You've probably seen the $29.99 TruGreen coupons in your mailbox or email. This offer may be tempting; however, I can promise you TruGreen offers...

    Finding the Best Fertilizer Companies Near Me

    There are many lawn care companies out there, but let me help you out with some of my lawn care knowledge. I am sure you've typed “ lawn...

    Lawn Companies: What You Need to Know

    There are many companies out there that can provide you with lawn care treatments and plans, but there are some that will give much you better...

    Crabgrass Control: 3 Ways to Keep this Notorious Weed at Bay

    Crabgrass is a grassy weed that is very common in Ohio lawns. It is an annual weeds, so it is very important to get rid of it before it happens,...

    When Does Crabgrass Seed Germinate?

    The winter weather is finally breaking in Ohio during the beginning of May. Spring may have started a little later this year, but it is here! So...

    Lawn Diseases Common in Spring

    What is this funky stuff in my grass? Well, it may be a lawn fungus or disease. After the snow melts away, the grass is supposed to start turning...

    What Does Crabgrass Look Like?

    Crabgrass is one of those pesky weed-like plants that you do not want taking over your yard. Many people wonder "what does crabgrass looks like?"...

    Tall Fescue Grass Seed: The Benefits in Ohio

    Ohio has some strange and wise differences in temperature from season to season. We are located in an area of the globe that is considered a ...

    How to Pick Out The Best Grass Seed

    Bare spots in your lawn got you down? Are you creating a new lawn? Either way, you'll need some advice on the best grass seed! The best grass seed...

    Finding the Best Local Lawn Care Services

    We always hear “buy local” or “support local businesses” and you should with your local lawn care service provider too! Supporting local...

    How to Get a Green Lawn this Spring

    The big question around this time of year is how to get a green lawn that is beautiful and healthy. In Ohio, your yard is the place to be in the...

    Lawn Care Cincinnati: The New Weed Pro Location

    Cincinnati, we are bringing you a little bit of Cleveland. No, it is not Lebron James, but it is something that will make you and your lawn happy....

    How To Separate Lawn Treatment Companies

    It’s that time of the year - time to look for the best lawn care company to treat your lawn. Lawn treatment companies generally are not in low...

    Lawn Care 101: When to Aerate Your Lawn

    Spring time! Flowers are growing - green time! It is almost officially spring according to the calendar, hopefully the warmer weather follows....

    What Lawn Weed Control Service Do I Need?

    Weeds, what is their purpose? They have no real purpose other than invading your yard and disrupting your beautiful grass. We are on the countdown...

    How Preemergent Can Provide a Great Looking Lawn All Year

    A beautiful lawn, the Ohioan dream. Weeds are a buzzkill when it comes to beautiful lawns, but have no fear! Preemergent herbicides are here to...

    How Does Crabgrass Preventer Work?

    Remember last summer, all of those unappealing tufts of grassy weed that interrupted the flow of your beautiful, rolling lawn? That spiky looking...

    What Lawn Care Company Should I Hire?

    So you have decided that you need help with taking care of your lawn, but what lawn care company should you hire? You should hire the best...

    Your Spring Lawn Care Service To-Do List

    Can you feel it? Can you feel spring coming yet? Probably not, but that is alright because spring will be here before we know it! January is...

    How To Find The Best Lawn Fertilization Service in Cleveland

    Think spring! Think spring! It may be hard to believe that there is an end of this dark and cold tunnel of winter, but spring will be here before...

    5 Services You Need in Your Spring Lawn Care Services

    Spring is just around the corner and that means it is time to start thinking about your spring lawn care services. It is important to get a jump...

    Finding Lawn Fertilizing Companies for 2018

    There is no doubt that not everyone has time to take care of their lawn, or that not everyone wants to take care of their own lawn. With great...

    2018 Lawn Fertilizing Schedule

    Happy New Year! 2018 is upon us now and it is time to plan for this year’s lawn care. Planning your lawn fertilizing schedule early will put you...

    How to Get the Most Affordable Lawn Care

    Lawn care is something almost every homeowner needs, but not everyone wants to dump loads of money into their lawn. Every homeowner wants to know...

    Common Cost to Aerate Your Lawn

    Lawn aeration is a process that will keep your lawn lush and healthy. The cost to aerate a lawn can vary. Discover the common cost to aerate your...

    What Our Customers Are Saying - Weed Pro Cleveland Lawn Care Reviews

    At Weed Pro, we pride ourselves on providing our customers with outstanding Columbus and Cleveland lawn care service. We want your lawn care...

    How a Lawn Aeration Can Improve Your Lawn Next Spring

    Whether you choose conventional lawn care products to treat your lawn, or prefer to follow a more natural, organic approach, a Fall lawn aeration...

