January 29, 2016

Ingram Lawn & Garden Landscape Contractor Ambler, Pa.

Ingram Lawn & Garden a landscaping contractor serving Ambler, Blue Bell, North Wales, Ft. Washington, Lower Gwynedd, Lafayette Hill, Dresher, Wyndmoor, Pa. and the surrounding towns prepares for 2016 landscape projects and lawn service properties by adding expanded landscape design services. We need to offer complete landscape design services on some of our projects and having that internal resource will help speed the process. The landscape contractor design services are for our customers who already […]
September 7, 2015

Core Lawn Aeration & Over-Seeding

As part of our lawn restoration process core lawn aerations and over-seeding in Ambler, Blue, Bell, North Wales, Lafayette Hill, Fort Washington and Dresher, Pa. which typically begin right around now are being held up due to the weather. We need lower temperatures both during the day and at night and more moisture. The aeration portion would likely go OK although the ground is very dry but the grass seed needs consistent moisture to germinate […]
January 7, 2015

Improvements In Annual Lawn Care & Service Treatments

A couple of common questions we are asked about our annual lawn care treatment or lawn service programs (Five Step) is it pet friendly and is it environmental friendly. Industry wide turf control manufactures and their products have come under intense regulation and evaluation. There has been a heightened awareness of environmental protection and environmental sustainability. Over the past five year years the amount of regulation on the turf care industry and their products has […]
April 9, 2013

First Lawn Care Service Applications Are Being Applied

The temperatures warmed up so quickly we scrambled to start applying the first of our Five Step Annual Lawn Care Program application begining yesterday. There is a window of opportunity when the ground temperatures hit 50-55 degrees F. when applying pre-emgergent crab grass works best. Because the temperature raose so quickly over the weekend and yesterday we changed our schedule and began applying as quickly as we good. We also included in the mix a […]
March 25, 2013

Timing Of Pre-Emergent Crabgrass Control

When is the best time to apply pre-emergent weed control which includes crabgrass preventer? Perhaps the best indicator is soil temperature. Soil temperatures need to be at least 50 degrees F. So waiting for soil temperatures above that point may be a little too late and applying below 50 degrees could be a waste. Crabgrass seed begins to germinate when spring soil temperatures are above 50 degrees F. Even timing the pre-emergent application correctly will […]