Most people don’t realize just how much impact mowing has on a lawn’s appearance. Of course, you know that keeping your lawn at a reasonable height helps it look neat and tidy, but what you probably don’t realize is that mowing can also have an impact on color, thickness, and overall health and performance of your turfgrass. It’s a simple task that can have huge ramifications (either good or bad).read more
Ground ivy and violets in the lawn can be the cause of a major headache. It might seem as though every year you have more and more of these persistent weeds and no matter what you try, you can’t seem to get rid of them.
You’re not just imagining it. The truth is, the aggressive nature of both ground ivy and violets makes these weeds two of the toughest to get rid of. Your fight against them can almost feel futile as they seem to fight back harder. When it comes to getting rid of ground ivy and violets, you’ll want to take the mentality of “losing the battle but winning the war” to heart. It’s going to be a long road, but the right treatment approach by a professional can get you there.read more
If you know you need tree work performed but are not sure who to call, then you might be searching online for the best tree service near me. What you’ll likely find is that there are a lot of choices out there. You may be worried that by choosing the wrong company in Allentown, PA, it could mean big problems.read more
Brown or dead spots in your lawn can be a huge source of frustration. They’re not only a terrible eyesore but may make you feel as though you’re losing control of your property in Allentown, Bethlehem, or Easton, PA.
Depending on the cause, brown or dying spots on your lawn can spread quickly, making your entire lawn look its worst in little to no time at all. Suddenly, your yard is looking like one of the most poorly-maintained properties on the block.read more
Every year there are heart-wrenching stories across the country of people who were injured or killed by falling trees and branches. Most of the time these trees were weakened or damaged by storms. Though less devastating than injury or death, fallen trees and limbs can also damage (or even destroy) homes and property.read more
It’s always great to have options. But sometimes when we have too many of them, it can feel a bit overwhelming. It’s a phenomenon that researchers have aptly named “choice overload” and it can make you feel stressed out when coming to a decision.
If you’re experiencing choice overload while trying to choose a lawn care service then you may have thought about turning to a third party website to choose the best service for you. However, hiring a lawn care company shouldn't be so complicated.read more
Are you confused about limestone (or lime, as it is often referred to) and whether or not your lawn needs it? If you are, then you’re not alone. We get a lot of questions about limestone from Allentown, Bethlehem, and Easton, PA homeowners who don’t understand why it’s needed or how it works.read more
Whether you’re a first-time homeowner or you just moved to a different home in Allentown, Bethlehem, or Easton, PA, you may have a lot of questions when it comes to caring for your lawn. In fact, you might even be worried that your lack of knowledge could end up costing you money—or results—if you make mistakes.read more
As a former social worker for child services and a former police officer—not to mention an active member of the military—there’s no question that Dylan Degroat has dedicated his life to service. If you ask him, he’d be humble and say it’s nothing special but the truth is, he is a natural born “helper.”
While his former career path was rewarding, it also came with an enormous dose of stress. So, when Degroat decided he wanted to pursue a career that would keep his blood pressure in check, while still having the opportunity to be of service to others, coming to work for Joshua Tree as a lawn care technician made perfect sense.read more
Crabgrass and other weeds can wreak havoc on your lawn. These opportunistic weeds require very little nurturing to thrive and they can quickly take over an entire lawn in very little time.
If you forgot to treat your lawn in the spring and throughout summer or fall you realize that weeds have truly taken over, you might be wondering is it too late? You’re thinking about getting rid of crabgrass in the summer or fall, but you don’t know if it’s even possible.read more