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Mosquito Control Chemicals: Are They Safe?

Every homeowner dreams of a mosquito-free yard in the summer. While professional solutions may seem viable to keep these pests…

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How to Control Dollar Spot in an Effective Way

Circular, sunken patches of straw-colored grass, no bigger than the size of a silver dollar. While an American coin inspired…

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Why Mosquito Control Is Important — and How It Works

We’ve all experienced the nuisance of mosquitoes during a relaxing evening outdoors. The buzzing sounds they make can irritate as…

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Your Guide to Oak Wilt & How to Defend Against It

Strength, beauty, longevity. These are the types of positive attributes often used to describe oak trees. Yet, like other trees,…

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What Is Crabgrass and How Do I Prevent It?

Late May is an exciting time for homeowners, with warm temperatures right around the bend and more hours in the…

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Get Your Mower Ready for the Spring Lawn Care Season

Spring lawn care season is in full bloom, and now is the perfect time to get your lawnmower ready for…

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Five Easy-to-Follow Spring Lawn Care Tips

Things are starting to turn green in Michigan. If you've driven through the parks lately or spent much time outside,…

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Do I Have Snow Mold in my Lawn?

Snow mold is a common problem, especially in Michigan. It can turn your gorgeous green lawn from fall into a…

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When Does Grass Stop Growing?

Your lawn’s health depends on proper care and maintenance. Nourishment and weed control are a couple of key elements, but…

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Bare Spots in Lawn After Winter

Winters can be harsh. The strong winds, chilling temperatures and snow accumulation may not be comfortable for you, but they…

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Dethatch or Aerate Before Overseeding?

When most people think about maintaining a healthy lawn, they usually think about how much and how often they need…

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When To Plant Cool Season Grass

Cool-season grasses such as Kentucky bluegrass, ryegrass and fescues adore fall and spring weather. Their growth cycle launches into overdrive…

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Types of Grass Seed and How to Choose the Type for Your Region

There’s nothing better than a luscious, thriving lawn full of healthy, green grass. From coast to coast, our nation has…

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Common Lawn Weeds

A beautiful lawn is a high priority for many homeowners. Whether you prefer a well-manicured presentation or a more natural…

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Types of Grass

Few things in life are as beautiful as a lawn that’s well cared for. What’s the secret to success? One…

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When To Fertilize Your Lawn in the Fall

Everyone loves having lush, green grass outside their homes. However, grass does far more than just increase curb appeal. It…

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Best Time To Aerate and Overseed Your Lawn

There’s nothing better than a lush lawn that lets you spend time with your family in the back yard, laughing…

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Summer Lawn Care Schedule

During springs in Michigan, it seems as if you're constantly planning your lawn care around the rain. You can't mow…

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How To Keep Your Grass Green in Summer

Your lawn is one of the first things visitors will see when they come to your home. Not only does…

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How Pet Owners Can Keep a Beautiful Lawn

Your home represents one of the largest investments you’ll ever make, which is why you should do everything within your…

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How to Stop Lawn and Grass Diseases Before They Start

Just like people and pets, grass and foliage can also get sick. While your lawn can’t speak to you and…

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Answering Questions About Organic Lawn Care

At Lush Lawn, we definitely receive our fair share of questions regarding organic lawn care and our organic lawn care…

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Grubs in Lawn: Expert Tips on How to Rid Your Lawn of Grubs

While white grubs in lawn can be one of the most devastating and difficult invasions a yard can experience. Grub…

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When to Fertilize Plants

Are your plants ready for fertilizer? Whether you’re just getting started improving the look of your lawn and garden, or…

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Best Time to Repair a Lawn

Enjoying a luscious, green lawn can take some work, but it’s not always easy to know when is the best…

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7 Expert Spring Tips for Your Lawn

As the weather begins to warm and the landscape starts to show signs of life, residents turn their attention to…

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Dangerous Mosquito-Borne Virus Reported in Saginaw, MI

Do you think mosquitoes are just a nuisance? While there's no denying that they are irritating, the fact is that…

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7 Expert Tips to Protect Your Lawn This Winter

Late summer is the time that you should be thinking ahead for lawn care. Taking the necessary action now to…

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Avoid Lawn Heat Stress – Protecting Your Grass From The Challenges Of Summer

When it comes to caring for your grass, summertime represents both an opportunity and a challenge. The bright sunlight and…

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The Benefits of Lawn Fertilization Services

Summertime is the best season for your grass, the sunshine and warmth is welcome to your eager lawn. While the…

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Summer Lawn Care Checklist – Tips to Keep Your Yard Beautiful This Season

When it comes to maintaining a lush, beautiful lawn in Michigan, summer care is critical. Our state’s warm summers offer…

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Summer Mosquito Control in Michigan

Summer is supposed to be a happy time spent with friends and family. Enjoying the great outdoors together is no…

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Why Overwatering is a Bad Idea

Although it may seem like a good idea to give your lawn more water, especially when it gets hot outside,…

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Lawn Scalping – Why is it Bad to Cut Your Grass Too Short?

