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Control Voles This Winter with bioLawn

Control Voles This Winter with bioLawn

Voles are a rodent that can create lawn damage during the winter. Underneath the snow, voles create tunnels and nesting areas in the lawn. This activity turns the grass brown and creates thin areas in the lawn. See the photo above for an example of what this damage...

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Are Armyworms A Cause for Concern?

Are Armyworms A Cause for Concern?

Over the past several weeks, Armyworms have been devastating lawns across the United States. As of late last week, there are reports of Armyworms in the Twin Cities. What are Armyworms? What damage do Armyworms do? How are Armyworms controlled? Armyworms are a moth....

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Irrigation Systems And Updates to Consider After the Drought

Irrigation Systems And Updates to Consider After the Drought

For those with an irrigation system, there are several things you should evaluate to make sure your system is performing optimally. This fall you should consider the following: Is your irrigation system distributing water uniformly across your lawn? This question...

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Brown Lawns: What Do I Do Now?

Brown Lawns: What Do I Do Now?

Some brown lawns will turn green as cooler weather and rains return this fall. For areas showing some stress but with green intermixed, make sure to continue watering them in between rains (as watering restrictions allow). To help these areas recover, continue to mow...

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Benefits of Liquid Aeration vs. Mechanical Core Aeration

Benefits of Liquid Aeration vs. Mechanical Core Aeration

Mechanical core aeration has been the primary means for aerating lawns for decades. Because of the mess and damage created by mechanical core aeration, researchers have been working on alternative methods to deliver similar results. Liquid aeration is now a...

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See Something Strange? – Send a Photo

See Something Strange? – Send a Photo

Your lawn and landscape plants are living organisms. They grow, react, and change with their environment and the weather. Much like ourselves, from time to time plants get sick, have adverse reactions, or look strange. We try to keep our eyes out for anything strange...

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Irrigation Systems And Updates to Consider After the Drought

Going on Vacation? – Lawn & Landscape Tips

Set up a watering/irrigation plan based on your expectations of the lawn. Going for a green lawn? Set your irrigation system to water every other day and double check that your rain sensor is functioning to turn off your system if it rains. If you don't have a system,...

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Why Your Yard Could be Attracting Mosquitos and the Solution

Why Your Yard Could be Attracting Mosquitos and the Solution

Hello, summer! And hello, itchy mosquito bites. Unfortunately, mosquitos are just a part of the season in Minnesota and Wisconsin, but that doesn’t mean your family has to be excessively bitten the second they step outside. In general, there are two big reasons why...

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