March 24, 2021
Gutters play such a vital role in protecting our homes, but we often take them for granted - even forgetting to clean them. Since spring is gutter-cleaning season, learn about the crucial part they play in keeping our homes safe!
February 15, 2021
Brown patch is a fungal disease that is caused when your grass is wet for extended periods of time. It can be a devasting disease to your lawn if it isn't controlled in time. Keep reading to find out more about this common lawn disease.
December 21, 2020
In order to keep your lawn equipment functioning properly you need to run a maintenance check at the end of each season. Performing routine maintenance ensures your lawnmower and other equipment work their best and last longer. For lawn care, equipment tune-ups call the pros at Colonial Lawn and Garden.
November 23, 2020
Forget the plastic pine - make Christmas magical! Learn how to pick out the perfect fresh cut or live Christmas tree and how to care for it, so it lasts all season long.
October 19, 2020
Fall in Washington is the perfect time for bird watching. Birds are passing through as they migrate south. Follow these tips to attract birds to your backyard.
September 28, 2020
After a summer full of activities, you yard may need aeration and overseeding. Learn how to tell, what both entails and call Colonial Lawn and Garden.
August 24, 2020
A problem all Washington gardeners face is irrigation. Read on for do-it-yourself methods to creating your own irrigation system. When you are ready for a professionally installed system, contact Colonial Lawn and Garden.
June 22, 2020
Here in Washington, there is plenty to do outside in the summer. Unfortunately, our dense forests and wet climate have made our state a hotbed for mosquitoes and the diseases they carry. So before you head out to enjoy that backyard barbecue or camping trip in the woods, be sure you are protected from these annoying insects.
May 18, 2020
Of all the pests that can affect Washington trees, there is none more strange or unique than scale insects. Scale insects do not resemble insects in the traditional sense, which makes them extremely difficult to spot unless you know exactly what you are looking for.
April 24, 2020
This is a critical time for our trees. As they wake up, the trees are vulnerable to a number of threats. That’s why it’s crucial to properly maintain and care for the trees and shrubs on your property. Giving the tree a healthy spring is the best way to ensure a strong and healthy year. Here are the three best tips for spring tree care in Washington.
March 30, 2020
Spring here in Washington is just around the corner and that means it’s time to prepare to start-up your sprinkler system. Irrigation is one of the most important elements of an effective and efficient lawn care program. Because of this, it’s important to treat your irrigation system with care, ensuring it’s working properly for years to come. Here are a few tips on spring sprinkler system start-up to help you safely start up your sprinklers and start watering your Washington lawn.
February 17, 2020
When the warmer temperatures of spring return, it’s not uncommon to find gray or pink web-like fungal growths on your lawn. Snow mold is a big problem for Washington lawns in the spring, causing a decline in health for your grass and even plant death. Winter kill, caused by snow mold, can set your lawn up for an unhealthy year of constant struggle. Here are a few tips on snow mold identification, treatment, and prevention here in Washington.