Grub control, honeybees, and your lawn
It’s amazing to think that so many factors go into maintaining a healthy lawn! One of these factors is ensuring your lawn is receiving appropriate grub control treatment. Grubs feast on the roots of grasses and plants, causing sections of grass to die. But you don’t want to use just any grub control product! You should know what your lawn care provider is using on your lawn in any case, but when you have kids and pets, you want to be especially aware of what is in these products. Be sure you know what products your lawn care provider is using, and what impact these products have on your lawn… and the environment. read more →
Crabgrass and Foxtail are “March madness” you don’t need all summer long!
It’s March, which means spring is just around the corner! Early spring is when annual weeds like crabgrass and foxtail start to rear their ugly heads. Unless you apply a pre-emergent, they will pop up and become eyesores in your lawn all summer long! read more →
It’s lawn care renewal time!
If you’re a current Paradise Lawns client, you’ve either just received your lawn care service renewal notice or will be receiving it soon. It may seem too early to be thinking about your lawn, but getting this step done early in the year allows us to give you the best service possible. read more →
It’s winter in Nebraska, and we see frequent snow and ice this time of year. We’re relieved when we see the snow plows out preparing the roads before a big storm, but have you ever stopped to wonder what the salt does to your lawn? read more →
Fall is Lawn Renovation Time! Repair and Renovate Your Lawn from Summer Damage
One of our clients called the other day and asked if all this extreme heat and torrential rain should make her worry about her lawn. I asked if she had adjusted her sprinkler timers to compensate for each of these extreme conditions–this is when she realized she hadn’t done so.
But she’s not alone! read more →
Questioning lawn aeration?
Last fall, a curious five-year old watched with great interest as we walked our machines through his parents’ lawn. When we were finished, he asked me why we put so many holes in the ground. Why do we aerate a lawn in the fall?
It’s a good question.
The little holes we drill with our aerators allow food and water to reach grass roots. And those little holes also provide extra space for roots to spread and grow. After aeration, natural nutrients and water can more easily reach grass roots. read more →
Water is a very important aspect to the health and appearance of your lawn. Although water is vital for a great looking lawn, overwatering can be just as bad as not enough water.
There are 3 main things to remember when watering your lawn: amount, scheduling, and frequency. read more →