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What’s Actually In A Lawn Fertilizer?

Fertilizers provide essential nutrients and chemicals that help grass stay healthy and look great. But what exactly is in a fertilizer? In this article, we will explore the most important ingredients in lawn fertilizers so you know exactly what you are feeding your turf!

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What Is White Clover

White clover is a common lawn weed in Illinois and many other parts of the world. It can be identified by its three leaves and white flowers, which is why it is often referred to as “white clover.” While this plant may look harmless, it can actually have serious consequences if not properly managed or treated in your lawn. This post will help you learn all you need to know about this pesky lawn weed so that you can keep your lawn lush and healthy!

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Identifying & Treating Lawn Rust

Have you noticed orange spots or patches on your lawn? If so, then your lawn may have a case of rust! Rust is a common fungal lawn disease in Illinois caused by fungi in the Puccinia genus. It’s important to be able to recognize rust, understand what causes it, and know how to control it if you want to keep your grass healthy. Elite Lawn Care is here to inform homeowners all about this disease in order to do what we do best—keep your lawn healthy and looking great!

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Identifying & Treating Leaf Spot

Leaf spot is a very common lawn disease that every lawn care enthusiast will encounter at some point in their life. The good news is that this particular disease is easy to identify and treat if you know what to look for! Let’s take a look at what exactly leaf spot is and what you can do about it in your lawn!

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Identifying & Treating Snow Mold

Homeowners in Illinois know all about the harsh weather conditions winter can bring. Lawn care becomes more difficult when temperatures drop in fall, and the same is true in early spring. One of the biggest problems we face in our area is snow mold.

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