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.   Purslane sucks away all the soil nutrients that feed your precious turf grass. Fast growth and rapid reproduction are also notable qualities of this weed. Control may be difficult; but knowing the plant better will…

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Many 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.   Though people of Iowa truly enjoy their lawns in either cool season or warm season; it takes a full year’s preparation to develop a natural turf bed. A well-maintained carpet of natural turf grasses adds class and flair to your premises.  However, even the hardiest varieties of turf grass require…

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Oh, happy day. Spring is in full bloom and you are following your lawn care calendar perfectly to be all set for the seasons all year round. The only problem is you know full well that certain surprises may hit you when things are seemingly perfect. There is nothing more annoying than crabgrass creeping up…

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So you think you’re ready for spring. You’ve got your mower tuned up. You’ve raked away the thatch and the residue from winter. You are ready to wait for the green grass to grow. Not so fast, one mistake homeowners often make is to treat their spring lawn like a miracle waiting to happen. Where lawn…

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