“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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Schendel Lawn offers some fall landscaping tips for Topeka and Lawrence residents. With the fall here and winter coming soon, it’s time to tackle your fall landscaping projects. Now is the perfect time to plan out your fall landscaping projects so you can prepare your Topeka or Lawrence lawn and landscape for the upcoming cold months. If…

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The National Association of Landscape Professionals (NALP) recently released a list of trends expected to influence residential and commercial landscaping this fall. While mums are a staple of fall landscaping, they are definitely not the only option. If you are looking to refresh your landscaping for fall, check out this list from NALP for some…

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To keep trees and shrubs healthy throughout the year, we will fertilize in the fall. You spend all summer keeping your lawn, your trees and your shrubs healthy, but what can you do for them in the fall? Believe it or not, the fall is the best time for fertilizing your trees and shrubs to…

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Fall is here and landscaping might be the last item on your to-do-list during this season. Taking the time out of your busy schedule to maintain your landscaping this fall could seem impossible. It sometimes even seems unnecessary with the cold winter months coming up. Preparing your lawn and garden for the colder months is…

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Although it may be too cold out to do much these days with your lawn and landscape in Topeka Kansas, you can always sit inside with a hot cup of coffee dreaming about what plans you have for next year! And at Schendel Lawn & Landscape, we love to dream too. Imagining the possibilities for your landscape…

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Spring is right around the corner and so is your landscaping to-do list. Take a break this spring and let us do all the landscaping for you. Our expert team at Schendel Lawn and Landscape is here to help you get started on making your landscape dreams a reality. We start by making up your…

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The weather in Topeka, KS is starting to warm up. Soon enough the grass will be getting green and the flowers will be blooming. It is time to start thinking about what your landscaping plan will be this year. There is a lot to plan when you start looking at your lawn and how to…

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Before the official start to the winter, now is the time to prepare your Topeka lawn for the cold weather that the winter season brings to Kansas. Even though the nights are getting cold, the days more mild which makes it a great time to focus on your lawn without the intense heat of the…

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Topeka and Lawrence, Kansas residents can schedule their spring lawn care services now, before the busy season arrives. The busy holidays are over, which means you will have some extra time on your hands. Well, in theory, that is. But if you are looking for some ways to get on top of your housekeeping, grounds…

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Schendel Lawn And Landscape offers effective tree services for Topeka. With the hustle and bustle of the summer season behind us, hopefully now you have a little more time to take a look at your Topeka lawn and landscape. If your property has been weathered over the past few years by hot summers and stormy winters,…

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Schendel Lawn & Landscape can help with all of your landscaping problems. Let’s face it, the idea of our dream landscape may not be our current reality. Due to location, climate, and the size of the space you have to work with, there are generally a few hiccups along the way to achieving that perfect…

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Do you have any cool projects planned for this fall? Well, looks like it’s back to school and with the end of the busy summer season there is finally some time to think about fall projects for the outside of the home. From planting, to patios, to new outdoor rooms, there are endless options for…

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Schendel Lawn and Landscape would like to remind homeowners in Topeka, Lawrence, Manhattan and the surrounding areas that as the temperatures start to fall, so do the leaves and although their colors may be beautiful, the effects fallen leaves can have on the health and beauty of your lawn can be anything but! So aesthetics…

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Does your landscaping attract pests into your home? It doesn’t have to! Follow these easy tips to deter pests. Did you know that by implementing certain landscaping techniques you can actually help prevent pest infestations in your home? We thought it was pretty cool and something worth sharing so we decided to provide homeowners in…

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Only mow your grass down to one-third of its current height. Well, it’s that time of year again; time to commit to a summer of lawn mowing. Once the days become longer and the sun shines brighter your grass is going to take off. And many of us who work full time and have to…

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