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Summer Drought Lawn Care FAQ

The hottest and driest days of summer can give your green lawn a beating. You may notice that your lawn tries to self-regulate by slowing its growth. But alas, brown, crispy patches of grass emerge. However, keeping your lawn healthy … Continue reading

Maine Lawn Care & Pest Control Update: July

Seeing some pest damage in your coniferous trees but not sure what’s happening? In Maine, there are some common culprits. Most pests are hard to spot due their tiny size but as they nibble your trees, shrubs and lawns, they … Continue reading

Maine Lawn & Yard Pest Control Update: June

As the temperatures rise, the pests in your yard evolve. June fades into July and suddenly dead spots appear in our lawns, winter moths begin to fall from our trees, and other pests damage our trees and shrubs. While some … Continue reading

Is Your Lawn as Beautiful as it Should Be? Dealing with Dead Spots.

The most common reasons for dead spots on your lawn include reasons that can be remedied with the help of a lawn care professional. It may take a season or two for your lawn to reach its potential but it … Continue reading

Not All Lawn Weeds are Bad. Know Friend from Foe.

Redefining a Healthy Lawn As homeowners and the lawn care industry make strides to be more environmentally-minded, redefining a healthy lawn is important to us at Lucas Tree Experts. The reality for most homeowners, is that our lawn is a … Continue reading

Maine Lawn & Yard Pest Control Update

Spring is here and Maine families are starting to emerge from their winter dens and spending more time outside enjoying their lawns and gardens. Unfortunately, along with the pleasure of outdoor living, comes exposure to common outdoor pests, including moths, … Continue reading

Five Essential Lawn Care Tools Every Homeowner Needs

In order to have a beautiful, strong lawn, you need to have the right tools. A trip to your local home and garden store proves that, when it comes to lawn care, there is no shortage of tools and gadgets—but … Continue reading

Five Winter Damaged Lawn Care Tips

After a long, cold New England winter, your lawn needs plenty of TLC so that it’s ready to begin a vigorous growing season with minimal delay. As soon as the snow starts melting, and patches of lawn become visible, it’s … Continue reading

How Trees and Lawns Rely on Each Other

In the same way that there are ‘dog people’ and ‘cat people’, there are some homeowners who would much prefer a treeless, turf-grass-only property and those who would never consider living in a home that was not surrounded by trees. … Continue reading

Does Your Lawn Have a Moss Problem?

A rolling stone gathers no moss. So does a well-lit, well-draining, nutrient-rich, healthy lawn. If moss is taking over your lawn, there are several things that homeowners can do to try and alleviate the situation on their own, or with … Continue reading

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