    Lawn Overseeding - Managing Expectations

    A full, thick turfgrass is the key to a healthy lawn. Lush grass is disease and drought resistant, holds up to foot traffic better, and crowds out...

    It's Time to Get Those Spring-Flowering Bulbs In the Ground

    With a potentially fierce Ohio Winter in the not-so-distant future, it's hard to think about crocuses and hyacinths. But Spring-flowering hardy...

    What Our Customers Are Saying - Weed Pro Reviews - September 24, 2017

    At Weed Pro, we pride ourselves on providing our customers with outstanding service. We want your lawn care experience to be easy and enjoyable,...

    Spice Up Your Fall With DIY Pumpkin Spice Everything!

    Love it or hate it, pumpkin spice flavor has crept into nearly facet of our Autumn lives. There are social media groups that exist for the sole...

    Lawn Overseeding - What Is It, Who Needs It and How to Prepare for It?

    OVERSEEDING - WHAT IS IT?

    Rusty Cars, Rusty Nails, Rusty...Grass?

    While here in Ohio, we're no stranger to snow, sleet, salt and the detrimental effects these things have on our cars and trucks, you may be...

    What To Do About Pet Urine Spots in Your Lawn

    "Dilution is the solution to pollution"

    What Our Customers Are Saying - Weed Pro Reviews - August 15, 2017

    Here at WeedPro, we like to think we have the friendliest, most knowledgeable, and hardest working certified technicians around, and we've been...

    What Can You Do To Prepare For Ladybug Impostors Return?

    Ladybugs, also known as lady bird beetles, are charming little beetles well-known to every man, woman, and child. They are synonymous with...

    Sprawling Clumps of Thick Grass in the Yard - What is It?

    Have you noticed big clumps of grass with thick blades that seem not to match the rest of your grass? Especially a few days after you've mowed,...

    Which Yards Benefit the Most From Aeration and Overseeding?

    The short answer is every yard will benefit from both an annual aeration and an overseeding. The longer answer is that if you see any of the...

    Giant Hogweed Spreading Across Ohio - How to Identify It

    Giant Hogweed originated in Asia, where it was used exclusively in ornamental gardens. It was then transported to Great Britain and eventually,...

    Where Do Japanese Beetles Come From and How Can You Protect Your Lawn?

    Today after dinner, I let the dogs out, and noticed a bunch of bugs flying around my cherry tree. After having found two huge honey bee swarms in...

    4 Tips for A Successful Family Vacation

    "Vacation - a period of travel and relaxation where                                                                                              ...

    Not All Insects Are Pests - Which Bugs Should You Want In Your Yard?

    We've spent a lot of time talking in these blogs about bad bugs, and the harm they can do to your beautiful, healthy lawn. So I thought we should...

    What Our Customers Are Saying - Weed Pro Reviews - July 17, 2017

    At Weed Pro, we want your lawn care experience to be easy and enjoyable, and we want you to see results in your lawn quickly. Our knowledgeable, ...

    Lawn and Garden Tips for Keeping Your Pets Safe

    There are lots of easy steps we can take to make our yards and gardens safer for our four-legged friends! Here are some common sense tips!

    What Our Customers Are Saying - Weed Pro Reviews - June 20, 2017

    At Weed Pro, we want your lawn care experience to be easy and enjoyable, and we want you to see results in your lawn quickly. Our knowledgeable, ...

    How to Maintain Your Lawn During the Extreme Heat

    Do you get a little grumpy when you're overheated and thirsty? So does your lawn! You may not have thought of it in quite the same way, but...

    Beetles and Grubs - DIY Guide to Summer Treatment and Prevention

    June is the time that we commonly see beetles emerging from the ground in adult form. There are several types of beetles that are common to...

    Muffleheads, Mayflies, June Bugs - What's the Difference?

    Here in Ohio, and particularly near the shores of Lake Erie, we deal with several swarms of insects, annually, but many of us use their names...

    June Watering Guide - All Your Lawn Watering Questions Answered!

    "No water, no life. No blue, no green." - Sylvia Earle

    Honey Bee Swarms - What To Do If You Find Your Lawn Hosting A Bee Party

    You may have heard by now about the declining honey bee population and the ripple effects this can have on crops and ecosystems. That's why it is...

    Memorial Day Picnic Menu - The Best Summertime Recipes

    Sometimes it's easy to get stuck in a rut, and cook the same things over and over. Mom's meatloaf and grandma's cabbage rolls are great standbys,...

    What Our Customers Are Saying - Weed Pro Reviews - May 22, 2017

    At Weed Pro, we want your lawn care experience to be easy and enjoyable, and we want you to see results in your lawn quickly. Our knowledgeable, ...

    White Clover is Expanding in Lawns - How to Control This Invading Weed

    Along with dandelions, white clover is a weed that almost everyone can identify in their lawns. Unfortunately, gaining the upper hand over this...

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