In case you didn’t know, marigolds were very close to being named the official floral emblem of the United States. It didn’t happen, but one thing is for sure: the state of Illinois still celebrates marigolds every year with pride and passion. It is rather unlikely that you don’t have marigolds added to your lawn and landscape yet, but if you don’t, we have good news for you: our lawn care Genoa IL specialists decided today to offer you a quick guide on planting and caring for marigolds, as these amazing flowers are something to be happy about. Continue reading “Marigolds Celebration: Lawn Care Genoa IL Specialists’ Tips on Planting and Care”
When it comes to organic and mindful lawn care, the use of Epsom Salt is among the first things gardeners think about. This organic mineral is available in drugstores and supermarkets and is commonly used as bath salt and home remedy. However, gardeners swear by its benefits as a fertilizer and soil amendment. We have talked about Epsom Salt before, focusing on your flowers and vegetable gardens. Today, our lawn care Belvidere IL specialists want to offer you a quick guide on using Epsom Salt throughout the summer as a lawn care and gardening aid. Continue reading “4 Epsom Salt Uses for Your Vegetation: Lawn Care Belvidere IL Pros’ Tips”
Last time we met, our lawn care Rockton, TX experts have recommended you five types of organic mulches to use on your property. Today, their lawn care Sycamore, TX experts want to present you with five inorganic mulches you may want to consider for your lawns and landscapes. Inorganic mulches come with their own set of benefits and some flaws, but in order to make a good choice, you need to know about all their pros, cons, advantages and weaknesses. Continue reading “5 Inorganic Mulches to Know About: Lawn Care Sycamore, IL Pros’ Tips”
The warm season is a few weeks away and of course you can hardly wait to begin your yearly lawn care and gardening activities. Caring for your shrubs is an important part of all lawn maintenance programs – and this care should also include early inspections in the search for signs of diseases. Before engaging in lawn care, landscaping and gardening, take a walk and get a closer look at all your shrubs, small trees, ornamentals, hedges and bushes to see if they don’t need specific treatment. Today, our lawn care DeKalb, IL experts want to offer you a crash course on the three most common shrub diseases. Continue reading “3 Shrubs’ Diseases to Keep an Eye On: Lawn Care DeKalb, IL Experts’ Advice”
All green industry specialists, horticulture experts and eco-concerned pros love organic mulch for the same reason: it naturally fertilizes the soil by decomposing and infiltrating deep to the roots’ area, it keeps moisture in and heat out, it acts as a barrier against weeds and it looks naturally beautiful in the landscape. However, one particular question has been troubling homeowners for quite some time now: if organic mulch is meant to be moist and preserves moisture, isn’t it an inherent source of pest development since we all know pests thrive in moisture? How much mulch is too much mulch? How should we consider mulch applications so it does its wonders without becoming a veritable source of pest infestations? Such issues are going to be tackled by our lawn care Rockton IL specialists as follows.
Speaking about trends and perspectives on lawn care and landscaping this year, our readers asked us more about naturescaping as both a landscaping trend and an environmentally friendly approach to lawn care. Our lawn care Genoa IL specialists decided today to offer you a quick guide on native ornamental grasses to use this year to revamp the looks of your property and cut down some costs. In case you need more details, naturescaping is a lawn care approach focused on the planting of native, local species of grasses and plants.
A snowy winter is children’s dream came true and their parents’ nightmare – especially if they have to walk or drive every day. Snow during the winter holidays can warm up everybody and transport them into a fantasy land, but once reality strikes, there is no going back. Winter means de-icing, shoveling, house maintenance, bills, extra safety measures, careless drivers and so on. Well, the best part of winter is that your lawn and garden have the time of their life during the cold season. Our lawn care DeKalb, IL specialists are here today to tell you that you should be happy that your turf gets an average of 10 inches of snow each year. Why? Let’s see the major benefits of snow for your garden!
Now that we all started a new year, it is time to work on those resolutions we made not so long ago. If revamping and remodeling of your property lawn and landscape happens to be on your New Year’s resolutions list, then you are in luck! As you contemplate your winter landscape, you can start browsing through magazines and catalogues to see what is new in lawn care and landscaping and what bright and brilliant ideas you can adapt to your own personal patch of Paradise. Our lawn care Belvidere, IL specialists are here to give you a helping hand. They have identified five major trending approaches to lawn care and landscaping that will dominate 2017 and help you achieve a more sustainable, healthy and thriving outdoor space.
Fall is an amazing season to enjoy fresh fruit and vegetables, to make delicious jams, fruit cakes and pies and tantalize your family and guests with amazing dishes containing seasonal sweet produce. But while your kitchen gets enveloped in scents and fragrances, your fruit trees outside the house risk to be a bit neglected if not treated properly. Today, our lawn care Belvidere, IL experts want to give you a quick to-do list concerning fruit trees care and maintenance during mid fall.
Can one truly engage in lawn care and property maintenance activities in mid-fall? As temperatures cool down, is there really any lawn care and landscaping left to do? Our lawn care Roscoe, IL specialists say there is no better time than this to finish up some activities left from last month and some preparations to make for the cold season to come. So let’s see together today some such activities that are quite mandatory and which will ensure you a healthy lawn and landscape next spring.