Grub Control - Inexpensive Insurance to Prevent Grub Damage

Grub Control - Inexpensive Insurance to Prevent Grub Damage

Posted on: May 17, 2024

Your best approach in winning the battle against grubs is keeping your lawn healthy. Being proactive by discouraging beetles to lay eggs in your lawn will be very beneficial to you and your property. Grub destroyed patches of grass will die and can be rolled back like a piece of carpet because the root system has been eaten.

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Red Thread Lawn Disease in Pennsylvania

Red Thread Lawn Disease in Pennsylvania

Posted on: April 23, 2024

Red Thread is a lawn disease caused by a fungus and tends to appear mostly in the spring and early summer. When there are extended periods of rainy, humid, wet conditions with temperatures around 65° to 75°F, red thread can develop. Although red thread can look troubling, it is mostly a cosmetic problem.

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Suggested Mowing Height for Healthy Lawns

Suggested Mowing Height for Healthy Lawns

Posted on: April 12, 2024

Mowing your grass at the proper height with sharp blades will help your lawn stay healthy and have a great appearance. To promote a thicker lawn with better weed suppression support, cut your grass at a higher height.

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Get Rid Of Nuisance Weeds and Plants with Weed Control Services

Get Rid Of Nuisance Weeds and Plants with Weed Control Services

Posted on: April 9, 2024

Weeds come in various types such as: dandelions, clovers, thistles, broad leafs, crabgrass, nutsedge and violets. Weeds can interfere and compete with productive, healthy grass and cause an unsightly appearance – and in some cases destructive damage.

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Soil Testing - Get a Healthy Lawn From the Ground Up

Soil Testing - Get a Healthy Lawn From the Ground Up

Posted on: March 29, 2024

Your soil needs to be able to provide nutrients to your lawn and plants. Having the right balance in your soil’s pH (level of acidity) will allow your grass and plants to flourish. Getting a soil test will offer valuable information on how to enhance your lawn, plants, and garden. (These tests can be performed on lawns, gardens, and farms.)

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Showcase Lawn Works Team

Showcase Lawn Works Team

Posted on: March 14, 2024

Get to know our Lawn Care and Tree and Shrub Technicians. Showcase Lawn Works team members are experienced and certified in the latest products and treatments for your lawn, trees and shrubs. Making Your Property a Showcase is our focus and priority.

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Fall Trimming and Yard Cleanup

Fall Trimming and Yard Cleanup

Posted on: October 24, 2023

Fall Trimming and Fall Yard Cleanup make a big difference when preparing your property for the winter. A good fall cleanup is beneficial for a more productive growing season next year as well as a healthier, green lawn. Request a free quote today.

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What Is Destroying the Lancaster Area's Ash Trees?

What Is Destroying the Lancaster Area's Ash Trees?

Posted on: February 7, 2022

The trees on your Lancaster area property are a vital component of your landscape but like grass, they too can suffer from various diseases and attacks by pesky insects. The Emerald Ash Borer beetle is an invasive insect destroying the Pennsylvania Ash Tree at an alarming rate. Learn more about this destructive creature, the damage it causes, and how an effective tree and shrub care program can help prevent it from destroying your beloved ash trees.

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Bring Nature Inside Your PA Home With Winter Bird Watching

Bring Nature Inside Your PA Home With Winter Bird Watching

Posted on: January 17, 2022

Winter in Eastern PA can be a real doozy. Cold temperatures and short days make it feel like spring is far off. The last thing on your mind is lawn care or spending time with nature. But as we wait for the ice to thaw, we can enjoy the sights and sounds of nature in the comforts of our own home. In Pennsylvania, there are approximately 35 species that can be observed throughout winter. Here is a list of tips on attracting these feathered friends and keeping them coming back for more.

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Winter Burn: How To Identify, Prevent, and Treat It

Winter Burn: How To Identify, Prevent, and Treat It

Posted on: December 13, 2021

Winter burn is a common issue that can affect various evergreen trees and shrubs in Eastern Pennsylvania. If you have pine, spruce trees, or plants like rhododendrons, holly bushes, or junipers, you should be aware of this problem, how to identify it, prevent it, and how winter burns can be treated. Winter burn can lead to serious injury or even death of the plant. To make sure this issue doesn’t cause long-term damage to your plants, call the professionals at Showcase Lawn Works.

