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Core Aeration

Core Aeration

Core aeration can benefit your lawn in many ways if done on a regular basis.  For those of you not familiar with the process of core aeration let me explain how it works.  There are two types of aeration, spike and core.  Spike aeration involves puncturing the ground with metal spikes creating slits.  Core aeration […]

Fall Pruning

Fall Pruning

Fall pruning can be done to many plants to improve their appearance and health next spring.  Perennial plants benefit the most from fall pruning.  Cutting down perennial plants in the fall will get them ready for spring growth.  Fall pruning of perennials can be done once the plant wilts and dies back.  Some perennials that […]

Fall Lawn Fertilizing

Fall Lawn Fertilizing

Fall lawn fertilizing can be done any time from the first part of October up until mid November in Iowa lawns.  There are several things to consider when timing a fall lawn fertilizing application.  The first thing to consider is leaves.  It is best to get your fall lawn fertilizing application done before the leaves […]

Grass Blades

Yellowing Grass Blades

A grass blades health plays an important role in a quality lawn.  If you have ever noticed yellowing grass blades in your lawn, we might have a few solutions to help you get rid of them.  One of the most common plagues to attack a lawn is operator error.  Meaning that yellowing grass blades may […]

Tree Fertilizing

Tree Fertilizing

Tree fertilizing is often overlooked in most landscapes.  One of the best ways to improve the health of your tree is through tree fertilizing.  All trees need nutrients so that they can mature in a healthy way.  Sometimes it is necessary to add or replace macronutrients and micronutrients that are missing from the soil or […]