Will This Be Your Lawn?

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I took this picture of a new housing sub-division being built in the Broken Arrow area as I drove home yesterday. What was once a cow pasture with some scattered trees and such, has been scaped down with huge dirt graders in an effort to prepare the land for streets and houses soon. To get… Read more »

Stop Crepe Murder!

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Every year at this time of the season, I cringe at the sight of the “bad haircuts” on what should be large, beautiful Crepe Myrtle shrubs. Homeowners, and even “professional’ landscapers whack back the stems on Crepe Myrtles at the same point they were pruned last year, and the year before that, and the year… Read more »

Do-it-Yourself Lawncare……Is it Worth it?

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HELP……where do I start? I was at one of the big box stores recently, and noticed the big display of do-it-yourself lawn care fertilizers and weed-control products on display. So thought I’d check them out and compare these to what we use at LawnAmerica, along with the pricing of their products. Even I, with 30… Read more »

March is a Good Time to Prune Ornamental Grasses

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March is a great time to remove dead foliage from ornamental grasses, before they begin to green up soon. Ornamental grasses are great additions to home and business landscapes, and are becoming more popular every year. They are very well-adapted to Oklahoma weather and soil conditions, very low maintenance, and provide a beautiful contrast to… Read more »