Light up your landscape!

Posted on April 7th, 2017 | Posted in: Landscaping

Our Guide to Outdoor Landscape Lighting As spring fever has sprung – all of us are looking forward to spending more time outdoors . . . on the porch, patio, in the garden, by the pool, etc.  While the sun is the perfect way to light up our days – what can we do to […]

The Weeds Are Coming!

Posted on March 29th, 2017 | Posted in: Landscaping, Lawn Care

How You Can Win the Fight Against Weeds I’ve heard the argument. You’ve heard the argument. Perhaps you have even made the argument, yourself. “I have had my lawn treated for years. Why do I still get weeds? There shouldn’t be any weeds in my lawn anymore.” Wrong. ALL LAWNS HAVE WEEDS. ALL OF THEM. […]

5 Ways to Celebrate National Garden Month

Posted on March 23rd, 2017 | Posted in: Industry News, Lawn Care

When is National Garden Month? National Garden Month begins in April – so it’s a little less than two weeks away! The history of National Garden Month dates back to April 18, 1986, when President Reagan signed a proclamation for National Garden Week. The first National Garden Week took place from April 12 – 18, […]

Landscape Planning: Why March is the Time to Start

Posted on March 16th, 2017 | Posted in: Landscaping, Lawn Care

Wave Goodbye to Winter with A Solid Plan for Spring Many states were hit with mountains of snow this week, and the chilly weather can make it hard to imagine warmer days ahead. Despite the frigid temps and inclement weather, our clocks moving ahead can only mean one thing: it’s time to plan for longer days and warmer […]

Spring Forward with Our Lawn and Landscape Clean Ups!

Posted on March 9th, 2017 | Posted in: Landscaping, Lawn Care

Spring forward with our Lawn and Landscape Clean Ups! The clocks spring forward this weekend.  When Monday morning arrives and we hit the snooze bar because we lost an hour of sleep, we hear the early morning birds singing and drift back to sleep dreaming of spring. Suddenly, we are snapped back to reality when […]

Winter’s Sneaky Lawn Killer

Posted on March 1st, 2017 | Posted in: Lawn Care

Winter’s Sneaky Lawn Killer Most people in this region love the look of a fresh blanket of snow, covering their lawn and neighborhood. We imagine that the phone will ring, and the boss will say, “Looks bad out there. Enjoy a day off.” And then you can spend a day enjoying the quiet that follows […]

Got an Irrigation System?

Posted on February 22nd, 2017 | Posted in: Irrigation, Landscaping, Lawn Care

GOT AN IRRIGATION SYSTEM? What is backflow prevention, and why is it necessary? Defining and Understanding Backflow Backflow occurs when the water pressure that enters your house drops suddenly; a siphon effect is created which can result in contaminated water being drawn back into your clean water supply (an underground water main or a private […]

Don’t Jump the Gun

Posted on February 15th, 2017 | Posted in: Landscaping, Lawn Care

The Relationship Between Soil and the Arrival of Spring Throughout the winter season, strong winds and heavy snow falls can scatter debris all over our lawn and landscape. This can become an enormous eyesore, causing many of us to count down the days until the weather warms enough to get out there and clean the […]

Beat Those Winter Blues: 15 Tips to Plan for Spring

Posted on February 8th, 2017 | Posted in: Landscaping, Lawn Care

“Even winter – the hardest season, the most implacable – dreams, as February creeps on, of the flame that will presently melt it away.  Everything tires with time, and starts to seek some opposition, to save it from itself.” – Clive Barker, The Hellbound Heart, 1986 Last week, good ‘ol Punxsutawney Phil saw his infamous […]

Your Lawn Mower Misses You

Posted on February 3rd, 2017 | Posted in: Lawn Care
red lawn mower mowing grass

During icy Indiana winters and tasked with the challenges we face from snow removal and management , we rarely spend time thinking about that mountain of work that will need to be done to our lawns in the Spring. Instead, we allow ourselves to be overwhelmed with that ever-growing list of tasks, once the weather breaks. […]

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