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  • Lawn and Tree Care Checklist for New Homeowners

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    For new homeowners, owning a home with a lawn and trees and all that it entails can be intimidating. Where do you start? All of the sudden you have a lawn, weeds, a sprinkler system, and trees to deal with. It can be daunting to keep up with it all! Here is your basic checklist. We will go into more detail below.

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  • IS SOIL TESTING NECESSARY?

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    Soil testing is done to find out a number of things about the soil in your yard, including: nutrient deficiencies, pH levels, salt content, organic matter, lime, and soil texture. Soil testing is most commonly used for crops, but many lawn care companies also offer soil testing.

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  • DO COMPOST TEAS WORK?

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    In theory, compost teas are a great idea for an organic approach to lawn care. But it’s more complicated than having only the compost tea applied to your lawn. Microbes need food, air, water, and a little heat to survive and thrive.

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  • TOP 8 REASONS TO USE ORGANIC FERTILIZERS OVER SYNTHETIC FERTILIZERS

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    It’s that time of year again, when we begin to take care of our lawns so they look bright, full, and green all summer long. So how do we best ensure that they stay that way for years to come? By using organic practices, especially when it comes to fertilizers. Sometimes it may be easier to go to your local garden or hardware store and buy the cheapest and easiest to use product, but do you know what you’re putting on your lawn? Most people don’t. Here are some of the best reasons to switch to Organic fertilizers this year.

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  • LAWN CARE TIPS FOR A HEALTHY LAWN ALL YEAR LONG

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    Most people don’t think too hard about the state of their lawns, but then wonder why it never looks as green as their neighbors. Many people try to solve these problems by increasing watering times, adding synthetic fertilizers, and mowing more frequently. Most of the time it’s not what’s on the surface that is the issue. These key signs will tell you if your lawn is healthy or not.

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  • THE SIDE EFFECTS OF UNDER WATERING YOUR LAWN

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    The way your lawn looks will reveal a lot about what might be ailing it. Most lawn problems are watering related. By not watering your lawn properly it can cause lawn funguses, kill beneficial microbial activity, and cause shallow grass roots. These common lawn care problems are all caused by improper watering techniques. A single lawn might have multiple issues, because some parts of the lawn are being overwatered, and some parts are being under watered.

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  • THE TELLTALE SIGNS OF AN OVERWATERED LAWN

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    Most lawn problems i.e. 99% of lawn problems are watering related. Improper watering causes lawn funguses, shallow growing grass roots, kills beneficial microbial activity, and in turn kills soils. Many lawn problems are caused by either under watering, overwatering, too frequent of watering, and/or poor sprinkler coverage. Sometimes a single lawn will have sections that are over watered and other sections that are under watered.

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  • NECROTIC RING SPOT: A MISUNDERSTOOD FUNGUS

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    It happens a few dozen times a year: we get a call from a new customer asking if we can diagnose a problem that they’ve had in their lawn for some time now, and they have been unable to fix it. Sometimes, even other professional lawn care companies are unable to fix the problem! This issue is almost always Necrotic Ring Spot (NRS).

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  • HOW TO FIX A LAWN WITH SNOW MOLD

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    During the winter if your lawn has extended periods of snow coverage it might develop a mold in between the layer of snow and the lawn. This is aptly named Snow Mold. There are two types of snow mold, pink and gray. Gray mold is the most common type of snow mold in Colorado.

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  • WHAT IS THE DIFFERENCE BETWEEN CRABGRASS AND OTHER THICK BLADED GRASSES

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    Every year, we get calls in the spring about crabgrass. We know that our customer’s cannot have crabgrass in their lawn in the spring in Colorado, since crabgrass is a warm-season annual grass that does not show up until mid-summer. All too often coarse tall fescues, and many other nuisance grasses, are incorrectly identified as crabgrass. The term “crabgrass” seems to be a universal catch-all for any ugly grass growing in a lawn that is unwanted. But they are very different!

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