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  • 3 BIGGEST MISTAKES IN LAWN MAINTENANCE

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    Lawn care seems like it should be easy with the right tools. If you have a sprinkler system, lawn mower, and fertilizer, how hard can it be? There are nuances to lawn care that a lot of homeowners, and even some lawn care companies don’t realize! Below we will go over the three biggest mistakes you can make while taking care of your lawn.

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  • WEED OF THE MONTH SERIES: DANDELIONS

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    Dandelions prefer full sun and moist soils with good drainage, but will grow in just about every light condition. Once established, this plant is so resilient that it can grow in poor soil conditions where other plants especially grass will not grow. The dandelion is an opportunistic weed that will grow in bare areas or areas that have been disturbed. Because the dandelion doesn’t have any real threats, it thrives.

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  • LANDSCAPING WEED BARRIER CLOTH - DOES IT WORK?

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    The most commonly used weed barrier is a permeable fabric-like plastic that will let some water down into the soil below it. Others are just black or clear plastic. Some of the weed barriers are chemically treated to be UV resistant, so they won’t break down in direct sunlight as easily.

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  • WEED OF THE MONTH SERIES: BINDWEED

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    There are two types of bindweed; Field Bindweed and Hedge Bindweed. Both have arrow shaped leaves and trumpet shaped flowers, similar to Morning Glories. Hedge Bindweed has both larger leaves and larger flowers than Field Bindweed.

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  • WINTERIZING YOUR LAWN

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    Winter is approaching fast! Winterizing your lawn will allow it to come back healthy and strong in the spring and stay that way through next year. There are key steps to winterizing your lawn and making sure that it’s healthy and ready to go dormant. Here are some things you can do to ensure that your lawn is ready for the cold.

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  • WEED OF THE MONTH SERIES: CLOVER

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    The most common clover that we find is white clover. It thrives in cool, moist climates. But it is a hardy weed and can tolerate many different conditions. White clover even grows great in clay soils like we have here in Colorado. It can be very hard to get control of because it is so successful.

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  • THE LIFE BENEATH OUR FEET

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    As a society, we are very motivated to make our lawns and gardens look the best that they can be. We buy expensive plants, lay down pallets of sod, and install the latest and greatest sprinkler systems to make sure the grass stays green as long as possible. When everything on the surface looks green and healthy, we forget what’s going on beneath the surface.

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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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