Lawn Aeration 101: Michigan and Cold Climates

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Lawn Aeration 101: Michigan and Cold Climates

  There’s nothing better than a lush green lawn that lets you spend time with your family in the backyard, laughing and having fun. But, to keep grass healthy, techniques such as aeration are important.    This leads us to the questions, “what is aeration, and when is the best time to aerate your lawn?” […]

How To Create Sustainable Landscapes w/ Rain Gardens

Sustainable landscapes can take many different forms and mean completely different things to people.For people who live in arid regions, xeriscaping is a beautiful solution to the challenges of natural conditions. For homeowners who live in the Great Lakes State, which seldom experiences drought, rain gardens can be similarly lovely and functional. The purpose of […]

What is That Residue on My Lawn? After Winter Lawn Care

Now that the snow is finally melting and we can see some evidence of grass again, it’s important to assess your lawn for any problems. Michigan experienced a long, brutal winter this year, and your landscape has likely been through some trauma as well, with the sub-zero temperatures and the regular exposure to chemicals from […]

Are Cold Winters Actually Better for Seasonal Flowers and Plants?

“Poor man’s fertilizer” – this is what people used to call a heavy layer of winter snow, and particularly a late spring snow. You may be concerned that the bitter cold and heavy snows of this winter have killed your perennials, but in fact, we may have a vigorous blooming of bulb flowers and perennials […]

Will My Lawn Come Back after the Snow and the Salt of Winter?

It is certainly a question landscapers and snow removal companies deal with as the winter months start to set in…will the snow plow ruin my lawn. As a company that deals with both the landscaping (warmer months) and plowing (colder months), we will give you the synopsis of what to expect! The dirty truth about […]

Finding a Better Solution for Green Waste in Landscaping

When you hire a lawn service in Grand Rapids, MI, you are able to put out of your mind a number of things such as maintaining your lawn equipment, purchasing topsoil, fertilizer, and mulch, and disposing yard waste.  Your lawn service does all of this for you.  But have you ever wondered what your yard […]

What Snow Plow Operators Wish People Understood About Snow Plowing

Snow plowing looks simple, right? Big truck, bunch of snow, zooom zooom, all clear, done. While it may look like a breeze from a distance, it’s actually something of an art, especially during challenging weather. Snow often changes as it’s falling, making the conditions of the roads subject to change as well. Wind can alter […]

How to Recognize Common Lawn Weeds

If you live in a neighborhood of both treated and untreated lawns, it’s easy to see the difference between professional and amateur lawn care. Good landscaping and lawn care cost money, and you need to make it a priority.  If you choose to do nothing to your front lawn, plants will most certainly grow there, […]