Our Lawn Care Blog
Interested in learning more about lawn care? Want tips to keep pests out of your home? Read our blog to find tips and tricks from the experts at Custom Turf!
Fleas are small, blood-sucking parasites that thrive in warm and humid environments. While fleas are usually associated with pets, they can also infest homeowners' lawns, making it uncomfortable for people to enjoy their outdoor spaces. In this blog, we will discuss the signs and symptoms of flea infestations in homeowners' lawns, the causes of flea infestations, and ways to get rid of them.
Weeds in grass can be a frustrating problem for homeowners and gardeners. These unwanted plants can quickly spread and compete with desirable grass for nutrients, water, and sunlight. To effectively get rid of weeds, it's important to understand the different types and methods to get rid of them once and for all.
Enjoying a green and lush lawn during Pittsburgh’s summertime is the best feeling. But, achieving a beautiful lawn doesn’t happen overnight. It requires proper TLC, especially during spring!
Summer weather in Western Pennsylvania puts a lot of stress on your lawn. Maintaining a beautiful lawn can be difficult during the height of summer. Try these tips for keeping your lawn in tip-top shape as the temperatures rise.
Winter is just around the corner, and there’s work to be done before the snowfalls. While many homeowners think that their lawn requires less attention in the fall because the grass doesn’t grow as rapidly, this is a misconception.
As if the bitter cold temperatures and shoveling from snow isn’t enough, it can also be devastating to your lawn. Fortunately, your local lawn experts at Custom Turf want to help you through this tough snowy season.
Summer is coming to an end and it's time to start thinking about how to prepare your lawn and trees for the cooler months ahead. Here are some tips on what you can do to help them stay healthy and looking great!
Are you starting up a lawn care routine for the very first time? If you are a new homeowner, or if this is your first time being in charge of your own lawn care, maintaining and caring for your landscape may seem daunting – where do you even begin? After all, your yard is the first thing that people see when they come to your home, and you want to make sure that it makes a good first impression.
Moles are small burrowing insectivores found all over North America, Europe, and Asia. They’re small, ranging between 4 and 11 inches long and usually weighing up to 8 oz. Nearly blind but with an exceptional sense of smell, moles spend their lives underground where they eat a diet made up of earthworms, grubs, and other immature insects. Moles can be identified by their characteristic large, powerful front feet, greyish-brown fur, and long, thin snouts.