Yellow Patch is most prevalent from late fall to early spring when temperatures are less than 60°F (16°C). It occurs in areas that receive more than 10 hours of leaf wetness for several days in a row and on turf that has excessive thatch and high nitrogen levels. Learn more about how to manage and prevent Yellow Patch here.
White grubs (European chafer, May and June beetles) are small, plump, white larvae which viciously chew on grass roots. They live below the soil surface and actually chew off the roots of the grass. Learn more about White grubs and how to control them here.
Dormancy is one of the mechanisms nature has developed to help plants survive stressful conditions. Summer dormancy occurs in a lawn when grasses are exposed to an extended period of heat and lack of moisture during mid-summer. Learn the signs of summer dormancy and how to avoid it here.
Quackgrass, sometimes referred to as couch or twitch grass, is a perennial field grass that is found in home lawns. Learn how to identify if your lawn may be infected with Quackgrass and how to control it.
Necrotic Ring Spot is a disease that takes the form of perfectly shaped rings of yellowed out grass with healthy grass growing within the ring and is very difficult to control. Learn the signs and symptoms of this disease and how DeVries Landscape can help control it.
Living in the Midwest means you (and your lawn) experience a wide variety of weather conditions—extremely cold winters and humid summers. Learn more about the types of turf, soil, and common insects and lawn diseases you may encounter in the Midwest.
Core aeration is the removal of small cores of soil and thatch from your lawn. Learn the benefits of core aeration, how it's done, and when to aerate your lawn with the help of DeVries Landscape Management.