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Why You Should Hire A Professional for Snow Removal

Why You Should Hire A Professional for Snow Removal

Posted on: November 15, 2021

Even though fall is just getting started, it’s almost that time of year again in Pennsylvania to break out the snow shovels, snowblower, cold-weather gear, and ice melt. You might think hiring a professional for this everyday chore is a waste of money, but it could actually save your life or the life of your loved ones. Here are just a few of the reasons you should hire the snow removal experts at Showcase Lawn Works for all your snow removal needs.

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Is Aeration and Overseeding Right for Your Eastern PA Lawn?

Is Aeration and Overseeding Right for Your Eastern PA Lawn?

Posted on: October 18, 2021

Here in South Eastern PA, summer can be rough on our landscapes. Fluctuating temperatures, unpredictable weather patterns, lawn equipment, and excessive foot traffic take a toll on our grass. Often, these stressors compact our soil and produce excessive thatch. Fortunately, a process called lawn aeration can help revitalize your lawn. Read on and learn everything there is to know about compacted soil, aeration, and a process called overseeding that can also increase the health of your turf.

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Five Ideas to Extend Your PA Gardening Season Well Into the Fall

Five Ideas to Extend Your PA Gardening Season Well Into the Fall

Posted on: September 14, 2021

Avid gardeners know when fall comes around in Lancaster, PA, there is still plenty of time to include gardening in your landscape design. This includes flowers, trees, cool-season grasses, and cool-season vegetables. So, what are the best type of plants to seed this time of year? Showcase Lawn Works has the answers. Read on for five ideas for continuing your gardening season well into the fall.

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Top Five Landscaping Trends in South Central PA for 2021

Top Five Landscaping Trends in South Central PA for 2021

Posted on: August 23, 2021

2020 was a huge year for the landscaping industry. Many of us started new hobbies such as crafting and gardening while others of us created staycations in our own backyards. Many of these trends continue to exist through 2021 bringing the outdoors inside and the inside to the outdoors. Here is a list of this year’s five hottest landscaping trends to get you motivated and started on your own property.

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Create a Privacy Wall Around Your PA Lawn With 1 of These 5 Evergreens

Create a Privacy Wall Around Your PA Lawn With 1 of These 5 Evergreens

Posted on: July 19, 2021

Looking for a low-cost, easy way to install a privacy wall? Why not try planting a row of evergreens. Showcase Lawn Works has listed the five most common evergreens used for privacy walls here in Eastern PA.

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Liven Up Your PA Landscape With the Added Protection of Mulch

Liven Up Your PA Landscape With the Added Protection of Mulch

Posted on: June 23, 2021

Looking for an easy way to liven up your landscape this summer? Add a few layers of mulch! Mulch is a quick and easy way to brighten up any landscape. It offers a multitude of benefits for both your plants and gardens. Learn what these advantages are, and then call the professionals at Showcase Lawn Works for mulching and all your landscaping needs.

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You Can Help Prevent Crabgrass With a Healthy Lawn

You Can Help Prevent Crabgrass With a Healthy Lawn

Posted on: May 27, 2021

Weeds! Every home or business owner’s worst nightmare! Like a red spot on a white carpet, they stand out, screaming to us. They stick out like a sore thumb and make us cringe every time they poke their ugly heads into our plush green lawn. Here in Pennsylvania, with our cold winters and hot, humid […]

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Prepare Your PA Lawn for Spring With a Lawn Care Program

Prepare Your PA Lawn for Spring With a Lawn Care Program

Posted on: April 26, 2021

The weather is starting to get a bit warmer, trees have begun budding, kids are playing more outside, and migrating birds have become flying in from the south. This means it is the perfect time to start thinking about lawn care. At Showcase Lawn Works, we offer a variety of services that can help you […]

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Set Your Lawn Up For Success This Spring

Set Your Lawn Up For Success This Spring

Posted on: March 22, 2021

Get your yard primed and ready for spring! From soil testing to aeration, there are several key things you can do to set your yard up for success this year.

