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Putting Greens

Putting Greens

Putting greens have become a popular landscape addition over the years.  What could be better than having your own personal putting green right in your back yard?  The trend is catching on and more folks are looking for ways to relax at their own home.  Putting greens offer you the ability to relax and practice […]

Granular Fertilizer

Granular Fertilizer VS Liquid Fertilizer

Granular fertilizer and liquid fertilizer are your two options for fertilizing your lawn.  There are pros and cons to both granular fertilizer and liquid fertilizer and most has to do with preference.  In our business we prefer to use granular fertilizer products because they are less volatile.  Volatility in fertilizing can refer to a number of […]

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 […]