Dandelion – the ubiquitous weed – is a flowering plant belonging to the Asteraceae family. There are several fun and interesting dandelion facts that shed light on different aspects of this plant.    Taraxacum officinale, dandelion’s botanical name, has been derived from some Greek words referring to the medicinal characteristics of this species. ‘Dandelion’, their common name, has been…

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A lush green lawn makes any home look and feel beautiful! If you’re planning to enhance your landscaping, you might be thinking whether to get professional lawn service or go for DIY lawn care. If you opt for the do–it–yourself way, this post can offer you some effective tips to approach it.  Maintaining and taking care of your…

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Spring time is the best time for lime Supplementing your lawn with lime can be as imperative as mowing it in numerous parts of the country. Soil nutrients, even with added fertilizers, may be inadequate for lawn grasses without lime in some cases. Thus, you can support your lawn attain its full potential by knowing…

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Overseeding: Yay or nay? Your grass can tell you best So spring is right at your doorstep. You most certainly do not want a balding lawn with those unwanted bare spots. It only makes sense to put all your effort on greening your lawn by overseeding, right? Well, not so fast. Let us take a…

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Welcome this spring with early lawn care tips Having the winter freeze stay a little longer sure makes you miss stepping out to a pretty damp spring. Oh, how you wish to trade off the snow that refuses to leave with nice, fresh daffodils and your lush, green carpet. While you wait for the snow…

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Kick off spring preparations with lawn service tips Don’t the remnants of the cold winter just make you look forward to that sensation of stepping barefoot on a lush, freshly-mowed lawn? Well, say hello to spring soon! As the cold season draws to a complete close, a busier lawn care schedule is coming up. Have…

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Give crabgrass zero chance to settle in your lawn Crabgrass is one of the most common weeds you can find in Iowa lawns. It is no wonder almost every home owner in Iowa is very keen on crabgrass prevention. Every body must be ready before the early days of spring roll into place. As it…

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Look forward to a great spring lawn by reviving your grass with our lawn repair tips Lawn repair may just be the least of your concerns as snow fades away and the remnants of the holidays are slowly trickling out of your busy holiday calendar. You’ve just bid the last of the relatives farewell. You’re…

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Winter lawn care gives you little to do but more to look forward to Oh, winter lawn care seems secondary in the holidays. What with all the snow and ice and your lawn needing less attention than it usually does. It seems to make sense to leave things be and let winter pass. In most…

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