1. Good Grass in the Spring Starts With Fertilizer in the Fall

    One of the most common questions we get from our customers is what they can do to help their grass revive sooner and stronger when spring arrives. The truth is that for greener grass in the spring, you need to start now in the fall with fertilization. The right fertilizer put on your grass in the fall can feed the roots over the long winter season and help the grass come back stronger in the winte…

  2. Helpful Hints to Prep Your Lawn for Fall

    Like it or not, the end of summer has arrived and we're quickly heading into fall. For some people, fall means cozy sweaters, hot chocolate, and lots of pumpkin carving. For others, it's the gloomy end of long, warm summer days spent outside. No matter how you feel about fall, your lawn will need a little attention to help it prepare for the cooler temperatures. Some basic autumn lawn care can hel…

  3. 6 Benefits of Mulching Part 2

    When someone mentions a yard or lawn, what do you imagine? It is likely that you imagine a relatively flat space covered in lush, healthy grass or a well-landscaped yard with trees, flowers, and various other plant life. Does your imagined yard include mulch? Have you ever considered mulching your garden or using mulch as a lawn alternative? Mulching offers many benefits to your lawn, three of whi…

  4. 6 Benefits of Mulching Part 1

    When many homeowners imagine a lawn, they image a lush yard of healthy, green grass, but this is not the only yard option. In fact, some lawn alternatives can greatly reduce your maintenance costs as well as provide your lawn with many other benefits. Keep reading to discover the first three advantages of mulching your lawn or garden in our short mulching blog series. Stay tuned for our next blog …

  5. 3 Tips For Proper Lawn Watering

    Simply giving your lawn water is not enough to keep it green and healthy all summer long. In fact, improper watering techniques could mean you’re doing your grass more harm than good by over or under watering. Review the following tips to ensure you’ll keep an attractive lawn this summer by following correct watering practices. 3 Ways You Can Practice Proper Watering Water in the Morning One o…

  6. The Grub Worm & Your Lawn

    All you want is to maintain a healthy, green lawn throughout the warm seasons, but there is a host of destructive problems that your yard could encounter. One of these is a grub worm infestation, which can have severe adverse effects on the health of your lawn if not quickly identified and dealt with. If you’ve never contended with grubs before, keep reading to learn what you need to know to be …

  7. Spring is Here!

    Now that the snowplowing season is complete, it is time for us to begin thinking about the wonderful warm weather ahead of us! Later this week we will post before & after photos of our first hardscaping project of the season (East Grand Rapids) - I'm sure you will agree it turned out beautifully! Spring cleanups are in progress as well as mulch/bark installations.  We also began the lawn mow…