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Author Archives: Bob Windish

Dollar Spot Disease

June 6, 2024 | Bob Windish

Summer weather provides a host of environmental stresses to the cool-season turf varieties that we have in New Jersey. Temperature, humidity, lack of rain, and sometimes too much rain all impact residential lawns throughout the summer months. Outside of heat stress, foliar diseases are a common issue we encounter as lawn care professionals. One of...

New Jersey Neonicotinoid Pesticide Ban

April 16, 2024 | Bob Windish

On January 18th 2022, Governor Phil Murphy signed new legislation that affects the use of neonicotinoid pesticides.  In summary, the new legislation prohibits any use of neonicotinoid pesticides that is not for agricultural purposes after October 31st, 2023.  The intent of this law is to reduce exposure to pollinator insects. In this blog, we will...

Debunking the Myth: Forsythia Bloom and Crabgrass Preemergence

April 9, 2024 | Bob Windish

Introduction: As spring arrives, homeowners and lawn care companies like Fairway Green prepare to combat the annual invasion of crabgrass, a persistent weed that can wreak havoc on lawns. Among the various strategies for controlling crabgrass, a common misconception persists: the belief that crabgrass preemergence must be applied before the forsythia blooms. However, the truth...

Is Dormant Seeding A Good Idea?

February 8, 2024 | Bob Windish

What is Dormant Seeding? Over the years it has become common practice for some homeowners to spread seed over the lawn during the winter with the hope that the seed will remain “dormant” in the soil, then sprout to life when warmer conditions return the following spring.   Nothing is That Easy While dormant seeding...

Lawn Care Year in Review 2023

January 4, 2024 | Bob Windish

Early Drought Stress After a great start to the spring, there was a surprise drought during the month of May. The overall precipitation was 2 inches under the average for the month. After the summer drought of 2022, the last thing anyone wanted to see was more drought stressed turf just before the start of...

Benefits of Winterizing Fertilizer

November 7, 2022 | Bob Windish

We are often asked if applying a winterizing fertilizer at the end of the fall is beneficial. This blog will take a closer look at what a winterizing fertilizer does for the turf, and its importance to maintaining a healthy lawn.   When to apply The winterizing fertilizer should be performed in the late fall;...

Japanese Stiltgrass

June 20, 2022 | Bob Windish

Japanese stiltgrass is an invasive summer annual that is troublesome for many homeowners, especially those whose properties are adjacent to wooded areas. Although this weed may be difficult to control and eradicate from residential lawns, this blog will walk you through why Japanese stiltgrass grows and how to go about controlling it. About Japanese Stiltgrass...

How the weather affects landscape plants

April 7, 2022 | Bob Windish

Today we live, work, and play in controlled environments. Climate controlled homes, cars, workplaces, and even athletic stadiums allow us to enjoy ideal conditions every day. Unfortunately, for plants and turf, environmental changes impact them daily. So, how does the weather affect the plants? Most plants are rather resilient and can tolerate average conditions and...

Removing Dead Ash Trees

March 10, 2022 | Bob Windish

Do you have an ash tree on your property? Have you been treating it for the Emerald Ash Borer? If the answer is yes, you should continue to have your arborist treat them for the foreseeable future. If you answered no, chances are the tree is dead, or close to it due to the Emerald...

Why Does My Lawn Have Moss?

June 29, 2021 | Bob Windish

Moss is a plant that generates a lot of questions from our customers. Most customers want to know why they have it and how they can get rid of it! This blog will discuss what moss is, why moss grows, and how you can help remediate the problem. What is moss? Moss is a non-flowering...
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