4 Problems with the Scotts 4 Step Program (and Better Lawn Care Alternative)

Monday, October 19, 2020

As someone who cares about getting a healthy green lawn, you might be considering or have looked at the various DIY products out there. There are certainly plenty of them that promise fantastic results and even make it look incredibly simple. The truth is, our lives are busy and anything that is simple and quick is appealing. Lawn care product manufacturers know this and they market to those desires.

That’s exactly why the Scotts 4 Step program is so popular. The program promises 4 simple steps to achieve the lawn care results that you’re seeking. The folks at Scotts understand that lawn care can be complicated and they’ve done what they can to simplify the process.

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5 Common Fall and Winter Pest Problems & How a Year-Round Pest Control Service Helps

Friday, October 16, 2020

As it cools down, you may feel as though your pest problems will begin to subside. You might be spending a little bit more time inside and not noticing any buzzing insects around like you did during the spring or summer.

For that reason, you might be wondering, Do I need pest control in the winter?

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Tree Topping: An Outdated, Dangerous, & Detrimental Tree Trimming Practice

Tuesday, September 22, 2020

If you’ve ever driven through your neighborhood and seen trees lopped in half, then you’ve witnessed tree topping. Maybe it’s something you’ve even had completed on your own property. Although before the 1990’s, this was an acceptable practice, understanding and knowledge of tree health has since come a long way.

Certified Arborists know that this is not only an outdated but also dangerous method as it can be detrimental to your tree’s health.

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Green Giant vs. Joshua Tree: 2 Lawn Care, Tree Care, & Pest Control Options for Lehigh Valley

Wednesday, September 16, 2020

If you’re looking for comprehensive property services like tree care, lawn care, and pest control, then you want a reliable company that can offer it all at your Lehigh Valley home.

The last thing that you want is to see your lawn decimated by lawn pests or disease, or see trees and shrubs decline due to poor health. These aspects of your yard are important not only to the appearance of your property but for your level of enjoyment of it, as well.

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9 Weed Control Facts You May Not Know: Lawn Care Tips for Lehigh Valley Homeowners

Tuesday, September 08, 2020

Are weeds the bane of your existence? If you’re like a lot of homeowners in the Lehigh Valley, then you might be frustrated when you see weeds creeping into your lawn. They’re embarrassing and can really take away from your enjoyment of spending time outside.

While you may have tried different approaches to get rid of weeds in your lawn, if you’re not seeing much success, you might be wondering what’s wrong.

The truth is, there’s a lot more to weed control than most homeowners realize.

Because we believe in the value of a well-educated consumer, we’ve rounded up 9 different weed control facts that might not be on your radar. Better understanding these facts will help you have more success when it comes to effective weed control.

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Drought Stress & Grass: Lawn Care Tips for Damaged Lawns in Allentown, Bethlehem & Easton, PA

Thursday, August 27, 2020

All living things need water to survive and your lawn is certainly no exception. That’s why in periods of drought, a lawn can really struggle. To get technical, the lack of water combined with the intense heat interrupts the plant's photosynthesis process. Plus, if grass roots remain dry too long it can ultimately lead to an overall thinning effect or areas not regrowing when conditions improve later. 

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An Inside Look at Pest Control Technician Jobs at Joshua Tree: Salary, Duties, & Skills Needed

Tuesday, August 18, 2020

Are you someone who might be considering pest control jobs in Allentown, Bethlehem, or Easton, PA? Whether you already have experience in the field, or maybe it’s a career switch that you’re considering, we are growing rapidly at Joshua Tree Pest Control and with that growth comes a lot of opportunity for both experienced technicians looking for something new as well as those that want to learn the trade.

We know that you might have a lot of questions, which is why we want to share what you can expect with a pest control technician role here at Joshua Tree.

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Does Fertilizing Just Mean More Mowing? 3 Insights for Lehigh Valley Homeowners

Tuesday, August 11, 2020

Your lawn needs certain things to perform its best—proper fertilization being a big one. But you might have reservations about how fertilizing and mowing mix. Does fertilizing your lawn just mean more mowing for you?

Because we’ve gotten this question many times before, we know that it’s a concern some of our clients may have. We want to help answer this question and provide some additional information that will help set you up for success. We understand you want a great-looking lawn but you don’t want a ton of extra work.

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Understanding Vegetation Management Services for Your Commercial Property in Lehigh Valley

Wednesday, July 29, 2020

Is uncontrolled vegetation causing a major nuisance on your commercial property? When not addressed properly (and consistently), a handful of weeds or unwanted growth can quickly start to take over a property and become not only a major nuisance but a hazard. 

Unfortunately, there are many types of plants that can grow so aggressively that they can be difficult to knock down. It’s important that unwanted growth is addressed effectively.

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Lawn Care for Large Lawns: Hiring a Pro to Fertilize Lehigh Valley Commercial Properties

Tuesday, July 21, 2020

Your lawn is one of the most visible areas of your commercial property. Whether you’re responsible for an athletic field, an office complex lawn, or maybe a series of lawns in an HOA, you may be looking for a lawn care company in the Lehigh Valley that’s able to transform large lawns to have that wow factor.

It’s important to note that while there are other services which are essential in commercial lawn care, including mowing, we’re solely focused on lawn care services like fertilization, weed control, and these types of treatments in this article.

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