The Importance of Mowing

      It is very important to mow your lawn weekly and at the correct height. Mowing at the correct height increases the lawns density and also keeps the root system healthy. A healthy root system means the nutrients and water will be absorbed rather than wasted....

Fun Chinch Bug Facts

CHINCH BUGS Did you know the southern chinch bug is the most damaging insect pest of St.Augustine turf? They damage the turf by inserting there piercing sucking mouth parts and feeding on the sap. An adult female will deposit over 250 eggs during her life span. During...

Summer Showers

These last few weeks have been storm after storm. Although we desperately needed the rain too much rain is not always a good thing. According to Bay News 9 Drought Index, Pinellas County is still considered to be in a severe drought, from June 1- June 8 Tampa has only...

Crabgrass

Crabgrass is an annual weed. Living for one year, producing seed and then dying. Their offspring take over the following year and so on.. This weed grows during the warmer season but it can grow in any temperature region. Crabgrasses belong to the genus Digitaria,...

summer treatments

During the summer months in Pinellas County we are not allowed to apply nitrogen to the property.  This goes from June 1st to September 30th.  Since we are aware of this we coordinate our complete fertilizer applications accordingly throughout the year.  This does not...

New Year lawn maintenance

As we move into 2016 we should equip ourselves with the tools to have a great looking yard.  At this point, since things are a little slow, there are several things we can check up on.  First,  irrigation guys are usually slow this time of the year, so its best to try...

Winter 2015

It has certainly been a warm winter so far.  In fact, we have been reaching record high temperatures.  Luckily it has been cooling off at night.  So you can still water just once a week and the yard will be fine.  As we come out to treat the yard we are having to keep...

Fall 2015

So we have had a pretty wet hot and wet summer this year.  Because of these conditions Brown Patch, a fungus, could be an issue in your yard this Fall.  We will address it when we come out but if you see it sooner and would like us to come out earlier please just call...

Sod Web Worms

Although Sod web worms tend to pop up between June and August we are actually starting to see there damage already.  Initially, what you usually see are the moths flying around.  The moths are the female adult sod web worms and they do not cause any damage to the turf...

Spring maintenance – irrigation

Now that we are in Spring there are several things we recommend that you, as the homeowner, do to help the yard look  its best.  Now that we are in the growing season here at AssureGreen we are applying a granular fertilizer to the turf with a combination of systemic...