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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A thick, full lawn offers more than just beautiful curb appeal and a great play area for kids. It is also one of the best ways to stop weed growth. When the grass is full and thick, there are fewer bare spots and less soil available for weeds to take root. One of the key…

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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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It is not unusual to see summer weeds such as nutsedge and crabgrass crop up in Kansas lawns this time of year. These weeds thrive in the summer heat, especially if we’ve also had some rain. While the growth of grass slows down when it is hot, that is not the case with nutsedge and…

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Northeast Kansas is part of an area known as the transition zone, which means due to our cold winters and hot summers, there is no grass that is best adapted to our climate. Grasses are best adapted to either cool weather or warm weather, but not both. Most of the grass used in our area…

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To keep your yard and driveway protected during Kansas snow storms, follow these simple tips to prepare your yard prior to snow removal services. With the winter in full swing hopefully the residents of Topeka, Alma and surrounding areas are prepared for the snow. If you have not already hired a professional Kansas snow removal company to clear your property…

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Now that spring has sprung, all eyes turn to the great outdoors. The health and condition of your lawn swings into full focus and all those imperfections and all that damage that has occurred over the winter are in full view. Spring lawn care is way more than just spreading a bit of fertilizer and…

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A beautiful and elaborate home sitting in the middle of a poorly kept yard with no landscaping is anything but attractive. By the same token, an average home nestled in the midst of a well-manicured lawn and creative landscaping becomes a very attractive home and is often the focus of attention throughout the neighborhood. This…

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Every year, whether you like it or not, the weeds start sprouting up in your lawn. It starts with a small patch here and there, but when left unchecked, they begin to completely take over. For some homeowners, it feels like a losing battle. But it doesn’t have to be. When you hire a company…

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Does your business really need lawn care services? Isn’t taking care of a lawn, like, mowing it, and weed whacking around your trees and plants? If you’ve ever tried this bare bones approach, you know that it doesn’t work. Having a lush, beautiful lawn takes a lot of work. When days of drought make your…

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There is nothing more attractive than a healthy, smooth, dark green lawn that is well manicured, free of weeds and has the looks of a soft carpet. A lawn of this caliber offers great curb appeal, gives prospective buyers an excellent first impression and makes being outside much more inviting and satisfying for the entire…

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A first impression always creates a lasting visual in the mind of the viewer. It is also safe to say that one normally gets only one chance to make that good, lasting opinion. The value of a home, the ability to market and sell a home, the appreciation and beauty of a home and the…

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Just as you need to keep your landscape watered through the summer, winter watering is important as well. Of course it is not as fun on days when it’s near freezing but at least on the more mild days it is important to get outside and water your trees and shrubs if they are not…

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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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Keep your grass mowed frequently to keep dandelions from invading your lawn. It’s almost that time of year again: dandelion season! Well, not really, but spring is upon us here in Kansas and it won’t be long before the bright yellow weeds have poked their golden heads out of the grass to torment us once…

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