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Does My Town Have Watering Restrictions? 2019 Update

Last updated April 25, 2019 Updates on Colorado watering restrictions for Summer 2019. Denver Water will have restrictions on outdoor watering starting May 1st and continuing through Oct. 1, 2019. About 4 inches of rain has fallen in the Metro area so far in 2019 - which is [...]

Does My Town Have Watering Restrictions? 2019 Update2019-04-24T14:28:35-06:00

Aeration Time of Year: Is Aeration Better in Spring or Fall?

While the benefits of lawn aeration have been proven in many different parts of the country, it still isn't a practice that is embraced by every lawn care company out there. Reasons that are given include, Lack of demand.  Lack of time to schedule and perform the service. Resistance to the true utility or they [...]

Aeration Time of Year: Is Aeration Better in Spring or Fall?2019-04-12T16:33:43-06:00

Aeration Nourishes Soil

Aeration Nourishes Soil   Parker is one of the best places to live in the United States. Tucked in Douglas County, we have beautiful neighborhoods and a prospering economy. Although wonderful for people, this Colorado area is not the easiest for our lawns, plants and trees to flourish on their own. There are a few ways [...]

Aeration Nourishes Soil2019-04-03T11:55:54-06:00

Seven Common Lawn Care Mistakes to Avoid

It can seem impossible to obtain the lush green lawn that your customer desires. No matter what, it ends up looking patchy and unkempt. Here are seven common lawn care mistakes that may be causing these lawn woes. 1. Watering Issues In order to maintain a healthy lawn, the right amount of water must be [...]

Seven Common Lawn Care Mistakes to Avoid2018-09-05T13:12:07-06:00

Tips on Maintaining a Great Lawn

Fertilization On warm-season turf-grass species, withhold the first spring nitrogen application until soil temperatures at the 4-inch depth are consistently 65° F. I receive questions all the time about applying fertilizer early in the year especially when we have a warm February. Soil temperature data can to obtained by www.georgiaweather.net. This past week (Week of April [...]

Tips on Maintaining a Great Lawn2019-01-02T16:42:30-06:00

How to address dollar spot or those isolated brown spots on your lawn

What to do about ring spots on your lawn? This time of year, you may be noticing the development of rings or dollar sized brown spots on your lawn. This is referred to as ring spot or dollar spot and more formally as Necrotic ring spot (NRS). NRS is a disease of lawns that creates dollar-coined-sized or [...]

How to address dollar spot or those isolated brown spots on your lawn2018-07-19T17:02:47-06:00

Controlling Ascochyta lawn blight

Question: I have noticed a few spots in the grass on one side of my house? Could it be something in the fertilizer that will go away or might it be a fungus?  Answer: We are seeing a whole lot of Ascochyta leaf blight all over Denver this year. The fungus is a leaf blight meaning it [...]

Controlling Ascochyta lawn blight2018-07-13T10:27:26-06:00

Your August Colorado Insect Checklist

August Colorado Insect checklist of some common insect-related events - Denver, South and East  This is a generalized checklist of when some of the more important insect related events tend to occur in the South and East Counties area. Year to year variations are considerable, and this should only be used as a guideline to anticipate and [...]

Your August Colorado Insect Checklist2017-06-08T14:04:16-06:00

Your June Colorado Insect Checklist

June Colorado Insect checklist of some common insect-related events – Denver metro and Boulder, Denver South and East, and West Metro  This is a generalized checklist of when some of the more important insect related events tend to occur in our area. Year to year variations are considerable - this should be used as a guideline to anticipate and help [...]

Your June Colorado Insect Checklist2017-06-06T14:26:22-06:00

How to Avoid Lawn Care Scams

There's never a bad time to connect with a reliable, professional lawn company, but of course Spring is prime time - and like any other prime time, scams abound in the industry. Here's our list of tips for how to find a great lawn and landscape service without becoming a ripoff victim. Avoid door-to-door "deals" if at all [...]

How to Avoid Lawn Care Scams2017-06-06T14:26:24-06:00

Lawn Aeration Season in Denver

Lawn aeration season in Denver is upon us again during the next few months. Ever wonder what it entails and why we should use this method? Find out how aeration can help water and nutrient absorption in our weathered, dry and hard local soils. Aeration Breaks Through Denver Soils When we think of Denver soils, it’s [...]

Lawn Aeration Season in Denver2017-06-06T14:26:25-06:00

Does my lawn have Snow Mold?

