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How To Get Rid of Lawn Weeds in Utah

Springtime in Utah is filled with outdoor activities. This is the time of year we start dusting off the lawn care equipment and start preparing our yards for spring. One of the very first steps in spring lawn care is eliminating weeds. Weed seeds deposited the previous fall will germinate when the temperatures rise. It’s important to strike fast and get weeds early before they take over your yard.  Common weeds in Utah Weeds can easily crowd out your grass making it thin and weak. Weak grass is an open invitation for pests and lawn diseases to sneak in. Being… Read more »

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Interesting Facts About Carpenter Ants

They munch their way through wooden structures leaving behind damaged furniture, belongings, and homes. No – we’re not talking about termites. We’re talking about carpenter ants. Discover fascinating things you may not have known about this common household pest.

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How To Get Your Spring Lawn Care Off To A Good Start

New year, new lawn. It’s time to think about how you’re going to tackle your lawn care this year. What you do in spring can help your lawn soar during the growing season. Here’s what you should include as part of your spring lawn care.

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How To Identify, Treat, And Prevent Snow Mold

Utah winters see plentiful snowfall, which creates lovely scenery for the holidays. Unfortunately, all that snow can also lead to lawn disease down the road. Learn how to spot a snow mold infestation and how to prevent it from coming back in the future.

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Five Spine Chilling Spiders Found In Utah and What You Need to Know

Spiders may be interesting to learn about, especially during this season when everything is creeping up on Halloween, but they are not fun to live with. Protect your Utah home and stop spiders and other insects in their tracks. Ferta-Lawn’s highly effective insecticide perimeter treatment services act as the first line of defense around your home. Our perimeter spray helps prevent spiders and other insects such as ants, wasps, earwigs, millipedes, roaches, and other household pests by creating a barrier between the outside and your home.

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Everything You Need To Know About Lawn Fertilization

September is a month full of activities. Kids are back to school, football is in the air, Halloween is around the corner, and soon old man winter will return. It is also the perfect month to start focusing on fall lawn care. One of the most critical aspects of lawn care during any season is fertilization. In this article, we explain the ins and outs of fertilization, what it’s made of and whether or not fertilizing in the fall is necessary. Why Fertilization Is So Important for Your Utah Turf Your turf’s soil is the heart of your lawn. It… Read more »

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Everything You Need to Know About the Grubs and Billbugs of Utah

It’s August in Weber County, Utah, and that means fun in the sun, attending the county fair, and preparing for the upcoming back-to-school season. With so much to do on the calendar this month, you don’t have time to worry about gross caterpillar-type worms ruining your lawn. That’s why Ferta-Lawn is providing you with everything you need to know regarding the two most common lawn surface insects ready to wreak havoc on your beautiful lawn. Read on to learn about grubs and billbugs, two creepy little buggers who pack just enough punch to destroy your turf without blinking an eye.… Read more »

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These Are The Best Shade Trees For Utah Yards

Summers in Utah can be sweltering. Growing a shade tree for your yard is a simple and elegant way to get some reprieve from the heat! Check out these lovely shade trees that do well in Salt Lake City yards!

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Utah Weeds That Pop Up In Summer

Is that clover or oxalis? Is that weird plant crabgrass? Learn how to identify the most common weeds we see here in Utah before your lawn is overrun!

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