Why Do Lawn Care Companies Insist on Grub Control?

Thursday, June 15, 2017

Grubs, which is the collective name for several species of beetles in the larval stage, are tiny creatures that have the power to do a lot of damage to your lawn. While Japanese Beetles are probably the most well-known species, Northern Masked Chafer (which are nocturnal and not seen commonly because of that characteristic) and European Chafer beetles are also a problem in Allentown, Bethlehem, and Easton, PA.

When you’re investing in lawn care, the last thing you want is to have grubs come in and destroy your turf. Although some people assume they don’t need grub control as part of their lawn care services because they haven’t seen any, the problem with grubs is that you often don’t begin to see the damage until it’s severe. 

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11 Weed Control Tricks All Lawn Care Services Should Use in Allentown, Bethlehem and Easton, PA

Thursday, June 08, 2017

The saying goes that the grass isn’t always greener on the other side of the fence—but what if it is? Not metaphorically but in real life. Is your neighbor’s lawn greener than yours?

You might feel like you’re doing absolutely everything you need to have the perfect lawn and yet just next door your neighbor has a weed-free lawn while yours is scattered with troublesome weeds. Whether you do your own lawn care or you utilize a service, there’s probably nothing that annoys you more than weeds popping through.

What is your neighbor’s weed control trick?

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How Much Does Lawn Care Cost in Allentown, Bethlehem and Easton, PA?

Tuesday, May 30, 2017

If you’ve never worked with a lawn care company before you may have no clue what to expect to pay for services. Unfortunately there is no simple answer to the question, “How much does lawn care usually cost?” Even right here in the Lehigh Valley, lawn care prices can vary dramatically.

The cost of lawn care is dependent upon a variety of factors including products used, methodologies, and even what treatment options are included in a package. Comparing two companies side-by-side could be like comparing apples and oranges. There are certainly valid reasons why one company might cost more. The differences between companies and services are worth exploring.

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The Best Lawn Care Services in Allentown, Bethlehem and Easton, PA (An Honest Review)

Monday, May 22, 2017

The process of finding a lawn care service can be overwhelming. That’s because there are a lot of choices and they’re often all very different. Even right here in the Lehigh Valley, the best lawn care services in Allentown, Bethlehem, and Easton, PA are quite varied.

On the outside, it may seem as though lawn care services are all the same but the truth is that everything from what they offer, to the level of training of their technicians, to even professionalism can differ drastically. It’s absolutely worth putting in the time to research the options and know what you’re getting for your investment.

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7 Tips to Save the Trees

Monday, May 01, 2017

Arbor Day recently passed – April 28th to be exact. A couple of Arbor Days ago, we wrote about the History of Arbor Day, so feel free to click on that link to refresh your memory.

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Insect Threats to Ornamentals and Shrubs

Monday, March 13, 2017

Information is a powerful force, and the more information you have regarding the signs and symptoms of pests and diseases, the better off your ornamentals and turf will be. Last month, we wrote about some of the most common diseases that affect the trees in this neck of the woods, things like needlecast, anthracnose and apple scab.

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Crabgrass Prevention - Early Spring is Where It's At

Thursday, February 23, 2017

Ever pulled up a single piece of crabgrass? Probably not, because pulling on a single piece of crabgrass is like pulling an elastic thread from a snagged waistband – it keeps coming and coming and coming.

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Emerald Ash Borer - The Dangerous Beauty of Lehigh County

Tuesday, February 14, 2017

Sometimes, those of us in the tree and/or plant industry become transfixed with the very pests we work hard to prevent and eradicate. The Emerald Ash Borer is a perfect example of this. You gotta give pests some credit – not only are they incredibly adaptable, they often evolve to resist the very treatments we egotistical humans work so hard to create!

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Celebrate The Positive This Holiday Season

Monday, December 19, 2016

Happy Holidays to all our loyal Joshua Tree customers. We feel so blessed and grateful that we have been able to build a thriving small business doing what we love.

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Share Your Trees With Neighbors for Holiday Crafting

Monday, December 05, 2016

Thanksgiving is just behind us and the holidays are right around the corner. We love that much of the country sees through the madness of seasonal commercialism and is getting back to the local artisan and handmade craft bandwagon when it comes to holiday gift traditions. It’s amazing how many holiday decorations and gifts can be made with the natural materials you find right outside your front door – or your neighbor’s front door.

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