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Aeration

In Article, Yard Care by Mike Comstock

Annual Lawn Aeration Homeowners often overlook problems associated with soil compaction. Insects, diseases, improper watering and a lack of fertilizer are often blamed for a lawns decline when the real …

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Compost Topdressing

In Article, Yard Care by Mike Comstock

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 …

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Summer Lawn Tips

In Yard Care by Mike Comstock

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 …

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Lawn Irrigation

In Events, Yard Care by Mike Comstock

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 …

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Soil Testing

In Yard Care by rkassebaum

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 …

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Flame Weeding

In Yard Care by rkassebaum

Flame weeding seen as alternative to herbicide control Stevan Knezevic, University of Nebraska-Lincoln professor of agronomy and horticulture, weed science, has been working with U.S. propane officials to develop flaming …