In lawn care as in any part of life, it’s important to recognize when you have too much of a…

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Expert Lawn Watering Tips – Your Guide to Keeping Your Grass Green

When it comes to keeping your lawn healthy, watering is Rule Zero. Without the right amount of moisture, grass cannot…

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Turf Tactics – Common Lawn Care Mistakes To Avoid in Michigan

Effective lawn care isn’t just about knowing what to do. It’s also about knowing what not to do! If you…

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Your Guide to Spring Seeding in Michigan

Of all the lawn care decisions you make, how you seed is arguably one of the most important. The way…

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When is it Time to Apply Spring Fertilizer in Michigan?

There are several times throughout the year that property owners should fertilize their lawns. Spring is considered the optimal time…

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Why Should I Aerate My Lawn?

What is Aeration? Aerating creates small holes in your grass soil which allows vital nutrients, water, and air to reach…

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Healthy Lawns Means a Healthy Environment

Did you know that by keeping your lawn and trees healthy, you contribute directly to the overall health of our…

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About Mole Damage and Your Lawn

Moles are another fairly destructive lawn rodent that if left untreated could cause extensive damage to your grass to where…

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Lush Lawn Shares Spring Lawn Care Tips

Early spring is upon us, which means it is time to start thinking about your lawn. Once the warmer weather is…

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Spring Lawn Care

Thinking about spring lawn care? Don’t panic! While the weather has not yet decided on whether or not it is…

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Voles Sighted in Michigan Yards

We have started to see activity with voles in a few of our customer properties, where damage is already being…

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Got Grubs?

It’s that time of year where grubs are becoming active and could already be feasting on your lawn right now! …

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Safari Tree Offers Spring Tree Care Tips

Even with your trees and plants still covered in snow, it is never too early to begin thinking about the…

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Deadly Lawn Disease – Dollar Spot

Dollar spot is a serious lawn disease as it can effect can kill the whole of the grass plant including…

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Billbugs and Chinch Bugs, What You Need to Know

Continuing with what could compromise your lawn’s health if left untreated or undiagnosed, we will be looking at Bill Bugs…

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Cutworms and Sod Webworms – Harmful Lawn Pests You Should Know About

Moving into issues that may occur on your lawn, this week we will be focusing on worms: Cutworms and Sod…

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New Lush Lawn and Safari Tree Branch Location in Plymouth, MI

Rochester Hills, MI, January 5, 2018 - Lush Lawn & Safari Tree, the leading lawn, tree and pest control provider…

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Winterization Tips

Brrrr… With the weather hitting below zero degrees, with proper winterization of your lawn and of your trees and shrubs,…

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Looking Back at 2017

With the new year around the corner and with Christmas arriving with Santa in just a few short days, it…

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Lush Lawn Xtender Program

It’s Revolutionary! Our mission is to create and maintain beautiful environments for you to live, work and play in –…

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Winter Pest Control – Rodents

While we watch the snow falling outside from the comforts of our home, we may not be aware of the…

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Lawn Diseases – How To Tell If Your Grass Is Sick

Lawn diseases are often the most difficult to control and requires more constant monitoring of the grass, as many times,…

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Fall is Almost Here: Winterizer Fertilizer

Time passes by quickly and with fall coming around the corner, it is important to start thinking about winterizing your…

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Overseeding: Helping Your Lawn Recover

If you are noticing bare spots or thinning areas in your lawn, then overseeding may just be what your lawn…

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Fido Leaving His Mark

If you are starting to notice what may appear to be a burn on your lawn and you have dogs,…

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Soil Testing

Soil testing is important to the care of your lawn because it indicates the pH balance of your soil. Understanding…

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Proper Lawn Mowing Tips

Proper lawn mowing encourages your grass to grow and sustain its health throughout the season. The recommending height to mow…

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Is Your Lawn Thirsty: Water Maximizer Lawn Treatment

Is Your Lawn Thirsty? With warm weather upon us some homeowners are already experiencing drought conditions directly impacting the health…

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Mosquito Control – What’s Biting?

