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All of the publicity surrounding Zika has led many to believe this is a new threat. While that is true in the United States, the Zika virus has been known in other parts of the world since its discovery in 1947. It is named after the Zika Forest in Uganda where the first cases were detected – according to information from the CDC.
According to an article from the online publication Horticulture ( hortmag.com), a brown lawn is not necessarily a dead lawn. A large volume of summer sun without water tends to stress out a lawn. When grass goes without an adequate amount of water, it triggers a response to enter into a dormant cycle. It dries out and turns brown as part of the cycle.
With reports of the Zika virus being discovered in a growing number of U.S. states, it is become even more important to understand it and how lawn care and pest control professions can assist in stopping the spread of the disease.
Today, Grasshopper Lawns operates out of a single location in Larksville, PA with just over 20 employees. However, they have the efficiency to serve thousands of customers with reliable, quality lawn care services. How? Through innovation, operational automation, and a love for the business.