Summer Lawn Stress

You may have areas in your lawn that look stressed and then turn brown when the Summer temperatures begin to rise.  These are the most common reasons: -Localized dry spots Even the best irrigation systems have areas that do not receive the same coverage as other areas.  Once an area is dry it can become hydrophobic or hard to get wet again.  These localized dry spots require more attention.  Take […]

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Fairy Rings and Mushrooms | Olympia & DuPont Lawn Care Company

Fairy Rings and Mushrooms | Olympia & DuPont Lawn Care Company Fairy rings are dark green circles that appear in the grass.  Mushrooms appear in the rings when there is plenty of soil moisture. Fairy rings are caused by fungi in the soil that feed on decaying organic matter like a buried log or where a tree once stood.  The dark green rings show up in the same location every […]

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What are the red and pink patches in my lawn?

Olympia & DuPont Lawn Care Maintenance Red thread is a turfgrass disease also known as corticium disease or pink patch.  You notice the red, thread-like structures at the tip of the leaf or pink mycelium at the edges of a straw-colored patch. The dormant disease overwinters on the leaves and thatch layers of previously infected plants and can remain viable for over two years.  The thread-like structures break loose and […]

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How do I control weeds in my lawn? Olympia & DuPont Lawn Care Experts

How do I control weeds in my lawn? Olympia & DuPont Lawn Care Experts Most broadleaf weeds in lawns are controlled with a selective herbicide.  Selective herbicide kills weeds by causing the cells in the plant tissue to divide and grow without stopping.  With the proper rate and timing, selective herbicide only effects dicotyledons, also known as dicots, seeds that have 2 embryonic leaves like broadleaf weeds.  It has no […]

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Coronavirus: Message to Our Customers

During this uncertain time, our customers’ health and well being is our highest priority. As we continue monitoring developments related to Coronavirus (COVID-19), rest assured, we are committed to doing everything we can to ensure our customers and employees are safe. As a note, we are running on normal business hours at this time. Should you have concerns regarding our services, we’re here to support you and offer flexibility to […]

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