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Choosing the Best Grub Control Products

20

Apr 2016

Choosing the Best Grub Control Products

If your lawn looks brown and barren and birds and other wildlife are constantly coming to feed on it, you very likely have a grub infestation on your hands. Fortunately, you are not helpless against the little pests as there are plenty of grub control products out there that can help you get rid of them. The trick is just knowing when and how to...

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Proper Mowing and Watering Habits for the Spring

04

Apr 2016

Proper Mowing and Watering Habits for the Spring

Spring is a particularly important part of the year for lawn owners as the grass awakens from its winter dormancy and requires a lot of care. In addition, spring is also the time when plants should be prepared for the hot summer season, when the sun and the temperatures can greatly harm the plants. This is why proper mowing and watering is a crucial part...

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Best Broadleaf Weed Control for Your Lawn

01

Mar 2016

Best Broadleaf Weed Control for Your Lawn

A rich and vibrant lawn is the ultimate goal of every lawnowner. Unfortunately, perennial broadleaf plants such as dandelion often don’t allow us to enjoy our lawns to the fullest. If broadleaf weeds have invaded your lawn, you need to take certain measures to remove the nuisance. Prevention Properly taking care of the lawn is the best way to prevent broadleaf weeds from sprouting. A...

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Common Diseases That Might Attack Your Flowers and How to Fight Them

04

Jan 2016

Common Diseases That Might Attack Your Flowers and How to Fight Them

Flowers are often in the centre of attention of a lawn or garden. And for good reason. They bring color and life to their surroundings. Unfortunately, like most other plants, flowers are not immune to certain infections and diseases. Here are the three most common diseases you might find on your flowers and how to control them: Gray Mold Gray mold is the most common...

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What Does Country Club Lawn & Tree Do During the Winter?

02

Dec 2015

What Does Country Club Lawn & Tree Do During the Winter?

People love to talk about their lawns. If I meet someone at a party or at my son’s baseball game and need to strike up a conversation, talking about the lawn is a safe territory while religion and politics should always be avoided. This is especially true when you are a lawn care professional; folks see me driving my Country Club Lawn vehicle or the...

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What is Fire Blight and How to Deal With it?

02

Nov 2015

What is Fire Blight and How to Deal With it?

Fire blight is a bacterial disease that mostly attacks apple, crab apple and pear trees, as well as some other plants like the mountain ash or cotoneaster shrub. It is most active and dangerous for plants during bloom time in spring when the temperature is greater than usual. This type of bacteria can pose a big problem for lawn owners, as it is capable of...

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How to Protect Your Shrubs When it Gets Cold Outside

15

Sep 2015

How to Protect Your Shrubs When it Gets Cold Outside

When winter, snow and cold temperatures arrive, there is nothing better than to stay inside with a cup of hot tea or cocoa. But looking out of the window you can see that your shrubs are suffering under the weight of all the snow that has fallen on them. Plants suffer from freezing temperatures just as much as we do, if not more. This is...

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The Benefits of Aeration and Overseeding

24

Jul 2015

The Benefits of Aeration and Overseeding

Each season, your lawn goes through some wear and tear. This naturally doesn’t do the soil any favor. If you want your lawn to remain lush and green this year, it is vital that you aerate and overseed your soil. First, though, we need to see what aeration and overseeding are and why you should do them? Aeration and its Benefits Aeration is the process of...

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Storm Damaged Trees Can Pose a Threat to Your Home

13

Jul 2015

Storm Damaged Trees Can Pose a Threat to Your Home

Most of us have been affected by the recent storms that have been plaguing the Midwest. According to the National Weather Service, St. Louis received over 13 inches of rain in June. That is the most on record and their measurements go back to 1836. The average rainfall for June is 4 inches. Thankfully, most of our homes and businesses had minimal damage but some...

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Summer Love for Your Lawn

22

Jun 2015

Summer Love for Your Lawn

Ah, summer, long days, short nights, lightning bugs, and endless days of jumping through sprinklers, and turning hoses on your friends, this is what we look forward to in our younger years.  As we get older, we turn to grilling, sitting under a shade tree with a sweet tea, and good book. What these both have in common is they all happen on your yard. ...

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