How to keep your grass healthy during the hot and humid months

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It’s Summer, and you want to enjoy your yard.  Whether it’s a slip ‘n slide for the kids or a bonfire with some tasty drinks for adults, having a yard with healthy grass can make all of the difference. So, we’d like to give you some tips and tricks to ensure your lawn remains healthy this Summer.  Specifically through its …

5 simple tricks to getting rid of those pesky mosquitoes this Summer

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It’s a nice Summer evening. All you want to do it sit on your patio, enjoying your favorite drink and some peace and quiet. But it’s interrupted by the worlds most annoying buzzing sound (getting closer and closer). As Minnesotan’s this isn’t something new. You’ve likely swatted thousands of mosquitoes over the years. In this blog we’d like to highlight …

Lawn maintenance: do this, not this…

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Spring is a time of growth & renewal. However, it’s also a time where many homeowners kill their grass. This blog post will highlight 2 things you should do to your lawn this Spring and 2 things you shouldn’t. Having a healthy lawn this Summer is completely within your control, just take note of the items below. *Note: if you …

What does your dream yard look like?

Let Your Dream Yard Become a Dream-Come-True Yard

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There is something dreamy about relaxing outdoors on a warm summer evening. Whether you enjoy your coffee in the solitude of the morning sunshine or unwind as the sun sets at the end of your day, your yard can be – and should be – an extension of the living space of your home. The plants in your garden will …

Snow And Your Lawn

Snow And Your Lawn

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Snow is a big part of winter around here. Fortunately, its effect on your lawn is generally benign, but snow can require a little management to make safe. There are a few things you can do to make sure that snow gets along with your lawn this winter. Enjoy The Insulation A nice blanket of snow on your lawn can …

Winter Lawn Preparation

4 Steps to Prepare Your Lawn for Winter

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As fall arrives and you begin looking ahead to the Minnesota winter, have you thought about your lawn? Taking proper care of your lawn during the winter is critical to ensure a beautiful, healthy yard when spring arrives. Here are four important steps to prepare your lawn for winter. Rake When leaves are left on your lawn during the winter, …

How to have a beautiful lawn

5 Mowing Tips for a Beautiful Lawn

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Even though Fall is here, we wanted to remind you of a few tips to mowing – and having – a beautiful lawn. A great-looking lawn adds curb appeal and value to your home. Mowing properly is an important part of keeping your lawn beautiful. Here are five mowing tips to help make your lawn the envy of the neighborhood. …

Minneapolis Thatch Removal

Dethatching: The Basics

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Lawns are the first thing people see when they approach your home and having a lush green one is important for giving a good first impression. To maintain this look you have probably been fertilizing, mowing and watering away, but it might still look a little patchy and dry. It may need a dethatching. What Is Thatch? Thatch is the …

5 Landscaping Myths That Can Harm Your Lawn Care

5 Landscaping Myths That Can Harm Your Lawn Care

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The appearance of your lawn is one of your home’s most important first impressions. From the placement of the trees to the arrangement of the garden, each piece works together to present your overall style as a homeowner. This is why quality landscaping and lawn care are key. Unfortunately, many homeowners believe landscaping myths that can lead to improper lawn …

Minneapolis Fertilizer Specialists

How and Why to Fertilize a Lawn: What You Need to Know

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Having a healthy, vibrant lawn in the summertime is one of the best ways to create an impressive home. After all, your lawn is your green blanket of comfort. It’s where the kids run and play barefooted in the grass, and aesthetically it’s a key indicator of the way that neighbors perceive you and your home. Don’t let the heat …