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4 Mowing Mistakes Homeowners & Lawn Services Often Make

4 Mowing Mistakes Homeowners & Lawn Services Often Make

Lawn mowing may seem like a straightforward task, but when it is not performed by professional lawn mowing experts, the grass can actually be harmed and its growth can be hindered. Learn about four common mistakes that homeowners and even some lawn service companies make when they mow lawns in Sartell, St. Cloud, Sauk Rapids, and surrounding cities in Minnesota. 1. Mowing the grass too short will negatively affect your lawn. It is tempting to mow your grass too short to avoid mowing more often, but this will have negative effects on your lawn. This is a practice known as scalping the lawn, which can harm the grass when it is done too many times. When the grass is cut too short, it can weaken the overall health...
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Most Important Early-Spring Tasks for Your Lawn & Landscape

Most Important Early-Spring Tasks for Your Lawn & Landscape

Once your lawn and landscape start to come out of winter dormancy, they'll need to be prepared for the upcoming spring and summer—also referred to as the growing season. There are certain tasks that should happen in the early spring so that your plants and grass will be strong and healthy. Learn about the lawn and landscape tasks that you should make sure you do for early spring in St. Cloud, Sauk Rapids, Sartell, and the surrounding areas of Minnesota. 1. Schedule your lawn mowing for 2020. Once your lawn starts growing again, it's vital to establish a regular mowing schedule. If your grass grows too tall or is cut too short, it will affect your lawn's ability to absorb nutrients and...
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3 Landscaping Tips for the Snowy Season

3 Landscaping Tips for the Snowy Season

Just because it's winter doesn't mean you should neglect your property's exterior needs. While services like aeration and overseeding are out of season, there are still steps you can take to preserve the health and appearance of your landscape. Here at Sunset Mowing, we offer comprehensive lawn care and maintenance services to uphold your residential or commercial landscape in Sauk Rapids, Sartell, and St. Cloud, MN. Check out three of our top lawn care and landscape maintenance tips for maintaining your property's exterior during the snowy season. 1. Trim your trees to avoid damaged branches caused by heavy snowfall. While trees glistening with snow can look pretty, damaged and fallen ...
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4 Must-Know Tips for Trimming & Pruning Your Hedges This Year

4 Must-Know Tips for Trimming & Pruning Your Hedges This Year

Trimming and pruning your hedges should be a major part of your landscape maintenance schedule in 2020. These practices are vital to maintaining your softscape's appearance and health. Without trimming and pruning, your hedges and other plants will grow uncontrollably and their health may suffer. Here at Sunset Mowing, we offer professional landscape trimming and pruning services for your hedges and other landscaping in St. Cloud, Sauk Rapids, Sartell, and the surrounding areas. To promote the health of your landscape's hedges and bushes, it's important to implement proper trimming and pruning practices. As we are nearing the end of January, it's the perfect time to learn about the proper trimming...
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How to Get Your Lawn Prepared for 2020

How to Get Your Lawn Prepared for 2020

As we approach the beginning of winter, you want to make sure your lawn is adequately prepared for the new year. Your lawn faces a lot of use and activity in the next year, especially during the spring and summer months. Learn how we can help get your home or business lawn ready for 2020 in areas like Sartell, Sauk Rapids, St. Cloud, and nearby cities in Minnesota. 1. Have your lawn's soil tested to get ready for 2020. To ensure adequate lawn growth, your soil needs to be healthy. Your lawn needs to contain a proper balance of potassium, nitrogen, and phosphorus for it to grow green and full. Our expert team can test the quality of your soil and make adjustments as necessary. If we know your soil has too...
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