April…already???

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Can you believe it is April already? If you are like me, looking at the temperatures and the landscape, it sure doesn’t feel like April.  We just had one of our colder Easters in Oklahoma this past weekend.  The trees are barely leafing out in most cases, and much of the bermudagrass has still not… Read more »

Dandelions Mean it’s Time for Spring Cleaning

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We can tell Spring has officially sprung because we’re busy cleaning up dandelions for our customers. Isn’t that just dandy? Well dandelions certainly seem to think so! Dandelions can be a nuisance but they aren’t all bad. The entire plant is edible, they do pull nutrients from deep within the soil and deposit them back… Read more »

Liquid or Granular – Does it Matter?

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Nitrogen, the primary component of most fertilizers, has long been lauded as the element responsible for the dark green color that homeowners are hoping to achieve with fertilizer applications.  Numerous studies show that in fact, Nitrogen is only one component and that there are many other components that impact the color and overall health of… Read more »

Which is better, one pre-emergent or two?

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Comparing lawn care programs and pricing can be a lot like trying to understand the difference between the colors lime green and chartreuse.  So let’s see if we can shed some light on a common question; are two pre-emergent applications better than one? First of all, weed control products in their most basic forms break… Read more »

What’s Up With the Blue Lawns?

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It’s not uncommon this time of year to see lawns scattered throughout neighborhoods that have been sprayed blue or in some cases a neon green.  What’s up with that? Basically, it is just a dye that some companies add to their weed control applications.  The color adds nothing to the effectiveness of products being sprayed. … Read more »