Green Irrigation Systems for Summer

When you hear a dripping faucet, what’s your instinctual reaction? Chances are you have an urge to turn it off – ASAP. Strangely enough, many people don’t act the same way with their lawns. Instead of a few drips, an inefficient irrigation system wastes gallons of water over time. Grass needs water to survive, but […]

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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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Shaping a Lawn to Meet Your Needs

Your lawn is one of the most versatile parts of your property. Whether you want to have a picnic, play sports, do some gardening or just enjoy the outdoors, a lawn is your pasture to cherish. How you spend time on your lawn depends on many factors, including its shape. You may be limited by your […]

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Why Organic Lawn Care Services?

Lawns aren’t purely an aesthetic addition to your home; they are an integral part of the natural environment. The grass around homes covers more acreage than you might think. In fact, lawns take up more space than the top eight cultivated crops in the U.S. combined. Homeowners can care for their lawns in one of […]

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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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Profiling Types of Irrigation Systems

  Right now, the best thing you can do for your lawn is plan for the growing season. There’s no getting around it, you will need effective irrigation to make your grass thrive this year. If you’ve had problems with your sprinklers in the past, you may want to consider installing a new system. One […]

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The Fascinating Science Behind Dormant Grass

Late fall always reminds us that we definitely don’t live in the tropics. Vibrant green lawns give way to a sea of straw colored blades. You may have wondered to yourself, “Why is my grass brown?” Let’s take a look at the science behind winter dormancy in lawns. The crown matters Grass leaves and roots […]

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Profiling the Remaining MLB Playing Fields

October baseball brings unique challenges for groundskeepers in the majors. In cold-weather climates, lush green fields don’t grow naturally this time of year. It takes meticulous care to keep a field looking as vibrant in the fall as it did in July. Let’s take a look at the different types of grass currently being used […]

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Overseeding Your Minnesota Lawn this Fall Season

While you may sometimes hear spring discussed as an ideal time to overseed, Minnesota homeowners can actually benefit from carrying out the task preceding fall, or at the very start of it. Simply stated: Overseeding involves laying seeds over an existing lawn – something that helps reinvigorate the grass when your lawn is beginning to […]

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Best Apps for Lawn Care and Gardening

Are you looking to integrate some technology into your lawn care or gardening? We combed the Internet for the best apps to help you achieve a green lawn, improve your garden maintenance, and make landscaping tasks just a little easier.   IFTTT If This Then that (IFTTT) allows users to build “recipes” comprised of different […]

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