Basic Lawn Care Tips

The difference between landscape and land scape is small, but there's a great difference in the beholders.
-Ralph Waldo Emerson

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You know a healthy lawn when you see it; a smooth, lush green carpet, perfect for cartwheels or croquet. So why doesn't your lawn look like that? To get that perfect lawn you may have to change your mindset, says landscape designer Gary Alan (www.garyalan.com).

"You know how in golf they say 'Be the ball'? Well, you've got to be the grass. You've got to think about what it needs" Gary says. The basics, he says, are pretty simple: sun, water and fertilizer.

Once you get those down, everyone's happy - you and your lawn. Here's how to get started.

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Getting a healthy and beautiful lawn and garden isn't rocket science, but it does take time, patience and the right information.
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The green, plush lawn can quickly make you the envy of your neighbors but it takes a lot of work to keep it that way. Mowing, fertilization, weed removal, aeration, de-thatching are just a few of the many tasks needed. Tasks that keep you from enjoying your beautiful yard with your family! Let us do the landscaping work for you so you can be with your family and friends.

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  • Spring/Fall Cleanup
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Frequently Asked Questions

As long as the clippings are 1 inch or smaller they are actually helpful for your lawn, providing nearly 25% of your lawns required nitrogen and reducing the amount of fertilizer needed, saving you money.
If you are removing more than an inch it is recommended that you remove the grass clippings.
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From late April to late November we use a 3" mowing height. During the early Spring and late Fall we will lower the mowing height to cut 2.5 to 2.75.
Definitely we provide both residential and commercial landscaping services.
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  • Did you know...?

    Fertilizer is a substance added to soil to improve plant's growth and yield. First used by ancient farmers, fertilizer technology developed as the chemical needs of growing plants were discovered.

  • Did you know...?

    Well maintained landscaping can add as much as 14% to the resale value of your home

  • Did you know...?

    After a stressful day at work – looking at a yard with a view of natural landscaping, such as trees and flowers, experienced less job pressure, were more satisfied with their jobs and reported fewer ailments and headaches than those who either had no outside view or could only see landscape elements from their window.

  • Did you know...?

    One hour of weeding burns 300 calories ( the same as walking or bicycling at a moderate pace), and manual push mowing of the lawn burns 500 calories per hour (the same rate as playing tennis).