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Spring Lawn Care: How To Water New Sod

by Julie Joyce on Mon, Apr 20, 2015 @ 12:09 PM

This is the time of year to start working on your lawn. The weather is perfect for lawn care, including the installation of new lawns. The installation is an easy home improvement project but it is critical to keep your new...

At our garden center, we have had a few customers ask us about the mold that is appearing on their lawn as the snow melts.

This winter's weather has wrecked havoc on lawns all over Northern Illinois and the most frequent...

Easy Fall Lawn Care

by Julie Joyce on Thu, Sep 04, 2014 @ 10:56 AM

Easy Fall Lawn Care

Just a few steps to a beautiful, healthy lawn!

Now, now, now is the best time for many lawn care tasks, especially seeding and over-seeding. And it doesn't have to be hard or time consuming. Follow...

This winter's weather has wrecked havoc on lawns all over Northern Illinois and the most frequent problem we are seeing this spring is Snow Mold. Snow mold isn't that common in our area, but the unusually old weather and...

11 Essential Landscape Tasks for Fall

by Julie Joyce on Thu, Oct 24, 2013 @ 10:15 AM

Now is a great time to prepare your lawn and landscape for winter. By completing essential gardening tasks now, your plants and lawn will be prepared for the winter and have everything needed to thrive next spring. Take a...