Lawn Care Blog by Shades of Green

Dandelion Control

How to Get Rid of Dandelions

Control and Prevention Options

Ever wish you could just wish weeds away? Especially ones like dandelions, which are known for their wish-granting abilities? Learn about a few dandelion control methods to keep your lawn healthy and looking its best.

Mosquito Control Techniques

6 Effective Mosquito Control Techniques

How to Get Rid of Them & Keep Them Away

If you've been out in the garden this spring, you may have already noticed the signs of some pesky pests. Yes, mosquitoes are back. But there's still time to use these mosquito control techniques to help ensure your spring and summer are safe and comfortable. 

Identify and Control Nutsedge

What is Nutsedge?

How to Identify and Control this Lawn Weed

Now that it's growing season for your grass and plants, you may also notice more lawn weeds appear, like nutsedge. Learn how to identify and control nutsedge before it takes over your lawn, garden, or agricultural field. 

Treating Stripe Smut in Lawn

Is That Stripe Smut in Your Lawn?

How to Identify, Treat & Prevent

While the goal is for grass to bounce back from winter in all its lush, green glory, there's a chance it's contracted an infection. Learn what to look for and the various methods of treating stripe smut in your lawn, plus how to prevent it from growing back.

Sealing Rodent Entry Points

Sealing Rodent Entry Points

How to Protect Your Home this Winter

If you think your home is safe from rodents in the winter, think again. Many pests look for shelter from the harsh conditions and will squeeze through the smallest openings to find it. This means you need to find these openings as well and then find an effective method of sealing rodent entry points. 

Winter Tree and Shrub Diseases

3 Winter Tree & Shrub Diseases

Plus Prevention & Treatment Options

The harsh winter weather can prove to be tough on trees and shrubs. But you can help protect your plants and give them a fighting chance to flourish in the spring. Learn more about the various winter tree and shrub diseases and what prevention and treatment options work best.