Why Is a Lawn Care Program Best?

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Having a professional lawn care company care for your lawn is a big step for most folks. Each company has their philosophy of the best way to care for your lawn and have developed “programs” to be sure that your lawn’s needs are addressed. A program is a series of treatments or visits designed to provide the lawn fertilizer and …

Safety First… Man vs. Plants: Ice Melt

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As the winter unleashes on our landscapes and sidewalks we are forced to make an important decision; do we put down de-icing chemical or not? Clearing of the sidewalks, driveways and road by shoveling or plowing alone is not often adequate to ensure safety. There are various ice melt compounds available to aid us. Some can be expensive and others …

A Plug on Aeration

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Core aeration is the removal of quarter sized plugs of soil reaching 2-3 inches deep and 4 inches apart. The plugs are used for top dressing are absorbed back into the lawn after a few rainfalls. Benefits  Improved air exchange between the soil and atmosphere  Enhanced water intake- Loosing compacted reduces water run-off by more than 50%.  …

Turf Tips

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What can I do to achieve that award-winning lawn? There are several things to keep in mind when keeping areas planted in grass, or turf, healthy. LawnTech is known for creating the best lawns. Here are a few tips we have learned in our over 30 years of experience in East Idaho. Mowing Lawns should be maintained at a 2 …