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Spring Maintenance Tip-Avoid Aggressive Cultivation

Avoid Aggressive Cultivation Until Mid-April. The warm weather has many of us excited to start improving on our home landscapes. Many tasks and projects can be completed this time of year. However, be careful with aggressive lawn cultivation such as dethatching and aerating. While the soils are warming, the plants are still dehydrated and fragile.…
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Have a green healthy lawn while still conserving water

Bill Kreuser, UNL Turfgrass Extention Most homeowners want a nice green lawn. A lush healthy lawn displays obvious pride in ownership. Keeping a lawn green and healthy can be easier said than done. That’s especially true in Nebraska where weather extremes are the norm. During the summer of 2012, many lawns went dormant and some…
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Summer Lawn Maintenance Tips

Set your mower as high as feasible. Mowing at 3.5” or higher is the best way to maintain a healthy lawn. On a concrete surface, measure from the concrete to the actual blade tip (not the housing). Or simply use the highest setting for most mowers. You cannot mow too often. You should mow often…
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