Save the Omaha bees…with grub control?
Have you heard? Bees are in a little bit of trouble.
Dating back to 2006, bees have been mysteriously disappearing. In February 2014, the U.S. Department of Agriculture said it would dedicate about $3 million to help protect honeybees from their biggest adversary:
Pesticides. read more →
Hey, Dave! What does organic lawn care mean, exactly?
As we are moving through lawn care season, people have been asking us, “What does organic lawn care mean, exactly?” We thought it was a good time to fully explain what organic lawn care is and why we heavily promote it here at Paradise Lawns!
It’s that time of year again: the phone calls and emails are pouring in, asking us…
Why is my lawn turning white?
I could try making some witty joke about how after a while, your lawn starts to age just like we do (get it? gray hair?), but that wouldn’t be funny OR the truth. Having a white lawn isn’t something to be concerned about–it actually means the product we just put down is doing its job! read more →
They say an ounce of prevention is worth a pound of cure, right? We know that you take special precautions with your pets to keep them healthy and happy. Did you know that you can use your yard to help prevent an ant, flea, and tick outbreak as well?
Using your yard for ant, flea, and tick prevention
Just as you replace your pet’s flea and tick prevention collars, you can also use your yard as a prevention method, too! We use a safe ant, flea, and tick prevention product called Cedar Oil to treat our clients’ yards for these pest-y insects. While ants are mostly just a bother, fleas and ticks are expert carriers of diseases. The more prevention early on, the less hassle later.
Use of Cedar Oil for ant, flea, and tick prevention
Paradise Lawns is proud to carry an OMRI (Organic Materials Review Institute)-approved Cedar Oil to use in our organic lawn care services in the Omaha metro. Each Cedar Oil treatment lasts about 4-6 weeks, so we will bid your yard with this in mind. It’s especially beneficial for your family if you choose not to use flea and tick collars for your pets. Having a safe, chemical-free way to guard your home against ants, fleas, and ticks is possible–and you can use your own lawn as your first line of defense!
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Paradise Lawns’ Top 3 Fall Lawn Care Recommendations
With the cooler temperatures hitting the Omaha metro, it’s time to start thinking about how to prepare your lawn for the winter. This time of year, we’re often asked what we recommend for Omaha metro lawns in terms of fall lawn care. Let’s explore our top 3 fall lawn care recommendations for the Omaha metro. read more →
The Best of Omaha Lawn Care category is one we’d like to win…with your help!
The Best of Omaha campaign was started by the Omaha Magazine in the 1980s as a way to vote for favorite Omaha businesses. Today, there are 176 categories in which to vote. “Lawn care” is the category we’d appreciate a vote in!
Whether or not you vote for us, we’re offering a $250 gift certificate from Paradise Lawns to use toward any service–like fall aeration, overseeding, topdressing with compost, holiday lighting, or organic lawn care–for 2018. To be qualified, simply email your “proof of voting certificate” to us at email@example.com to be entered to win. You do not have to vote for us to be entered in our drawing. Of course, we’d still appreciate your vote! 🙂
Remember: you must vote AND email your proof of voting certificate to us by Sunday, August 20 to enter to win! Simply visit BestofOmaha.com/28872 and enter 28872 in the Quick Vote Code section. After voting is complete, simply forward your Proof of Voting Certificate to us at firstname.lastname@example.org to be entered to win! You do NOT need to vote for us in Best of Omaha Lawn Care…but we’d sure appreciate it if you did!
Oh, no! I already voted but want to vote for Paradise Lawns! What should I do?
No worries! According to Best of Omaha, you can actually use the email you registered with to return as often as you like to add to or modify your ballot!
Did you know that the U.S. spends more money on dollar spot turf disease control than on any other turf control?
Nebraska and Turf Disease…and getting help
It’s been a crazy weather summer here in Nebraska–and these last few weeks of high temperatures and equally high humidity have created the perfect scenario for turf disease. read more →
My Dog’s Feet Were Burning—So I Switched To Safe Organic Lawn Care!
Lawn Care and Pet Safety
It is becoming common knowledge that conventional, chemical pesticides and fertilizers are dangerous for the environment and its inhabitants. They degrade soil, pollute water, and affect the health of humans, pets, and wildlife. read more →