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Sod vs. Hydroseed vs. Grass Seed

Sod vs. Hydroseed vs. Grass Seed

As the last of the snow melts away and your grass enters the growing season, you may discover bald or dead patches that didn’t make it through the winter. You have a few options for achieving a greener, fuller lawn, but what’s ultimately right for you will depend on...

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When to Start Mowing in the Spring

When to Start Mowing in the Spring

Spring has finally sprung, and it’s only a matter of time before the warmer weather kickstarts your lawn’s new growth and the season of yard work arrives. The first mow of the year is important to setting your lawn up for a healthy growing season over the late spring...

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The Guide to Dethatching

The Guide to Dethatching

Thatch is the layer of plant matter—living and dead grass, leaves, and small twigs—that gathers at the base of your lawn. While a small layer of thatch can be beneficial to your turf’s health, when the plant matter builds up faster than your lawn can break it down, it...

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Spring Cleaning Your Commercial Parking Lot

Spring Cleaning Your Commercial Parking Lot

Spring is on the way, which means it’s almost time to see all the damage winter has done to your commercial parking lot. It’s the time of the year to reduce clutter and mess—why should your parking lot be excluded from your spring-cleaning routine? A clean,...

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Getting Started with Landscape Lighting

Getting Started with Landscape Lighting

When you’re proud of your home’s landscaping, you want to show it off whenever you can. There’s no better way to ensure passersby can admire your healthy hedges and pruned peonies all day long than with landscape lighting. Landscape lighting is a fantastic way to...

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Cleaning and Sanitizing Your Pruning Tools

Cleaning and Sanitizing Your Pruning Tools

Whether you’re using a pole saw or hedge shears, cleaning and sterilizing your tools are necessary parts of springtime pruning. Buildup of plant matter can gum up the cutting mechanism, reducing the tool’s effectiveness, and wet dirt, tree sap, and other sources of...

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Landscaping Trends of 2021

Landscaping Trends of 2021

With much of the past year spent in isolation, more and more people are turning their attention to projects close to home. 2020 was a huge year for gardeners, both experienced and those new to the hobby, to make long-desired changes to their landscape or finally start...

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Choosing the Right Pruning Tool

Choosing the Right Pruning Tool

If you’ve read last month’s post on tree and shrub pruning, you know late winter and early spring are great times to prune. With the plants dormant and the temperature low, your trees and shrubs can heal from the prune without being exposed to diseases, pests, or...

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Winter Tree and Shrub Pruning

Winter Tree and Shrub Pruning

While most people tend to think of lawn care as something that stops after snow falls, winter is the perfect time to trim trees and shrubs. Deciduous trees go dormant in the winter, meaning a cold-weather prune can avoid many of the problems associated with warmer...

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Common Lawn Diseases and How to Treat Them

Common Lawn Diseases and How to Treat Them

With new heat, lingering moisture, and rapid growth, spring is the perfect time for disease to fester on your lawn. Winter is, unfortunately, far from over, but familiarizing yourself with common Minnesotan lawn diseases means spotting them come spring will be that...

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