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 lawn…

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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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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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There has been so much talk about spring and getting your grass to grow. Then there’s soil aeration, application of herbicides, and maintenance with fertilizers. Whoa! That is just a lot for the start of one season. Although these inevitably call for so much time and attention, there is something else equally essential. Keep in…

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A barefoot-worthy yard does not just happen. As the winter season moves out to make way for spring, so should your calendar make room for your lawn care schedule before spring hits. With the change of the season comes the change of scenes from snow-capped rooftops and Christmas lights to that warm, moist, grassy growth…

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Identifying Crabgrass Crabgrass is one of the most prevalent grassy weeds in Midwest lawns. Crabgrass thrives in full sunlight and high temperatures and can easily out compete common, cool-season, desirable lawn grasses. Crabgrass is a summer annual that has a life of less than a year. It germinates in the spring, grows through the summer…

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