Cold weather will be here soon, and if you have an irrigation system, it’s important to protect it from freezing temperatures. Properly winterizing your system this fall prevents damage caused by cold temperatures over the winter, which can save on repair costs next spring. Schendel begins turning off irrigation systems and preparing them for winter…

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              A beautiful lawn next spring begins this fall.   This is one of our favorite sayings around Schendel this time of year. It really sums up how important it is to give your lawn a little extra attention in the fall. There are several things that can be…

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This time of the year weeds like crabgrass and nutsedge may be popping up in your lawn (see pictures below). We treat both of these weeds during the 3rd WeedZero application (which is the application we’re currently applying).  Although being on our WeedZero Program over time can significantly decrease the weeds in your lawn, another…

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With the consistently hot weather we’ve had lately, you may have started to notice stress in your lawn. If your lawn is browning or you notice the color turning a dull blue-green color, that could be a sign your lawn needs more water.  How to test your lawn for lack of moisture Test your lawn…

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This time of the year, there are many factors to having a beautiful yard. We wanted to take some time and share some thoughts on what might be keeping  your yard from looking its best this summer. Today we wanted to talk with you about grubs and bagworms.  Grubs Seeing discolored patches in your lawn?…

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Summer is right around the corner—warmer weather, a break from school, and more time to relax and play outside, hopefully with friends and family. But now we’ve been hearing about this new insect that has been found in the US with the ominous name of murder hornet. Is this something else that’s going to keep…

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“Why try to explain miracles to your kids when you can just have them plant a garden?”  –Robert Brault Remember as a kid planting seeds in a paper cup, setting it in the window, watering it regularly, and watching for something green to finally sprout above the soil line? Dirt, seeds, sun, and water all…

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