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What does winter have to do with mowing the lawn, growing your garden, or buying new patio furniture? Everything! Even while there’s still ice and snow on the grass, there's a lot to do to get your backyard ready for warmer temperatures. No matter how you use your outdoor living space, there are some things you can do now. Make your lawn a little greener, your patio more comfortable and functi… Read more

Posted by Grange Co-op on 18th Jul 2019

Struggling to earn your green thumb? Or maybe all you wish for is GREEN lawn! This GrangeKnows article will provide recommendations for maintaining a lush lawn. We will highlight one specific trick to growing healthy grass—soil activator humates. Used to help decompose thatch and green up grass, humic substances are an important element to healthy, fertile soil. WHAT ARE HUMATES? Humates hold nutrients in a usable form and release… Read more

Posted by Grange Co-op on 26th Mar 2019

Damage from grubs can be easily misdiagnosed. They are unseen pests creating patchy dead spots of grass that often look similar to drought. This GrangeKnows article will provide you the tips and methods necessary for proper grub control.THE LIFE CYCLE OF LAWN GRUBS The most common lawn grub in the Pacific Northwest is the larvae of the European Crane Fly. These pests prefer to feed on the roots, emerging stems and leaves of grass plants. Adu… Read more

Posted by Grange Co-op on 18th Mar 2019

Despite its plush, fuzzy green exterior, moss can be destructive, often spreading through lawns, eventually choking out grass. When turf grasses are weak, such as near the end of winter when grass is depleted of its nutrients, moss thrives. Moss can overtake weak turf with the ability to weather low temperatures and thrive in shady, wet areas. Moss control is attainable and easily maintained. This GrangeKnows article discusses how to halt moss… Read more