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Don't Allow These Pests to Destroy Your Precious Trees

Don't Allow These Pests to Destroy Your Precious Trees

Posted on: February 22, 2021

Here in PA, trees are a part of our everyday lives. But like our lawns, some insects that can damage and destroy them. A few of them include emerald ash borer, the gypsy moth, and the walnut twig beetle. Learn about these pesky bugs and how to prevent them from damaging your lawn statues.

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Are Fleas Still Active During The Winter?

Are Fleas Still Active During The Winter?

Posted on: January 18, 2021

Contrary to popular belief, fleas are still a problem in the winter. This is because they burr into the fur of your beloved pet and make their way into your warm, cozy home. They quickly multiply, causing a flea infestation. Here are tips on preventing this and how you can get help from the professionals at Show Case Lawn Works with their barrier pest control service.

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Give Someone You Love the Gift of a Green, A Healthy Lawn

Give Someone You Love the Gift of a Green, A Healthy Lawn

Posted on: December 21, 2020

Looking for a unique holiday gift? Give someone the gift of lawn care. The gift of a comprehensive lawn care program from Showcase Lawn Works will provide your recipient with a healthy, beautiful lawn year-round, saving them time and energy.

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Benefits Of Soil Testing For Lawns And Gardens

Benefits Of Soil Testing For Lawns And Gardens

Posted on: November 23, 2020

It’s November already, that means mild temperatures have settled in and our landscapes are in full autumn mode. If you’re a homeowner, fall means a lot of work. Follow the fall maintenance tips below so your yard will look great next spring.

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Fall Pest Prevention For Pennsylvania Homes

Fall Pest Prevention For Pennsylvania Homes

Posted on: October 19, 2020

Pennsylvania pests are on the move this fall, and your house could be where they end up. Make sure your home is protected this fall by inspecting your windows, doors, and screens. The only sure way to make sure you and your family are protected from fall pests is by calling the pest control specialists at Showcase Lawn Works.

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Fall Lawn Care Tips for Your Pennsylvania Lawn

Fall Lawn Care Tips for Your Pennsylvania Lawn

Posted on: September 28, 2020

Prepare your Pennsylvania lawn for the upcoming winter with these helpful lawn care tips, or contact Showcase Lawn Works, who will help you with all your lawn care needs including mulching, pruning, mowing, and aeration.

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Grubs; These Tiny Lawn Destroyers Pack a Massive Punch!

Grubs; These Tiny Lawn Destroyers Pack a Massive Punch!

Posted on: August 24, 2020

Pennsylvania lawns are under attack by the larvae of a tiny beetle called grubs. These grass root destroying creatures wreak havoc on your lawn. Learn the symptoms and how to prevent them from an infestation.

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The Best Maple Trees to Plant in Pennsylvania

The Best Maple Trees to Plant in Pennsylvania

Posted on: July 27, 2020

The first image that comes to people’s minds when they think of maple trees is delicious, dripping, maple syrup. Here in Pennsylvania, we have a variety of different maple trees that make up our rich and diverse forests. Maples are a favorite among homeowners because of their rapid growth, beautiful shapes, and of course for […]

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Beware The Spotted Lanternfly

Beware The Spotted Lanternfly

Posted on: May 21, 2020

As we take steps to prepare our yard for spring and protect our plants from pests and disease, we should all be considerate of the fact that there is a new threat out there. This new threat comes from an insect called the spotted lanternfly. The spotted lanternfly was first discovered in the U.S. in […]

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Proper Mowing and Maintenance for Pennsylvania Lawns This Spring

Proper Mowing and Maintenance for Pennsylvania Lawns This Spring

Posted on: April 27, 2020

During the spring, it’s necessary to provide your lawn with proper care and maintenance. This ensures that the grass and greenery continue to grow and stay healthy throughout the growing season. By following proper mowing techniques and best practices for lawn maintenance, you give the lawn a sturdy foundation from which to grow. Here are […]

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Spring Lawn Care in Pennsylvania: The First Step to a Healthy Lawn

Spring Lawn Care in Pennsylvania: The First Step to a Healthy Lawn

Posted on: March 30, 2020

With spring upon us, we can use this time as a brand new slate for your lawn care. Spring lawn care is the first step to a healthy lawn this year. With proper timing and the right strategy, you can give your lawn the best opportunity to thrive. Here are a few things to add to your spring lawn care list.

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