How to have a beautiful lawn

5 Mowing Tips for a Beautiful Lawn

stephentisch Blog

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 …

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.

stephentisch Blog

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 …