Tips to prevent unwanted weeds.

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It’s really the age old question…. “How can I prevent these unwanted weeds?!?” Well, in order to prevent weeds, you must understand a few things (since they come in all shapes and sizes). In this blog post we’ll look into a few different elements that should play a part in your weed prevention strategy. Identify where they are coming from. …

Minneapolis Snow Mold Removal

Snow mold is popping up everywhere in Minnesota

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You may or may not know this but…. SUMMER IS ON IT’S WAY!!!! As the warm weather begins its approach and the snow begins to melt, you may start to see Snow Mold in your yards. In this blog post, we’ll give you some perspectives on what snow mold is, and how you can treat it (to best protect your …

Minneapolis Snow Day Activities

The top 5 snow day activities for your kids.

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It’s no surprise, the snow sometimes affects your plans. At TGC, we’ve seen snow impact the plans of families, sometimes in major ways. One of the most common ways is school being canceled, and although this is typically to the delight of your children, it also may be to the detriment of you (or whomever must now stay home with …

3 remedies to get rid of sidewalk ice.

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It’s officially winter, and as it continues to get colder outside, sidewalk ice will become ever more prevalent. So, how are you going to handle it? To ensure the safety of those walking near your home or business, here are 3 remedies you can use to get rid of sidewalk ice. Be safe. Be ice free. As you think about …

4 Reasons To Pick Up Leaves Before Winter.

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Do you rake the leaves? Should you just leave them? They protect the grass, right? These are the questions that we run into every day, and in this blog, we’re going to explain to you 4 reasons you should pick up leaves before the winter months. We hope this answers the questions you having as you look at the window …

Tips for spring fertilizing.

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Spring Fertilizing Tips Thinking about using a fertilizer program this year? Here are a few tips to get you started this spring.   Know the big three!  We you get your bag of fertilizer home to start your application, you will notice a set of three numbers in bold across the front of the bag.  (ex. 19-0-0)  These numbers represent the …

Interior Painting

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Does your entry way need a freshen up?  Has your daughter out grown her pink walls?  Mark and The Grounds Crew is here to help with your interior painting projects. Whether its one room or your entire house, no project is to large, or to small. How do I get my project started?   Call Mark Busch (952.797.2963) and he …

Painting Projects from a Landscape Company?

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When you think of a landscape company, painting projects are probably not the first thing that crosses your mind. Over the past couple years we have been challenging ourselves through various outlets to become that local business that stands out, or “breaks the mold” “Why can’t we be the last company people call for their outdoor projects?” we asked ourselves. …

Aeration and Overseed

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What is lawn aeration? Aerating is a vital part to your lawn’s growth and fullness.  Aeration is the process of poking holes or “spiking” your turf area, creating plugs of grass, thatch and soil.  After the plug removal, a channel is left exposing your root system to the elements needed for strong growth.  A late season application allows your lawn …