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March 14, 2022
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What is a Gypsum Treatment and How to Tell If Your Lawn Needs One

What is a gypsum treatment? Most of us have never heard of it. In this article you will learn everything there is to know about gypsum when to use it, how it's different than a lime treatment and how to tell if your West Chester lawn should have one added to your lawn care service.
February 7, 2022
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How Acidic Soil Impacts Your Turfgrass And What To Do About It

When soil is too acidic, it impacts your turfgrass's health, making it difficult for your lawn to absorb the nutrients it needs to grow and ward off pests. Learn the signs of an overly acidic lawn and what you can do to restore the balance.
January 10, 2022
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Help Your Lawn Turn Over A New Leaf With Spring Aeration

Spring will be here before we know it. If you want your lawn to bounce back faster this year, consider a spring aeration and overseeding treatment. In addition to lawn fertilization, this treatment will give your turfgrass the helping hand it needs as the growing season kicks off.
December 13, 2021
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How To Choose Ice Melters For Your Driveway This Winter

Delaware Valley Turf provides a selection of high-quality ice melts to keep your driveway, porch, and sidewalk clear of ice for a safe winter. Discover which type of road salt is the best for your situation.
November 17, 2021
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How To Get Your Athletic Field Prepared For Winter

Managing an athletic field is a crucial part of the game. When fields are well-cared for, they keep players safe and healthy and help - not hinder - the flow of the game. Here's what you need to do to get your athletic field ready for winter.
October 18, 2021
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One Of These Diseases Could Be Carried By Bugs In Your Backyard

Fleas and ticks could be in your backyard right now - and it only takes one bite to be exposed to any of these horrible diseases. Learn how to recognize the symptoms and protect your family with a professional pest control application.
September 14, 2021
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Prepare Your PA Lawn for Winter With These Fall Lawn Care Tips

September means fall is around the corner and while it may not seem like it, preparing your lawn for the cooler temperatures now can help save you time and money this spring. Your friends at Delaware Valley Turf have prepared a list of fall lawn care tips to help set your lawn up for success just in time for creating snow angels.
August 16, 2021
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Dive Into the Captivating World of the Ant

When you look at a pile of ants circling a hole in your eastern PA backyard or engrossed in a crumb that fell on the floor, the last thing that comes to mind is how fascinating these creatures are. However, ants are extremely captivating insects. And while no one wants them in their house, knowing how they live and what makes them unique helps us better understand which perimeter pest control works best. Read on and discover the inside world of the fascinating ant.
July 19, 2021

Five Common Weeds Taking Over Your PA Lawn This Summer

There is nothing more aggravating than a beautiful lush green lawn with ugly weeds poking through. An eyesore, at the least, they are thieves, stealing vital […]
June 22, 2021
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Stop Lawn Surface Bugs From Turning Your PA Lawn Into a Nightmare

Here in Eastern PA, lawn surface insects such grubs, chinch bugs, and sod webworms can turn even the healthiest lawn into a backyard nightmare. In this article, we discuss a few of the most common surface insects that are looking to destroy your beautiful lawn, and how to prevent and control them. Delaware Valley Turf offers grub and pest control, mosquito, flea and tick control, and much more!
May 28, 2021

Why Mowing is the Most Essential Part of Athletic Field Maintenance

Many aspects that go into great lawn care, especially for athletic fields, but the most important is proper mowing. Delaware Turf specializes in the care and maintenance of athletic fields in the West Chester, Delaware County, and Main Line areas and has compiled a list of information regarding mowing, its benefits, and the best practices for utilizing it.  
April 26, 2021

How to Attract Essential Pollinators to Your Backyard

Having a yard filled with trees and a colorful garden is not only visually appealing. It also benefits our ecosystem by providing food for essential pollinators. Delaware Valley Turf knows lawn care. To help you attract pollinators such as bees, butterflies, and hummingbirds to your Pennsylvania backyard, we've provided you with these handy tips.
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