Category Archives: Yard Care

Compost Topdressing

Compost topdressing your lawn or garden is a great natural way to add organic matter and nutrients to your soil. Most new homes have soil that has a very low percentage of organic matter in the soil due to the construction process. Compost topdressing these soils has many advantages as a natural soil amendment and…
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Summer Lawn Tips

Six easy steps to maintain a healthy and green lawn all summer long with minimal cost and water use. • Mow at 4 inches or higher year around. Turfgrass maintained at higher mowing heights has a deeper root system, and the deeper roots will be able to acquire water more easily. • Keep your mower…
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Lawn Irrigation

Proper knowledge of one’s lawn and irrigation system can be used to apply the correct amount of water, which not only keeps lawns healthy, but also saves money and water in the long run. Over-watering of lawns is unnecessary and expensive, plus it leads to unhealthy turf. Yet overwatering is a widespread problem with automatic…
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Soil Testing

Most of my customers judge a healthy lawn by the visual results they see: dark green blades of grass, a lush, thick stand of grass and very few weeds. While this may be a great way to rate the overall quality of what we do with organic fertilizers it is not a good way to…
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