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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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  • 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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