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The Best Ways to Protect Your Lawn From Harmful Diseases

The Best Ways to Protect Your Lawn From Harmful Diseases

Your lawn requires plenty of care and maintenance to stay healthy and strong. When your grass remains healthy, it becomes better equipped to handle harmful lawn diseases common in Michigan such as leaf spot and dollar spot. Several practices are essential to protecting your lawn from diseases that can otherwise cripple your grass. Lawn fertilization is important to give it the nutrients it needs to survive and thrive. Weed control keeps weeds away, ensuring that nothing is stealing ...
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Summer Survival Guide for Your Lawn in Michigan

Summer Survival Guide for Your Lawn in Michigan

The summer season in Michigan can be tough on your lawn. With the harsh heat that puts your grass at risk of drying out and looking dull, you definitely need a summer survival guide. Reinforcing your yard with much-needed nutrients is critical, and you can provide it through fertilization treatments. You'll also want to prevent weeds from stealing those nutrients for themselves, which is why you'll want to invest in weed control treatments. Proper watering and mowing are equally crucial ...
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Why You Need to Remove Weeds From Your Landscape Beds

Why You Need to Remove Weeds From Your Landscape Beds

Weeds popping up in landscape beds is a common occurrence here in Michigan. At first, they may seem innocuous, but there are several reasons you should remove them from your landscape beds as soon as you come across them. For one, weeds bring down the curb appeal of your landscape beds. But that’s not all, weeds will weaken your other plants by stealing nutrients from them. If left alone, weeds will continue to grow and spread, and they could even make their way out onto your lawn,...
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The Perfect Weed Control Schedule for Lawns in Macomb, MI

The Perfect Weed Control Schedule for Lawns in Macomb, MI

Weeds can often be the thing that stands between you and a lush, healthy lawn. It can be frustrating when you spend your free time spraying or pulling them only for them to grow back. In order to truly control them and achieve a strong, healthy lawn, you'll need to follow a strict weed control treatment schedule, one that uses both pre- and post-emergent treatments. In Macomb, MI, you're fighting against stubborn weeds like dandelions, giant foxtail, and fall panicum. By applying a...
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3 Methods for Keeping Weeds Out of Your Landscape Beds

3 Methods for Keeping Weeds Out of Your Landscape Beds

Weeds can be a real nuisance in Michigan if they take over your landscape beds. That's because they not only take up space that is intended for your plants, but they also will compete with your plants for nutrients. However, there are 3 effective methods that you can use to keep weeds out of your landscape beds. If small weeds are just starting to take over your landscape beds, stopping them through spot spraying with a herbicide is effective. For larger weeds, hand pulling is...
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Weed Control FAQ's

Weed Control FAQ's

Your lawn should be a sanctuary for your stunning softscapes, not for aggressive weeds that take away nutrients from your grass. An effective weed control treatment will kill existing weeds and prevent future weed growth. The timing and consistency of a weed control application play an essential role in keeping weeds at bay, as well as the mowing and watering practices you observe after applying weed control treatments. To make it easier for property owners planning to get weed control...
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Your 2022 Guide to Comprehensive Lawn Care

Your 2022 Guide to Comprehensive Lawn Care

With the end of 2021 quickly approaching, it is time for property owners everywhere to make their New Year's resolution to keep their lawns as healthy as possible. This can be achieved by adding four key treatments to your lawn care regiment: fertilization, weed control, aeration, and overseeding. Regular fertilization will ensure your lawn receives a steady supply of nutrients throughout the year. Taking control of your weeds will ensure that your grass does not have to compete with weeds...
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3 Weeds Disguised as Flowers in Your Garden

3 Weeds Disguised as Flowers in Your Garden

Weeds. They hide among the beauty of the garden that you designed, spreading their seeds and growing happily. You don't mind, though, because they are pretty flowers. Or are they? Unfortunately, there are plenty of weeds that look like flowers. They rely on you being distracted by their beauty and letting them live, but don't fall for it! You want to be extra careful because weeds weaken a garden's soil and can be detrimental to the health of your plants. 3 of the most...
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Grass or Lawn Weeds - How to Identify the Grassy Weeds in Your Lawn

Grass or Lawn Weeds - How to Identify the Grassy Weeds in Your Lawn

Even the most well-maintained lawns can be hosts to pervasive weeds that are tough to control. Managing and preventing weed growth can become more complicated if the weeds have an uncanny resemblance to your grass. It is vital to identify the differences between your grass and unwanted weeds, so you can take action and get professional weed control services early on. Essentially, healthy grass has a rich, dark green color with no bare spots. On the other hand, weeds can be shiny, hairy, and...
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4 Summer Weeds To Be Wary Of

4 Summer Weeds To Be Wary Of

Weeds are unwanted plants that offer no value to your lawn. They are persistent, even in the summer season. Summer weeds thrive during the hot summer months and eradicating them is vital to maintain your curb appeal. Correctly identifying summer weeds will help you pick the best course of action to get rid of them and maybe even prevent them from growing in the first place. Crabgrass and dandelion are examples of summer weeds you need to be wary of. They are invasive weeds that can take over ...
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