Best Lawn Maintenance Practices


Improving Lawns in Shade

Improving Lawns in Shade

Growing turfgrasses in partial shade is possible, but not easy.  To grow grass in the shade will require at least three to four hours of direct sunlight during the day.  A tree canopy that has been thinned to allow filtered sunlight most of the day allows grass to...
Is lawn dethatching right for you?

Is lawn dethatching right for you?

Dethatching isn’t necessary for every West Michigan lawn, but is it right for yours? Thatch is a naturally occurring layer of organic material (such as leaves, stems, and roots) on top of the soil in your lawn.  It is healthy in moderation but, if too thick, can...