Snow mold is a fungus that grows on your lawn. This year our Denver neighbors see more of this fungal foe. If you notice discolored, matted down patches of lawn, it may be snow mold. via flickr user ~noricum What causes snow mold? It’s a mold we’ve seen more in the Denver area [...]

Does my lawn have Snow Mold?2017-06-06T14:26:25-06:00

Your May Colorado Insect Checklist

May Colorado Insect checklist of some common insect-related events – Denver metro and Boulder, Denver South and East  This is a generalized checklist of when some of the more important insect related events tend to occur in our area. Year to year variations are considerable - this should be used as a guideline to anticipate and help recognize common insect [...]

Your May Colorado Insect Checklist2017-06-06T14:26:25-06:00

Your April Colorado Insect Checklist

April Colorado Insect checklist of some common insect-related events – Denver metro and Boulder, Denver South and East  This is a generalized checklist of when some of the more important insect related events tend to occur in our area. Year to year variations are considerable - this should be used as a guideline to anticipate and help recognize common insect [...]

Your April Colorado Insect Checklist2017-06-06T14:26:25-06:00

Your March Colorado Insect Checklist

March Colorado Insect checklist of some common insect-related events – Denver metro and Boulder, Denver South and East  This is a generalized checklist of when some of the more important insect related events tend to occur in our area. Year to year variations are considerable - this should be used as a guideline to anticipate and help recognize common insect [...]

Your March Colorado Insect Checklist2017-06-06T14:26:25-06:00

Can I skip raking leaves in the fall? Should I?

Have you heard the latest? Turns out you don’t need to rake your leaves anymore!...except that that isn’t necessarily true. ArborScape Blog dissects the hype for reluctant rakers below. 2015 has been the fall for a chorus of sites and sources to rejoice gardeners and ardent landscapers with the refreshing news that not raking is [...]

Can I skip raking leaves in the fall? Should I?2017-06-06T14:26:26-06:00

Your November Colorado Insect Checklist

November Colorado Insect checklist of some common insect-related events – Denver metro and Boulder, Denver South and East  This is a generalized checklist of when some of the more important insect related events tend to occur in our area. Year to year variations are considerable, and this should be used as a guideline to anticipate and help recognize [...]

Your November Colorado Insect Checklist2017-06-06T14:26:26-06:00

Your October Colorado Insect Checklist

October Colorado Insect checklist of some common insect-related events – Denver metro and Boulder, Denver South and East  This is a generalized checklist of when some of the more important insect related events tend to occur in our area. Year to year variations are considerable, and this should be used as a guideline to anticipate and help recognize [...]

Your October Colorado Insect Checklist2017-06-06T14:26:26-06:00

Lawn Fertilizing Service

When is Lawn Fertilizing Service Effective? Lawn fertilizing service is effective in many circumstances. Time limitations, extenuating circumstances, and an unhealthy looking lawn are just a few times when you can use a little help from a lawn fertilizing service to care for your yard when you cannot. 1) When There Isn't Time to Fertilize [...]

Lawn Fertilizing Service2015-10-01T14:33:31-06:00

Pre Emergent Lawn Weed Control

  Our pre-emergent lawn fertilization round begins March 13th and will be available through april 15th depending on weather.  Sign up today for the most important fertilizer application of the year. Pre emergent lawn weed control helps prevent broadleaf weeds before they are established. While labeled a weed killer,  more simply it stops the seeds [...]

Pre Emergent Lawn Weed Control2017-06-06T14:26:28-06:00

What Causes Toadstools in Lawns?

After a few days of rain and overcast skies, many of our Denver lawn service clients are asking, " Why are we getting so many toadstools in our lawn? And how do we get rid of them?" Even though toadstools are a fungus, fungicides or products that kill fungus are a waste of time on [...]

What Causes Toadstools in Lawns?2017-06-06T14:26:29-06:00

Keep Your Lawn Healthy in Bad Conditions

  With record setting temperatures and extreme drought conditions how can Colorado homeowners keep their lawns green and weed free? Throughout the Colorado region homeowners are struggling to keep their lawns healthy.  This damage will take several season for most homeowners to fix the lawn problems that will be created this season. So what are [...]

Keep Your Lawn Healthy in Bad Conditions2015-10-01T14:34:07-06:00

Summer Lawn Care Update June 2013

 While the dry weather may be drying out your lawn, one good side effect is a decrease in the amount of dandelions so far this year. However spider mite and fungal conditions are becoming more active as the heat reaches the high 90’s. The difference between dryness and mite or fungal damage is that the [...]

