Caring for your new grass seed

All seeds require moisture and a certain temperature range before they begin to germinate. Once the germination process has begun, if conditions change, the seed or new sprout is vulnerable and can die. If the seed or sprout dries out --- it dies out. The germination time for grass seed ranges from 5 to 30 [...]

How to Get a Thicker Grass

There's nothing like a lush, thick green lawn to make your property look fantastic. A beautiful lawn improves the curb appeal of your home. It shows pride of ownership that increases the property value of you and your neighbor's homes. It will take some work to get that beautiful lawn looking thick and green. It may [...]

Dealing with Thatch in Your Lawn

Spring is right around the corner, and we're all ready for it to arrive with its warm weather and sunny days. But is your lawn ready? After the long cold winter months, your lawn builds a layer of dead grass and debris referred to as thatch. Dealing thatch is your first step this spring to [...]

Lawn Care Schedule For Northern Illinois

Use our lawn care schedule to help take care of your lawn and get a beautiful lawn. At Green T Lawn Care, we love green grass and beautiful lawns as much as you do. Nothing makes us happier than a perfect lawn. We want you to have the perfect lawn that all your neighbors wish [...]

Tis The Season For Grubs!

Are you developing ugly brown patches in your yard, but you feel like you’re constantly watering? Rest assured, it’s not for the lack of watering. Mid-August through September is when your yard starts to show the impact of grubs. What are grubs? Grubs are the larvae of a variety of different types of beetles, including [...]

Green T: Fall Aeration and Overseeding

Fall is considered by many people to be the best time of the year for aerating and overseeding your lawn. The combination of opening up your lawn for nutrients and planting new seeds in existing turf helps you get a thick and healthy lawn. It also helps your lawn resist weeds, drought and insect invasion. [...]

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Green T Preparing Lawn For Winter

Preparing your lawn for winter is a crucial part of lawn care and simply maintaining your yard in general. After the hot, dry months of summer, early fall is the best time to aerate, seed, and fertilize. These steps will help to reinvigorate your lawn, prepare it for the harsh winter ahead, and allow it [...]

The Importance of Green T's Round 6 Application

The days are getting short and the evening is getting cooler and that can only mean one thing: Fall is upon us. Since the air is colder and drier, you have to adjust your lawn care maintenance routine. It’s important to adjust for this changing weather so that your lawn is prepared for the winter [...]

Difference Between Lawn Care and Landscaping

You may hear the words lawn care and landscaping used interchangeably. You may even think they mean the same thing, but they are actually two distinct areas in the industry. Read on to learn more about the differences in lawn care and landscaping and how the trained professionals at Green T not only know and [...]