Published on Tuesday, February 16, 2021
All grasses have specific mowing height requirements. Cutting your lawn too short leaves it vulnerable to heat damage
and drought, but not cutting it short enough will invite pest infestations. Here in St. Cloud,
Minnesota, we have both cool and warm-season grasses and each type has a different height
requirement. It is important to identify your grass type and learn about its height requirements because mowing
without this knowledge could harm the health of your lawn.
Read on below to learn about the height requirements for both cool ;and warm-season grasses as well as what might
happen to your lawn if you neglect these height requirements.
The Difference Between Cool & Warm-Season Height Requirements...
Published on Friday, December 13, 2019
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...
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 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 Sunday, May 19, 2019
When grass starts to grow, it’s tempting to put that chore at the bottom of the to-do list as it might not seem like the highest priority. Whether you’re a homeowner or business owner, you’re busy all the time. Worrying about keeping grass at its optimal height isn’t something you necessarily want to worry about, but neglecting your lawn can lead to further issues down the road.
Read for some reasons why your grass suffers without regular mowing in St. Cloud, Sartell, Sauk Rapids, and nearby Minnesota areas, and then give us a call to get on our mowing schedule.
Grass Will Lose Its Maintained Appearance
Keeping your yard maintained shows that you care about the overall look and feel...