FIELD NOTES - LAWN

    Acres of Wisdom from Morrison's.


    The Complete Guide to Raised Bed Gardening

    Want to have a raised bed garden that will produce for you year after year? Watch these videos from Coast of Maine and see how Felicia Newman creates the perfect mix with Coast of Maine soils, composts and fertilizers for her plants to thrive in her permanent raised beds.Read more...

    Why Does Soil pH Matter?

    If you don’t have the proper soil pH, say, “Good-bye” to a great-looking lawn! In fact, you can be wasting between 20% and 70% of your lawn fertilizer if your pH is imbalanced.Read more...

    Attract Beneficial Insects to Your Garden

    You may have heard some "buzz" lately about beneficial insects, but do you know what insects are included in this category, what they look like, and how to attract them? Attracting beneficial insects to your garden, as well as your landscape, is a great way to increase plant health and productivity naturally without the use of harmful chemicals. Below are a few of, but definitely not all of, the insects that are beneficial to have around.Read more...

    What's With My Lawn? Red Thread.

    With wet, humid weather coming back, the number one question from our customers is “what are the pink spots on our lawn?” On close inspection of the grass, you can see tiny little red threads coming off the grass tips that give the common name to this lawn disease, Red Thread.Read more...

    Stop the Grubs Before They Start

    You have spent time and money making your lawn beautiful. You’ve applied fertilizer every four to six weeks, and even set up an irrigation system to provide your turf with the proper amount of water at the correct time of day. Now, you’re starting to notice irregular brown patches spreading throughout the lawn. How could this be happening? What could you have done to prevent this, and how can you stop it before it ruins the whole lawn?Read more...

    How I Learned to Stop Worrying and Love My Lawn

    The infestation starts to appear sometime in April. One by one you notice the ominous signs of activity in your neighborhood. First they gain a noticeable foothold up the street, then you spy them in your neighbors lawn. Finally they are poking and prodding in your own front yard. No, these aren't grubs, they're lawn service technicians.Read more...