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9 Ilene Ct, Suite 14 Hillsborough, NJ 08844
Phone: (908) 281-7888

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Soil pH and Lime: How Lime Affects your Soil

March 6, 2017 | Bob Windish

What is pH? Soil pH is the measure of its acidity or alkalinity and is rated on a simple logarithmic scale. The scale represents hydrogen ion concentration and ranges from 0.0-14.0, with 0 being the most acidic and 14 being the most alkaline.  The halfway point on the scale, 7.0, is neutral. Soil acidity increases...
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Integrated Pest Management

February 24, 2017 | Bob Windish

What is Integrated Pest Management? Integrated pest management (IPM) is defined as an effective and environmentally sensitive approach to pest management that relies on a combination of sound cultural practices and judicious pesticide use.  For turf grass management, pest prevention is accomplished by focusing on optimal cultural practices to promote a healthy lawn which can...
Salt Damage to Plants

Salt Damage to Plants and Snow Removal Tips

January 26, 2017 | Bob Windish

Salt Damage to Plants Each year, we apply more than 15 million tons of rock salt nationwide to help de-ice roads, walkways, and driveways.  While the salt makes it much safer for us to travel in the winter, it is important to understand the impacts it can have on your lawn and landscape. If you...
Are You Prepared to Comply with the New Jersey Fertilizer Laws

Are You Prepared to Comply with the New Jersey Fertilizer Laws?

December 15, 2016 | Bob Windish

What are the New Jersey fertilizer laws? The New Jersey fertilizer laws were signed into effect by Governor Chris Christie on January 5, 2011.  It is one of the most restrictive fertilizer laws in the nation for good reasons.  It was enacted in three phases. Phase one- This required the use of best management practices...
Everything You Wanted to Know About Protecting your Plants During Cold Weather

Anti-Desiccants: Everything You Wanted to Know About Protecting your Plants During Cold Weather

December 8, 2016 | Bob Windish

What is desiccation? In biology and ecology, desiccation refers to the drying out of a living organism. In your landscape plants, winter desiccation injury occurs when plants lose moisture from the leaves and do not have the ability to absorb water from the frozen soil. This moisture loss may cause your plant’s leaves and stems...

Winter Deer Repellent

November 21, 2016 | Bob Windish

New Jersey is home to a very high deer population.  While many of us enjoy the wildlife that New Jersey has to offer, deer are destructive to landscape plants.  Damage to plants in the landscape is more prevalent in the winter.  There are several reasons for this.  First, the deer’s natural food supply in the...

Lawn Rust Disease

November 18, 2016 | Bob Windish

What is Lawn Rust Disease? Lawn rust disease is a very common and harmless foliar fungus that develops on areas of turf that are slow growing. This disease can be found from mid-summer into the cooler months of the fall. What does Lawn Rust Disease look like? Lawn rust disease will turn areas of turf...

Core Aeration

October 8, 2016 | Bob Windish

Why should I Aerate my lawn? The simple answer is core aeration reduces soil compaction, thatch build up, and promotes healthy root growth.  Soil compaction and heavy thatch build up can greatly reduce the flow of water and nutrients into the soil.  This results in reduced uptake of water and nutrients, lower oxygen levels in...

Grub Control

August 8, 2016 | Bob Windish

Grubs cause substantial and costly damage to lawns in our area every year. Grub damage is permanent and will require seeding to repair areas that have been damaged. Fairway Green Inc. can help protect your lawn from unsightly damage with grub control....
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How To Water A Lawn

July 19, 2016 | Bob Windish

What happens if I don’t water? All living things need water to survive, and your lawn is no exception. Each summer, many lawns in our area experience heat and moisture stress, causing them to turn brown. Without proper irrigation, these lawns may remain brown until regular and consistent rainfall returns. Correctly watering your lawn will...
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