What’s biting? Protect yourself and your family with Safari Tree's mosquito control program! The sun is out, you are relaxing…

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Lawn Diseases-Leaf Spot

Are you noticing that your lawn is not as lush nor as thick as it should be?  Are you seeing…

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Tick Control

Tick Tock, Tick Tock…The clock is “ticking” away towards tick season and it is vital that you and your family…

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Are You Safe from a Flea Infestation?

With the weather warming up, kids are out playing in the yard and your pets, whether it be your dog…

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Aphids: Small Yet Mighty Harmful

If you are wondering how to get rid of aphids, Lush Lawn is here to solve your aphid control problem.…

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Celebrating National Arbor Day

National Arbor Day connects more deeply with us here are Safari Tree beyond just our combined love and care for…

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From Our Certified Arborist: Tree Fungus

If you are concerned about tree fungus harming the trees on your property, now is a good time to act…

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Survey Says: Americans Love their Yards and they are Important to a Home’s Resale Value

April is National Lawn Care Month so it is a great time to think about what your lawn and landscape…

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What Does Green Lawn Mean to You?

We spend so much time talking about having a healthy, green lawn, but what does it truly mean to you…

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Give your lawn a breath of fresh air!

Having your lawn aerated is vital to the continued health and growth of your yard, as the aeration process allows…

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Cold Weather Impact to Trees

Not only are we all ready for spring and warm weather, but so are the trees and plants surrounding your…

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Common Tree Diseases in Michigan

Tree and shrub healthcare is vital to ensuring that these valuable assets on your property remain healthy and vibrant throughout…

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Let Them Eat Turf!

As the weather begins to warm up, the soil temperature under your turf is also starting to warm up. While…

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Spring Checklist for Trees & Shrubs

Now that spring is truly around the corner, it is important that you evaluate the condition of your trees and…

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Spring Lawn Care Checklist

In anticipation of warmer weather and entering the spring season soon, we have compiled a checklist of items to aid…

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Why Choose Lush Lawn?

As a consumer, there are so many options in the market place for a lawn care provider. From small, family…

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Hiring a Certified Arborist

Trees on your property not only enhance the environment but also add increased value to your property. It is important…

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Spring is around the corner!

With snow on the ground with matching chilly temperatures, most people when thinking about spring, are focused on warmer weather…

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We’re Hiring!

Do you like working outside, enjoying the weather and knowing you are helping to create a beautiful environment for everyone…

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Looking ahead at 2017

Another year is coming to a close and it is not going out quietly either, but we have much to…

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To Salt or Not To Salt?

  “What good is the warmth of summer, without the cold of winter to give it sweetness.” – John Steinbeck…

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Old Man Winter Has Arrived

The temperatures are dropping, snow is starting to fall and stick to your lawn – while most people think of…

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Lions and Tigers and…Voles and Moles?

Many of you are familiar with moles – those pesky critters that wreck havoc in your lawn, leaving a trail…

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Baby it’s Cold Outside!

With the temperature dropping outside, it’s time to make sure your yard is ready for the winter weather as well…

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Veterans Day

On November 11, 1919, Armistice Day was created to honor the first anniversary of the end of World War I.…

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Spreading the Green

Did you know that you can share in your Lush Lawn experience with your friends, family and neighbors through our…

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Trick – or – Grub?

With the weather changing, so is your lawn, as you know that the time has come for your lawn to…

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Keeping Your Lawn Healthy in the Heat!

  Keeping Your Lawn Healthy in the Heat! Don’t cut it too short - One common mistake made by both homeowners and some…

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Lush Lawn attends 2016 MSU TurfDay!

Michigan State University had its annual TurfDay this past Wednesday, and many Lush Lawn employees were in attendance. This educational…

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Proper Watering Habits In Extreme Heat

Water your lawn at the right time of day. We recommend that you water your lawn in the morning, while…

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The Fall Aeration & Overseeding

A healthy lawn is within your reach, but if it’s starting to feel like an impossible goal you may need…

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7 Ways Too Much Rain Hurts Your Lawn

Root Problems – Grass needs oxygen to grow, & receiving too much water can produce air gaps in the soil,…

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Lush Lawn Blog: Emerald Ash Borer – What You Need To Know

Emerald Ash Borer (EAB) is an invasive beetle from Asia that arrived in the United States in the early 2000s.…

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Fourth of July Safety Tips!

Independence Day is America’s birthday, and every American, especially every Michigander, celebrates with swimming, barbecues and fireworks. Some families celebrate…

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How Mosquitoes Find You..

Recent research has helped scientists to understand how mosquitoes use their sense of scent, sight and heat to find humans…

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Avoid Summer Lawn Diseases!

