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DIY Home Decor Hazards Most Americans Don’t Consider During the Holiday Season

Christmas Decor professional holiday and event decorating company offers safety tips for DIY home decor enthusiasts. 

According to the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC), DIY home decor and holiday decorating activities resulted in an average of about 240 injuries per day during the holiday season of November and December, 2017.* 

Statistics like these contribute to the growing popularity of professional event and holiday decorating companies like Christmas Decor.

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How Different Turf Pests Make Lawn Care in Iowa Difficult

Some turf pests are easy to control, while others make even basic lawn care in Iowa very difficult.  

There are several domestic and invasive species which will attack your turf grass. 

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Lawn Care in Iowa Using EPA Certified Chemical Lawncare Products

chemical free lawn care

If you hire professionals for your lawn care in Iowa, you can expect beautiful gardens and plush turf grasses. However, we don’t always think of the deeper consequences of simple activities like weed control or pest control.

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Purslane Control by Professional Landscaping Companies in Des Moines

Purslane control is so difficult because it grows anywhere

Effective Purslane control is an extremely difficult task, even for the best landscaping companies in Des Moines. Even folks who are expert lawncare professionals have a tough time with this plant

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Why Turf Grasses Wait for the Ideal Temperature to Germinate

Turf grasses do great in warm and cool seasonsMany residential and commercial properties these days do use artificial turf instead of natural turf grasses. But plastic is not even close to the real thing. 

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5 important features of proper lawn care in Iowa during the Fall season

Autumn is the best lawn care seasonIowa sits in one of the most extreme climatic zones in the US. This makes lawn care a bit complicated.

Winters are extremely dry and cold, including heavy snowfall.

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These dreaded dandelions are not as welcome as the flowers in your spring garden for good reasons you must know.

Dandelions: friend or foe? They show up along with your spring flowers, but believe me, you don’t really want them there.

The spring rain in April and May bring the best blooms to your lawn, but not all that look like flowers are welcome.

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What can make your summer lawn look close to your spring lawn? Survive summer with the basic must-do’s of lawn care

Properly handling your summer lawn is key in keeping your lawn evenly healthy

Summer in Iowa does not officially begin until June. However, the end of May marks the unofficial start of summer. Along with this comes the need for consistent summer lawn care.

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Do you have unanswered questions about the brown patches on your lawn or the spots on the grass blades? Get those questions answered by Iowa’s experts in lawn care

Common Lawn Diseases and how to treat them

Spring is the season for your yard to be in full bloom. No other season comes close to the vibrancy of spring.

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Moss. They may look nice and sometimes even clean, but they are as bad as the weeds that rob your grass of their much needed nourishment

Get Moss Free Lawn: Know how lawn moss treatment can be done effectively

The Green That’s Not Good

Not everything that’s green is good. Sure, green is the color of spring, but is the green in your lawn exactly what you think it is?

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