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  • WHY ARE ALL THE TREES YELLOW THIS SUMMER?

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    So many trees with yellow leaves and it’s not even fall yet. You may have noticed this as you drive around. You will mostly see this premature yellowing of the leaves in maples and oak trees, but it’s also common to see birches and aspens develop these yellowing leaves. So, what’s going on with these trees?

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  • GRUB ATTACK!

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    Grubs are one of the most damaging insects in Colorado. You can find different types of grubs around the state. A relatively new species to Colorado, the Japanese beetle, are most prevalent in the Front Range; including Denver and the surrounding areas. A grub is the immature stage of a scarab beetle. Grubs are most commonly found in turf-based areas, which makes them damaging to lawns.

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  • COMMON WEEDS FOUND IN THE FRONT RANGE

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    Depending on the area that you are seeing weeds, we have a few different options for weed control. For lawn areas, we offer a 100% organic pre-emergent weed control and fertilizer called Synergy. This product will keep weed seeds from germinating. If you are looking to have less weeds, this is best used in spring and fall. We also have a 100% organic post-emergent weed control and fertilizer for lawns called One Earth. This product will kill broadleaf weeds, and you will typically see results after about 48 hours with proper watering.

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  • HOW IMPROPER LAWN WATERING WILL CAUSE TREE PROBLEMS

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    Proper lawn watering is not only beneficial for the health of your lawn; it plays a huge factor in the health of your trees as well. Whether your lawn is being over-watered or under-watered, improper watering can invite insects and disease to attack your tree. If you water your lawn following the 1-2-3-2-1 guide, you can prevent many pressures on your lawn, trees, and shrubs.

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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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