  Lawn Disease: What You Need To Know Don’t cut it too short - One common mistake made by both homeowners…

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The Zika Virus & How To Prevent…

The Zika Virus & How To Prevent.. If you’re concerned about the recent outbreak of Zika virus, you’re not alone.…

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Dandelion: The Rise and Fall…

As children in Michigan, we loved to see the dandelions popping up in our community. Picking them up like prized…

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Aeration: Your Lawn’s BFF!

Aeration: Your Lawn’s Best Friend! A healthy lawn is within your reach, but if it’s starting to feel like an impossible…

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The Lush Lawn Mission Statement

THE LUSH LAWN MISSION STATEMENT "To provide the ultimate customer service experience, while maintaining the beauty and wellness of the…

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Is Your Crabgrass Really Crabgrass?

Is Your Crabgrass Really Crabgrass? Here at Lush Lawn, we always welcome questions from our customers. Whether it be the best…

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Lawn Fertilization & the Positive Effects on the Environment

Lawn care fertilization, which involves the use of fertilizers, can have an incredible effect on our surroundings. As owners of…

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Detroit Mower Gang

Hanging out with the Detroit Mower Gang   June 24th, 2015 was a beautiful day, perfect weather for mowing grass.…

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Mosquito and Tick Populations on the Rise

Ticks and Mosquitoes on the Rise in Michigan! The Detroit Free Press recently reported that according to experts at the…

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New Water Maximizer

  With watering costs in Michigan continuing to steadily increase year after year, being able to maintain a well hydrated…

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Organic Mosquito

We are excited to announce our new Organic Mosquito Control program! If you're tired of mosquito bites, or looking for…

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Puppy Dog Contest

Have Lush Lawn Buy You A Puppy! Lush Lawn is very excited about the Puppy dog contest that we currently…

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New Safari Tree Trucks

Hitting the road in 2015   Fresh off the line, check out the brand new Safari Tree Trucks! At Lush…

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2nd Annual Romantic Giveaway Winner

Lush Lawn's 2nd Annual Romantic Giveaway Winner Congratulations to David Haydon, winner of our romantic getaway giveaway. He and his…

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Our newest Arborist – Kevin Martindale!

  Congratulations Safari Tree's newest Arborist, Kevin Martindale!!Kevin Martindale successfully completed his arbor certification test and is now a certified arborist!…

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Romantic Getaway!

We are currently running an awesome giveaway contest! Lush Lawn wants to send you and your loved one on a…

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Winter Salt Damage

  Winter Salt Damage Michigan winters tend to have their fair share of snow and ice. With our recent snowstorm,…

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Holiday Decorating Fun

Holiday Decorating Fun The holiday season is in full swing! Everywhere I look, things are lit up, full of decorations…

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Red Wings Ticket Giveaway

Time for another Lush Lawn Ticket Giveaway! This time Lush Lawn is giving away two tickets to see the Detroit…

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Flint Neighborhoods Improved Through Fertilization

Flint Neighborhoods improved through fertilization Can better maintaining vacant lots in Flint have a positive impact on the community both…

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Career Opportunities at Lush Lawn

Career Opportunities in the lawn care industry    Do you live in South Eastern Michigan? Are you looking for a…

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2014 Grand Blanc Contest Winners

Congratulations to our 2014 Lushest Lawn Contest Winners from the Grand Blanc Branch! Check out the Lush Lawn Facebook page…

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Jen Terrance Branch Manager

Congratulations Jen Terrance!   Brighton, MI - Monday, the 13th of October – Lush Lawn is proud to announce the…

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Congratulations Marshal Harroun!

  Congratulations Marshal! Marshal Harroun has successfully completed two years without one single solitary safety violation. He has exemplified Lush…

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Slit Seeding Service by Lush Lawn

 Introducing... Lush Lawn's Professional Slit Seeding Service!      I'm very excited to formally announce Lush Lawn's brand new professional Slit…

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Chinch Bug Damage Repair

The Summer Enemy... Chinch Bugs When we think of pests eating and killing our lawns, the first thing that comes to…

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The Grass Keeps Growing!

Hello Lushers! It's mid July in Michigan and you've probably noticed the same thing that I've noticed... The grass isn't…

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Brand New Certified Arborist

Erik Is Now a Certified Arborist We are so happy to share with you some great news: our very own…

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Romantic Giveaway for Valentine’s Day

Romantic Giveaway Winner! We would like to say Congratulations to the lucky winner of our Romantic Giveaway. To celebrate Valentine's…

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Happy Holidays from Lush Lawn!

To our customers, their families and everyone of our readers, we hope that your holidays are peaceful and joyful. There…

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Welcome to The Lush Lawn Blog!

We are excited to launch our brand new blog. We will be posting weekly articles on Lush Lawn's passions: Lawn care,…

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