All things considered, we had a pretty awesome summer in terms of weather. Your children probably had a great time running through the sprinklers, rolling around in the grass and doing cartwheels, and playing fetch with the dog. While this is great for your children (and your pets!), your lawn needs some love so that it can spread its roots and gain its strength for the winter months. That “love” it needs includes aeration, overseeding, and topdressing. read more →
How to prevent weeds in Omaha lawns
If you’re paying an Omaha lawn care company to manage your lawn and you’re noticing more weeds than usual, you’re not alone. read more →
(or, why knowing the pH balance in your Omaha lawn is important)
Ever wondered why your lawn doesn’t look amazing, even though you pay good money for lawn care services? The pH level could be the culprit (or at least one of them)! If the pH level in your lawn is not at the optimum level, fertilizers will not break down to be utilized by the grass. What this means is that if your pH level is off, you are literally losing money because the fertilizer you are putting down (and paying for!) is not being utilized efficiently and going to waste. read more →
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 →
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 →
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 →
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 →
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 →