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Dandelion Facts: 11 Interesting Things About Dandelions

dandelion facts that you must know

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.  

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4 Effective Tips for Crabgrass Prevention in Your Lawn

Crabgrass prevention for your lawn

Crabgrass can not only decrease the appeal of a lawn but also make the soil beneath weaker. This blue-greenish, low growing lawn weed grows in the spring when the soil is warm, with the temperature of the soil falling between 55 and 60 degrees.

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Top Tips for Weed Control Without Harming Pets, Grass and Plants

Weed Control for lawns

There are many weed control products out there designed to keep your lawn weed-free. However, not all of them are safe to be used around dogs, cats, and other typical backyard wildlife.

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Weed control is a year-round battle to win

Weed control is a year-round battle to win

Don’t let weeds take over as snow and ice leave your lawn

Weed control is absolutely an all-year round job for lawn owners.

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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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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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Fall is the best time for weed control

white-clover

Fall is the best time of the year to control perennial Broadleaf weeds, according to Kevin Johnson, President of All American Turf Beauty, Inc.

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How can I control Crabgrass in my lawn?

Lawn Crabgrass Control

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.

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