Our highly skilled lawn & turf experts have shown proven results and years of experience in promoting and maintaining sustainable lawns. Our individually and customized plans will ensure a beautiful lush and green lawn. We offer a wide range of services, including weed control, fertilization, insect disease control, soil amendments, core aeration, over seeding and more. Whether you’re working with a small patch of grass or an expansive backyard landscape, our professionals know just how to keep your lawn looking its best.
Lawn Care Plan
We offer a comprehensive turf care plan that is designed to help keep your lawn looking its best year-round. Our team of experienced turf specialists have the skill and knowledge needed to maintain high-quality lawns, with a customized approach that ensures we meet all of your individual needs and goals. We will first perform a Soil Analysis to obtain existing nutrient levels and pH then customize a Turf Management plan for your property. Proper soil chemistry is the first step in lawn establishment.
Fertilizing your lawn replaces nutrients and minerals necessary for staying healthy and growing strong. Fertilizer enhances root development, prevents weeds and pests, and protects your lawn against harsh environmental conditions. We have many different types of fertilizers available, including organic fertilizers, which will improve your lawns resistance to weeds, pests, and disease. Proper fertilization is an integral part of a comprehensive management plan.
Grubs and other insects such as Chinch bugs can damage your healthy grass and cause major injury leading to a dead lawn. In addition to watering, mowing, and fertilizing, it is also important to proactively address potential threats from these pests. Our lawn and turf care services offer a variety of treatments that can help protect your grass from these unwelcome intruders. These treatments are targeted towards specific types of insects and applied at the proper time. When required, regular insect control is essential for keeping your grass thriving year after year.
At Shades of Green, we make sure to offer comprehensive lawn and turf care services that include disease control. Our experienced team is skilled in the art of diagnosing and treating common turf diseases like Brown Patch, Powdery Mildew, Pythium Blight, Dollar Spot, Red Thread, Pink and Gray Snow Mold and others. We utilize targeted treatments with specialty products that help to eliminate disease before its symptoms appear or lessen their severity. We will have a plan in place to suppress diseases when favorable conditions for disease exist.
Weed Control is an integral step in healthy lawn establishment. Pre-Emergent Applications target weed seed and young seedlings before they establish in your lawn, and is especially important for preventing Crabgrass germination. Post-Emergent Applications target existing weeds which impede in healthy turf establishment. Hard to control weeds such as Clover, Nutsedge, Ground Ivy and other broadleaf weeds will continue to establish if not treated as needed.
Invasive Plant & Weed Removal Services
Invasive plant and noxious weed species are a growing problem for many property owners causing significant damage to their existing landscape.
Recent invasions of non-native plants like Multiflora Rose, Japanese Knotweed, English Ivy, Oriental Bittersweet, along with many others, continue to go unnoticed for a while then ultimately take over your property! Sometimes called alien, exotic, or noxious weeds, – invasive species are non-native plants which occur as trees, shrubs, and vines. Without natural predators, noxious weeds continue to increase across the landscape with ease. With all the proper tools, training, knowledge, and proven success rate regarding eradication, our invasive plant removal service at Shades of Green, Inc. can reclaim your property or wooded areas and restore them back to the beautiful, natural state in which they were intended to be. When it comes to looking for invasive species removal companies, look no further than Shades of Green.
Common Invasive Plant Species In Bucks County
Wineberry, garlic mustard, narrowleaf bittercress, and Japanese honeysuckle are just a few more of the many invasive plant species that can be found in Bucks County, Pennsylvania. These plants are often introduced to new areas by mistake or mismangement, and they can quickly spread and crowd out native plants. Invasive species can cause problems for both the environment and the economy. They can alter ecosystems, reduce crop yields, and spread diseases. In Pennsylvania, wineberry is considered one of the most troublesome invasive species due to its rapid growth and ability to displace native plants. Wineberry is a perennial shrub that can grow up to 10 feet tall. It has glossy red berries and light green leaves. Wineberry can be found in both forested and open areas. It often invades streambanks, field edges, and roadsides. If you suspect that you have found wineberry on your property, it is important to take action to remove it before it spreads. Japanese Knotweed is another rapid spreading weed which typically grows along stream and creek banks invading all properties along the waterway. We have the knowledge and experience to manage and eradicate weeds on your property!