Lawn Care with Dogs: What to Know

There might only be a single-letter difference between pets and pests, but you probably think of each quite differently. Unfortunately, if you have a dog, he or she can damage the grass as extensively as insects or rodents. Dog lovers shouldn’t have to choose between their lawn and their furry companions, and with the right […]

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Garage Organization Ideas for Lawn Care Tools

  As the weather gets colder, we begin to shift our attention away from the lawn and towards our home interiors. When you can’t feel your toes, there’s simply no reason to spend very much time in your yard. In fact, your best option is to stay off the grass during the winter. Walking on […]

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How Worms in Soil Affect Your Lawn

For such simple organisms, worms tend to generate a wide range of reactions from lawn care aficionados. Nobody denies that worms can be beneficial for a lawn – the real question is, at what point do they become too much of a good thing? If you go to a home improvement store, you won’t see […]

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Troubleshooting Lawn Problems

The only thing worse than noticing an imperfection in your lawn, and not knowing the cause. There are endless things that could be going on, and the key to a fast repair is understanding the signs of common problems. The Upper Midwest’s climate only supports cool season grasses. These types of lawns have vulnerabilities you […]

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A Checklist of Important Tools for the Lawn

  You can tell a lot about someone’s lawn by the things they keep in their garage or storage shed. Some people have an area set aside for a collection of lawn care equipment, while others only have a lawn mower stowed away in a corner. There’s no “correct” amount of lawn care tools to […]

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Top Five Lawn Care Myths

If you’ve tried every trick in the book for lawn care, chances are you’ve run into a few myths along the way. It’s impossible to know when and where lawn myths originated, but like weeds, they sometimes spread out of control. If you want a healthy lawn, it’s important to know fact from fiction. We’re […]

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Inexpensive Games to Play in the Backyard

Yes, you love your son, daughter, spouse, parent or friend dearly – but when it comes to lawn games, they are the opponents and your goal is to crush them. OK, so that might be a little harsh, but there’s no doubt that many Minnesotans enjoy a little bit of friendly competition during the warmer […]

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Adding Value to a Property with Lawn Care

You might not be ready to sell your home, but a picture perfect lawn makes buyers wish it were on the market. While bay windows, brick siding and a four-season porch are must-haves for some, a healthy lawn is a must for nearly everyone. Think about it, would the White House be as gorgeous without […]

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Early Spring Lawn Care Tips

We’ve had an unusually warm late winter/early spring, and that has many homeowners wondering what they can do to prepare for a green lawn. While it’s too early to mow, that doesn’t mean you should stay inside and hope your lawn blooms perfectly. The nice weather allows you to spend more time outdoors enjoying and […]

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The Unexpected Benefits of Snow Removal Services

We all knew it would arrive eventually… the beautiful inconvenience known as snow. When you’re inside a warm and cozy home, snow doesn’t seem so bad. After all, it covers dormant lawns and bare trees. Don’t be fooled. Snow is a wolf in sheep’s clothing. You have to leave the home eventually, and when you […]

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