Plant Damage

13 02, 2018

Ice Melts 101: Selection and Application

By |2018-02-19T16:01:19-06:00February 13th, 2018|Pets, Plant Damage, Uncategorized, Winter, Winter Care|0 Comments

A sidewalk cleared of snow and ice creates safety and security. We are often asked what products we recommend to melt ice or improve traction on stoops, steps, walkways and driveways. Many of the items on store shelves are composed of chlorides that are harmful to concrete, mortared areas, pets and the [...]

7 06, 2016

Controlling Grubs

By |2018-02-19T16:01:21-06:00June 7th, 2016|Garden Pests, General News, Lawn Care, Maintenance, Organic Pest Control, Plant Damage|0 Comments

If you've noticed brown, dying patches in a sunny area of your lawn, or patches of lawn that appear to have been torn up,  it's possible you have a grub infestation. Grubs are insect larvae that feed on the roots of sunny, well-watered lawns during the spring and fall months. They do considerable damage to the root system [...]

15 04, 2014

Winter Burn and Rabbit Damage

By |2019-01-14T13:55:10-06:00April 15th, 2014|Plant Damage|0 Comments

After surviving one of the worst winters in Chicago history, the cold weather really took its toll on our landscapes. Winter burn and rabbit damage on many ornamental trees and shrubs are the worst we have seen in recent years. Due to the excessive amount of snow and extremely cold temperatures, many of our [...]

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