When to Apply Crabgrass Preventer in Illinois

In this post, we'll discuss crabgrass, when it emerges, and when to apply pre-emergent crabgrass killer in Illinois so you can keep it at bay. One of the biggest enemies of a healthy lawn is crabgrass. Besides maybe dandelions, there is no more pervasive weed that invades homeowner's lawns. About Crabgrass Crabgrass gets its name from [...]

How to Get Rid of Crabgrass in Your Lawn

Crabgrass! The nemesis of homeowners across Illinois and the midwest. People who work hard at their lawns have a common enemy: crabgrass. Besides dandelions, it's probably the most common weed in midwestern lawns. You may fight it all summer long and then next year rolls around and it's the same thing all over again. So [...]

Awesome Q & A on Crabgrass Prevention and Treatment

The Ins and Outs of Crabgrass There are two conditions that are beneficial to controlling that pesky crabgrass; a healthy lawn and a preventative pre-emergent. Thankfully with us as your Lawn Care Provider we can help with both. We provide you with a 7-step lawn care program that helps keep your lawn healthy all year [...]

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Why Is My Lawn Patchy And Brown?

Have you ever wondered what causes brown patchy spots in your yard? A variety of factors can contribute. Read about the most common issues below. New Grass If your grass is new, it may take a few more cycles of seeding before you see consistent growth. Make sure to be gentle with new seedlings to allow [...]


The weather in northern Illinois has finally warmed up and while that means flowers are blooming, it also means dealing with pesky nuisances like crabgrass. Crabgrass is an annual creeping grass originating in Europe that if not taken care of, can become a serious weed. In just one season it can drastically diminish the quality [...]