Monthly Archives: March 2016

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MARCH GARDENING TIPS

2017-10-05T19:09:12-05:00 By |Flowers, Garden, Landscaping, Leaf Removal, Spring Lawn Care|

Early spring is a great time to begin work in the garden. The weather is getting nice and preparing your yard and garden for the season is a great reason to get outside. The following March gardening tips will get your lawn and garden ready for the season: Vegetables – Now is the time to plant peas, [...]

SPRING WATERING FALL SEEDED LAWNS

2017-10-05T19:09:12-05:00 By |Grass Seeding, Lawn Care, Spring Lawn Care, Watering|

If your lawn was seeded early last fall there are a few spring watering tips that you should be aware of: Don’t be surprised to see weeds in your lawn this spring. Most fall seeded lawns sprout a lot of broadleaf weeds over the fall and winter due to soil disturbance and frequent watering. This is perfectly [...]

CLEAN OUT GUTTERS BEFORE SPRING SHOWERS

2017-10-05T19:09:12-05:00 By |Ideas, Leaf Removal, Spring Lawn Care, Tools|

Even if cleaned last fall, it is a good idea to check gutters and downspouts to prevent expensive gutter, roof, basement and foundation problems later. Even a little debris can form a blockage that can cause gutters to overflow, pouring potentially harmful amounts of water around the foundation. As the water table around the foundation [...]

SPRING SEED, GOOD OR NOT? THAT IS THE QUESTION.

2017-10-05T19:09:12-05:00 By |Grass Seeding, Lawn Care, Spring Lawn Care, Watering, Weed Control|

Despite how much seed garden centers push out the door, spring is one of the worst times to seed a lawn. Spring seed rarely survives beyond the first days of July. By the time the seed germinates, the seedlings do not have enough time to develop a good root system before the onset of hot weather. [...]

SERVICE YOUR MOWER NOW, BEFORE IT’S NEEDED

2017-10-05T19:09:12-05:00 By |Lawn Care, Mowing, Spring Lawn Care, Tools|

By the first of March, most mower repair shops are usually booked out for at least a week. These shops are especially busy due to the unusually warm weather in February. Some shops may be booked out fourteen days or more by the middle of March. Unless your mower was sharpened, lubed and tuned last [...]

MOW NOW FOR A HEALTHIER LAWN THIS SPRING

2017-10-05T19:09:12-05:00 By |Lawn Care, Leaf Removal, Mowing, Spring Lawn Care, Winter Lawn Care|

Ever wonder why some lawns green up much earlier in the spring than others? The answer is simple and easy. Experts mow their lawns a little shorter than normal in late February or early March. It is time to mow now in Kansas City. Okay, so not everyone is eager to start mowing again, but [...]

WHAT IS A SHAMROCK?

2017-10-05T19:09:12-05:00 By |Garden, Spring Lawn Care, Weed Control|

All About the Shamrock From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia   This article is about the plant that is a symbol of Ireland. Many places, organisations, businesses, products, creative works etc. use the shamrock in their names. For other uses, see Shamrock (disambiguation). Not to be confused with four-leaf clover. The Shamrock A shamrock is a [...]