If you’re troubled by unwanted lawn weeds, fall is the ideal time to treat them. Whether your lawn has warm or cool-season grass, lawn weed control measures during the cooler days of autumn can pave the way for a lush and healthy lawn in spring. Applying herbicides in the late season strikes weeds when they…

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It’s September – the ideal month to provide your lawn with some pre-winter care! In September, the weather is warmer than the cool days of fall, the seeding weeds are much less, and there’s usually a decent amount of rainfall, making the time apt for fall lawn care activities. Proper lawn care during this month…

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  If you’ve noticed dead patches of grass in your lawns during late summer, you’re most likely facing grub infestation. The larvae of chafers, Japanese and June beetles are commonly called grubs. These C-shaped creatures thrive on organic matter like grassroots and damage your well-curated lawns. Our lawn care experts at Spencer offer some useful…

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The warm days of spring and summer are great for entertaining on your lush green lawn. However, the elevated temperatures can also increase the chance of pest infestations in your outdoors. To keep your outdoors safe for you, your family, and your pets in summer, you need to ensure proper lawn pest control. Knowledge of…

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Summer is often a demanding time for most homeowners with tall fescue lawns. During the scorching summer months, it’s a challenge to minimize the propensity to infection and heat stress on a tall fescue lawn. Tall fescue, a cool-season grass, grows best during the cooler days of fall and spring. This grass type offers higher…

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It’s only July and too early for Santa to visit town. But, it’s definitely not too early to think about permanent holiday lighting. Before you know it, July will turn into December and you will be looking at your neighbor’s home thinking ‘those are really cool Christmas lights’! Get set up for an early installation…

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A lush green lawn increases your home’s curb appeal immensely and makes a wonderful place to relax or play. So, don’t let the hot summer months dull your lawn and make it anything less than green and vibrant! To ensure that your lawn thrives all summer, you’ll need to give it some summer lawn care,…

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A lush green lawn dramatically transforms your home. Besides serving as an ideal space for outdoor entertainment and recreation, lawns generate oxygen while absorbing carbon dioxide and keeps the temperature cooler in hot summers. However, maintaining conventional lawns is a costly affair. Synthetic lawn fertilizers, herbicides, and pesticides are indeed more expensive than their natural…

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It’s true that the warm summer sun brings new ideas for summer gardening, but you need to be careful about the season’s brutal sun rays. Good preparation is required for your garden and lawn to survive the effects of a hot Iowa summer. Follow these tips for building a green garden and lawn in the…

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We all love to light up our homes during holidays and festivities, but putting up the holiday lights and taking them back down, bring their own set of hassles. If your busy schedule doesn’t allow you to do the job yourself, every year you’ll need to spend hefty amounts for the installation and removal of…

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