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Benefits to Yard Clean-up

Benefits to Yard Clean-up

Warmer weather and more daylight hours are finally here, but is your yard ready for you to enjoy? We use the term "spring cleaning" for inside our home but what about our yards, are we giving them the cleaning they deserver? This year, why not add “yard clean-up” to your cleaning regimen? By having a solid clean-up plan for your yard, you are setting it up for success throughout the year. When to Consider a Yard Clean-up Typically, the best time to start is ...
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Understanding Fungus & How It Affects Your Lawn

Understanding Fungus & How It Affects Your Lawn

When mother nature delivers a soggy spring or a summer heat wave, it stresses your lawn. Stressed or unhealthy lawns are much more likely to develop disease (aka. fungus); so the better you care for your lawn, the better the grass will be able to handle the natural conditions in your area. Fungal diseases in your lawn can take on a variety of forms. From dead-looking brown patches to highly visible spots, threads, rings, or slimes, once fungus strikes your yard, it can be difficult to treat. ...
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Make Your Yard Mosquito Free

Make Your Yard Mosquito Free

When it comes to our homes, we do so much to create a safe environment. We install smoke detectors, carbon monoxide detectors, security alarms, video cameras and so on and so forth. But what do we do to protect our loved ones outside? What do we do to ensure the safety of everyone who enters our backyards? Linnemann Lawn Care and Landscaping ensures that your property is safe from the one insect that can wreak the most havoc on you and your guests - MOSQUITOS! This insect is the number one...
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Life Cycle of Grass - When to Feed, Seed and Weed

Life Cycle of Grass - When to Feed, Seed and Weed

The grass that makes up your yard area has a "life cycle."  This life cycle is based on what type of grass you have and the climate it is growing in (ie. warm-season, cool-season or biennial grasses).  Here in Illinois, our grasses are in the cool-season life cycle as they endure the long, cold winters and regreen in the spring.  By understanding the life cycle of grass, you'll be able to determine the best time to fertilize your lawn and treat for...
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7-Steps to a Beautiful Lawn

7-Steps to a Beautiful Lawn

Spring is just around the corner which means it's time to start getting ready for lawn care through proper maintenance - fertilization and weed control. With a routine fertilization and weed control schedule, you can have peace of mind knowing that your lawn is getting everything it needs to reach levels of optimal health. Our 7-step lawn care program is designed to make sure your yard stays healthy all year long. Each step of our process is formulated with your lawn in mind. These...
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Understanding What to Plant in St. Louis

Understanding What to Plant in St. Louis

Not all plants are created equal when planting in St. Louis. There's a lot of things to considered - weather, hardiness, growth rate, maintenance, and so on. Landscaping is not a "set it and forget it" kind of thing. It takes knowing your soil, knowing your area and planning for how harsh weather will affect your bed. In our custom softscapes, we use native plants that are hardy and also beautiful. So of those plants that we commonly use are: Boxwood Lilac Cherry tree ...
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Hoffmann Patio Install

Hoffmann Patio Install

Project Info Project Start: 10/19//2021  Project End: 10/26/2021 Project Location: Waterloo, Illinois  Project Cost: $4,130  Other Contractors/Brands: Used Clients Materials Overview/Main Challenge Linnemann Lawn Care and Landscaping, Inc. specializes in lawn care, landscaping, design, and installation. Our team has the tools and expertise to carry out any outdoor project requested by our clients. ...
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That's a Wrap for 2021!

That's a Wrap for 2021!

Here at Linnemann Lawn Care and Landscape, we'd like to take this time to thank all of you who follow us and use us for your lawn care and landscape needs. You are the heart of the business and why we continue to be successful! As we near the holiday season, here's a few things you can use, plus a few safety tips to see you through the winter months....   Gift Certificates     Give the gift of lawn care this holiday season! When you're...
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Mayo Case Study

Mayo Case Study

Project Info Project Start: 9/28//2021  Project End: 10/1/2021 Project Location: Waterloo, Illinois  Project Cost: $8,280  Other Contractors/Brands: Eden Tumbled Edgers Overview/Main Challenge Linnemann Lawn Care and Landscaping, Inc. specializes in lawn care, landscaping, design, and installation. Our team has the tools and expertise to carry out any outdoor project requested by our clients....
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Brush Clearing Benefits for Your Property

Brush Clearing Benefits for Your Property

Maintaining your property means more than regular mowing. If you have a wooded area around or to the side of your home, it's a good idea to do brush clean up annually. Clearing away trees and brush around or at the property line is important because this helps cut down on wildlife infestations, reduces the risk of fires and increases the value of your property. It can also be a safety hazard and limit your families ability to enjoy your outdoor living space(s).   Benefits...
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