How Do I Get Rid of Moles and Grubs in my Yard?

Mole tunnels are very common sight in lawns in the spring. In Traverse City, moles spend the winter deep in the soil searching for food. They move up toward the surface of the soil as the temperatures begin to increase. This is why we see these tunnels in the spring. So, how do we get rid of moles in Traverse City. How Do I Get Rid of Moles in Traverse City? It is a very common misconception that grubs are the reason for mole damage in the lawn. This is not usually correct. You will not get rid of the… Read More »

Should I be Dethatching my Lawn in Traverse City?

In Traverse City and Leelanau County we tend to get excited when the snow melts. I usually dust off the flip flops and the sunglasses when the temperature hits 50 degrees. We feel active and productive and want to get the lawn looking great as soon as possible. Dethatching the lawn has become one of the first tasks we do each year on the lawn. Dethatching Your Lawn is Unnecessary The idea behind dethatching is that you remove all of the dead grass from the previous year. Then the new grass can poke through and grow better. This is not… Read More »

A Do-It-Yourself Guide to Spring Cleanup for Your Traverse City Lawn

Now that Spring is finally here, it is time to begin planning your lawn care for the upcoming warm weather in beautiful Northern Michigan. Here are a few tips that should be done to ensure a successful growing season in Leelanau County and Traverse City. Spring Cleanup Your lawn is probably not looking its best this time of the year, but there are some easy things that should be done to help it look better and prepare for summer. Pick up all of the stones, twigs, and miscellaneous debris that has accumulated in your lawn throughout the winter. This will eliminate… Read More »

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