Happy Labor Day

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I set out to write an inspiring blog today about the origins of Labor Day. After researching the start of Labor Day, I learned it was not all that inspiring. It is a holiday born out of strikes, clashes and even deaths in the late 1800’s. Many of the traditions associated with Labor Day came… Read more »

Spurge is Made for Summertime Hot Weather

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With hot and dry weather that we encounter in July and August in Oklahoma, a common summer broadleaf weed named Spurge makes its’ presence known. It can not only grow in lawns, particularly well along the edge bordering the street, but in landscape beds, small cracks in driveways, etc. It does not take much soil… Read more »

A Forest is Trying to Grow in My Lawn

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Lawns are actually not natural. They are nice, healthy, and add tremendous environmental benefits to the urban environment. Mother Nature however is always trying to do her thing, which is attempting to eventually grow a forest in your lawn. That’s what these little tree saplings are that always pop up in Oklahoma lawns in spring…. Read more »