Archive for May, 2010

DANDELIONS

Tuesday, May 25th, 2010

One of the most easily identified and most prolific lawn weeds, the Dandelion (Taraxacum officinale), can be seen in nearly every lawn.  The mature plant has bright yellow flowers and wide, deeply toothed leaves. What can’t be seen are very deep roots below the soil surface.  The size and depth of the root (known as [...]

SCOTT J. HALL

Friday, May 7th, 2010

In 1979, during his senior year at Western Kentucky University, Scott purchased a tiny lawn care company in his hometown of Poolesville, Maryland. He flew home each weekend to take care of his customers and then boarded a plane back to school to complete his final semester. The company consisted of a pickup truck, a [...]