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How to Know If You Have Grubs in Your Lawn

Are you noticing unusual changes in your lawn? If your lawn appears unhealthy, has yellow patches, small holes or a disrupted root system, you may have a white grub infestation. Although small in size, these destructive pests can cause significant, costly damage to local lawns if no control methods are taken.... More

Cultural Practices to Keep Your Lawn Thriving

Here at Weed Man Knoxville, TN, we believe that lawn care is a partnership. We work closely with homeowners to control weeds, fertilize, improve lawn health and diagnose problems. At the same time, we rely on our customers to follow good cultural practices to keep the lawn healthy. More specifically, proper watering and mowing will help you achieve better, quicker and more long-lasting results. Follow these guidelines when caring for your lawn.... More

The Negative Impact of Weeds on Your Lawn

While many homeowners despise the appearance of weeds in their lawn, many don’t understand why weeds are undesirable and the negative impact they can have. While not all weeds are harmful, others are extremely aggressive and invasive. Without adequate control, many common weeds can quickly overtake your home lawn, contribute to allergies and be harmful to pets and children.... More

Managing Spring Dead Spots

Spring dead spot appears as Bermuda lawns come out of dormancy (and less often in Zoysia).  Affected spots will show up year after year and can grow in size. The fungus (Ophiosphaerella) that causes spring dead spots rots the roots, rhizomes, and stolons of the plant during the fall and winter, which causes the plants to weaken.... More

It’s Time to Schedule Your Spring Aeration!

It’s time to schedule your spring aeration! Warm season grass is aerated in late spring and through summer. Everyone’s lawn needs aeration at least 1-2 times a year. Aeration helps to relieve soil compaction, improve drainage, control thatch and increase lawn density.

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Should you Reseed or Resod Your Lawn?

If your lawn is in rough shape, you may be wondering what the best course of action is to restore your lawn to a green and healthy state. There are a few factors to consider when deciding whether you should reseed or resod your lawn. Both options have their own set of advantages and disadvantages that should be considered.

 
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Getting Your Lawn Mower Ready for the Season

Start your engines! Spring has sprung and that means it’s time to get your mower geared up for the season. If you didn’t do any end-of-season maintenance last fall, it’s even more important to do it now! Not only will this help improve turf health, proper maintenance can also extend the life and performance of your mower. Follow these steps to make sure your mower is in tip-top shape for the season... More

Starting Your Spring Garden

Spring is one of the most beautiful times of year. The flowers are blooming, birds are chirping, and our lawns finally return to a nice shade of green. If you are looking to enhance the beauty of your yard, starting a garden is a great idea! If you haven’t done much gardening in the past, the task might see a bit daunting. Rest assured with a bit of research you will be a pro in no time! Use these steps to get started.... More

Weed Breakthrough? Call Weed Man to Book Free Service Calls & Re-Applications

Worry not – here at Weed Man we understand that you might experience some weed breakthrough. If you notice unwanted weeds popping up, please feel free to give us a call. We offer free re-applications upon request and complete on-the-lawn service calls as needed, too!... More

Outdoor Spring Family Getaways on a Budget

Family getaways create some of the best memories, but often come with a hefty price tag. You want to disconnect, spend some time outdoors and have some quality family time – but you are on a tight budget. While many parents think they must go to Disney, Paris or a tropical island to have a good time, there are plenty of more affordable options for your spring family getaway.... More

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