Summer Lawn Care Update June 20132017-06-06T14:26:29-06:00

Use Revive and Get That Greener Lawn

Do you want your lawn to be greener, healthier and more lush?  We may have what your looking for.  Revive is a product we are now offering to help green up your lawn.  Revive is an organic based product with added wetting agents. Revive is composed of processed organic plant bi-product and decomposed extract. It [...]

Use Revive and Get That Greener Lawn2017-06-15T15:21:25-06:00

Lawn Care 2013 – Drought Demands Early Action

The 2013 spring season is upon us - now is the time to get your lawn ready for the coming year. Already Denver Water is setting expectations for 2013: "A dry winter across Colorado has led to low snowpack, and mountain streamflows are expected to be well below normal. This follows a dry 2012, in [...]

Lawn Care 2013 – Drought Demands Early Action2017-12-28T15:39:24-06:00

Winter Mite Control

When your lawn looks silvery and wilted in the summer, it might need a treatment that can only be done in winter. A miticide sprayed on the lawn in early winter helps reduce mite populations - and the damage they cause. We perform two applications, the first being in December, and the second in February or March, [...]

Winter Mite Control2017-06-06T14:26:29-06:00

Lawn Fertilization Denver

  In season Denver lawn fertilization promotes a lush turf with fewer weeds and less work. Early spring and late fall fertilization has a different goal, building roots, a foundation of a thrilling lawn experience. Tree service Denver lawn fertilization will put nutrients deep into the root zone. By doing this the grass will develop [...]

Lawn Fertilization Denver2018-03-14T10:22:22-06:00

How to Stop Pet Urine Spots

 So you're an animal lover and yard enthusiast.  You take pride in the health and vigor of your lawn but you also enjoy pets, who also enjoy the yard as much as you do. Unfortunately your furry friends can wreak havoc on your lawn digging up holes, rolling in the grass and worst of all [...]

How to Stop Pet Urine Spots2017-06-06T14:26:32-06:00

How to Keep Rabbits from Eating the Lawn

Rabbits reproduce at an extremely fast pace. Learning how to keep rabbits from eating the lawn or garden can seem impossible. "This year I have seen more rabbit damage in lawns than ever before," Jeff Disler, plant health care consultant. "Especially in south metro areas like Littleton, Parker, Castle Rock, just everywhere. " Disler, [...]

How to Keep Rabbits from Eating the Lawn2018-07-19T17:14:29-06:00

Lawn Weed Control Tips for the New Homeowner

 Congratulations on buying your new house! Now that you have made an exciting new investment it is time to consider how you can optimize your new home. The lawn is a great place to start adding value while making your new investment look great. The question you may be pondering is where to start, especially [...]

Lawn Weed Control Tips for the New Homeowner2015-10-01T14:34:44-06:00

How to Keep Deer from Eating Your Plants

  For houses located in the foothills or mountains, seeing deer can be a normal part of home life.  As beautiful as deer are, the damage they create to your lawn and trees can be costly. Learning how to keep deer from eating your plants can be a trial and error process with no easy [...]

How to Keep Deer from Eating Your Plants2018-07-19T17:14:32-06:00

Spring / Summer Tree Care and Landscape Checklist

March Rake leaves Prune rose bushes Trim maple to prevent bleeding Thin old, overgrown deciduous shrubs. Deep water trees and shrubs as needed. Apply Merit for year long control of aphids. Plant new trees as needed. Begin weeding those beds not cleaned in fall. Schedule deep root fertilization for trees and bushes. Schedule plug aeration [...]

Spring / Summer Tree Care and Landscape Checklist2017-06-08T13:50:09-06:00

Ring Spots on Lawn

If you see dead spots on your lawn, it may be a fungus called necrotic ring spot (NRS).  Necrotic Ring Spot is a fungal disease that does the majority of its damage on the roots of your turf and grass. Due to the disease's hardy nature, managing the disease can be rather difficult.  It requires [...]

Ring Spots on Lawn2017-06-06T14:26:37-06:00

Lawn Aeration – Boring and Effective

  I’ll admit it. Lawn aeration is not the most exciting thing to talk about. I’ve even had to resort to the “got aeration?” tactic in our ads, which in my 10 years as a copywriter I’ve never had to do. Aeration is plain boring, just like the “got_______” campaigns you see everywhere. Aeration is [...]

Lawn Aeration – Boring and Effective2016-03-16T15:49:16-06:00