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 →
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 →
The Soil Food Web and Your Lawn
Everyone’s heard of the food chain, but what about the Soil Food Web? The two are similar, except that while the food chain is linear, the Soil Food Web is cyclical in nature. 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 →