Poison Ivy Identification and Removal

In this post, you will learn how to identify poison ivy in your yard, what happens when you're exposed, how to treat exposure and how to remove poison ivy from your yard. Poison ivy grows in most regions of the United States except the Southwest, Hawaii, and Alaska. It grows in woods, fields, along roadsides [...]

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 [...]

Roundup Free Weed Control System

Our Green T lawn care and weed control system does not use the chemical Roundup. We use fertilizers and herbicides that are tough on weeds but safe for your family and pets. Roundup is the world's most widely used weed killer. Despite it's popularity, this product is the subject of much controversy. Some people and organizations [...]

2018-04-17T15:14:43+00:00 Lawn Care, Weed Control|

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 [...]

2018-04-17T15:51:39+00:00 Crabgrass, Weed Control|

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 [...]

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 [...]


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 [...]

Green T Weed Control And Service Calls

The sun is out, the ground is thawed, and the kids are almost out of school. Spring has finally made an appearance in Chicago and it’s time to get back to the business of lawn care. Now that it has finally warmed up, you can expect to start seeing green grass. And weeds. Now is [...]