Billbug Season in the Boise Area – By Kirk Dean

It’s unbelievable, but it is already June.  That means bug season is upon us! Though I’m afraid of Earwigs, Spiders, and Bed Bugs, there is an insect that causes more damage (actual, not psychological….Bed Bugs wins that one hands down) than all these put together: ...

How to water your lawn – By Kirk Dean

Spring is upon us, and most irrigation districts in the Boise area have their water turned on (or will soon), so I thought it would be a good time to beat a dead horse.  Lets talk about how you should water your lawn. Everybody has an opinion on the subject it seems,...

Crabgrass Prevention – By Kirk Dean

Every summer grassy weeds like crabgrass or foxtail become a collective pain in the rear at one time or another for treasure valley homeowners.  These annual grasses are unsightly and could possibly choke out your lawn.  To get rid of these weeds, we need to...

Lawn Fertilization in the Fall – By Kirk Dean

After the heat and pressures of summer, cooler temperatures bring a welcome respite to your lawn.  With cooler temperatures, your lawn is more able to recovers and regenerates, and gives your lawn an opportunity to store nutrients and to get ready for the winter to...

Lawn mowing guidlines – By Kirk Dean

This week I received multiple phone calls from concerned customers about lots of weeds near the borders of their lawn.  After doing several inspections, I found that these lawns were edged and trimmed too short!  I was both alarmed and relieved at what I found...