Published on Friday, September 06, 2019
Fall is a wonderful time of year that brings with it shorter days, cooler months, and beautiful golden colors. Leaves blanket lawns in a beautiful wash of red, orange, and brown. While these leaves are beautiful and certainly add color to your lawn, they are actually quite problematic and cause serious issues for your grass and all who walk across it.
Leaf clutter suffocates and kills your lawn, harbors diseases and mold, and brings pest issues. Here is how removing leaves in the fall helps your lawn thrive in St. Cloud, Sartell, Sauk Rapids, and the surrounding areas.
Removing Leaves Allows Proper Grass Growth
Allowing a thick layer of leaves to accumulate on top of your lawn blocks out light and air, and...
Published on Tuesday, August 20, 2019
If you see lawns that remain gorgeous and lush year after year and wonder how the property owners manage to keep them that way, the answer is this: that lawn is likely benefitting from aeration. Aeration is a process that helps lawn nutrients reach the soil beneath the grass. This allows the grass to absorb more nutrients and become healthier.
We at Sunset Mowing tell our customers in St. Cloud, Sartell, Sauk Rapids, and nearby Minnesota areas that it’s best to utilize our aeration services and core aeration services for their lawn in the fall.
What is Aeration?
Aeration is not too complicated of a concept. Essentially, lawn aeration involves poking holes in or perforating the lawn. This process breaks up...
Published on Monday, June 24, 2019
As home and business owners seek to beautify the exteriors of their properties, the question often comes up: should you use sod or grass seed for a new lawn? The answer is not as simple as it may seem. There are numerous benefits to each approach, with considerations to be made for cost, style, maintenance, and care.
Overall, sod leads to instant green, lush grass, but keeping it that way requires a slew of maintenance, irrigation, and lawn care concerns. Grass seed takes more patience before the ideal look can be achieved, but with the correct choice of grass species, it can grow with slightly less maintenance than sod. Here are some pros and cons to using sod and grass seed for your yard in St. Cloud, Sartell,...
Published on Wednesday, April 24, 2019
When it comes to making a good impression on your customers or clients in Sartell, Sauk Rapids, St. Cloud and the nearby areas, your exterior matters. In fact, most people make up their mind about something they see within the first ten seconds.
People will judge your business and your services simply based on the way your commercial space appears. A lack of landscaping maintenance and basic lawn care could potentially end up damaging your client relationships.
How do you make sure your business makes a positive, lasting impression on every person that enters your doors? You invest in its appearance with commercial lawn maintenance and landscaping care.
Make a Bold Impression with an Immaculate Lawn
Published on Monday, February 18, 2019
Sitting just north of St. Cloud, and situated right alongside the Mississippi River, Sauk Rapids enjoys a charming, small town feel. Many of the nearly 14,000 residents know each other or have common friends and family.
Even though our winters are cold and windy, our summers are sunny with long stretches of temperatures in the 80s. That leaves plenty of time to enjoy the outdoors, as long as you take an organized approach and have a plan of action for your lawn and landscaping needs.
Proper clean-up and preparations are needed to ensure your property is ready for a big comeback in spring, which calls for a lawn care schedule in Sauk Rapids, Minnesota.
That said, and with spring on the way, It’s important to know when to...