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It’s Nearly Brood X Cicada Season

It’s Nearly Brood X Cicada Season

Cicadas make a periodic appearance in gardens throughout the central, eastern, and southern US. Once every 17 years, these unique and uniquely noisy insects make their appearance and create as much noise as a rock concert while they mate. Thankfully, you will need to worry more about your ears than your lawn and garden as Brood X shows up on the scene. Brood X is scheduled to show up any day now as the weather of early May causes soil temperatures to rise to 65 degrees or higher. Brood X is...
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Outdoor Living - Romanstone Paver Patio Installation with Madera Fire Pit In Columbia, IL

Outdoor Living - Romanstone Paver Patio Installation with Madera Fire Pit In Columbia, IL

Project Info Project Start:4/12/2021  Project End: 4/19/2021  Project Location: Columbia, IL Project Cost: $13,000 Other Contractors/Brands: Romanstone, Madera Overview/Main Challenge Linnemann Lawn Care and Landscaping, Inc is a company that specializes in lawn care, landscaping design, and installation. We have the expertise to take on any outdoor project that you may need to be done, to add value and appeal to your home while...
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What Times of the Year is Best to Do Lawn Fertilization in Illinois?

What Times of the Year is Best to Do Lawn Fertilization in Illinois?

A perfectly healthy, lush green lawn can boost your curb appeal and give you a stunning outdoor space. But a dying and decaying lawn can make your property the unfortunate eyesore of the neighborhood. The trick to making sure your lawn stands out in a good way is proper fertilization.    Just like any plant, grass needs the proper nutrients to grow and thrive. It needs to be healthy enough to stand up to foot traffic, prevent weeds, and resist damage from extreme weather. Optimal...
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Front Yard Curb Appeal - Garden Wall Construction in Waterloo, IL

Front Yard Curb Appeal - Garden Wall Construction in Waterloo, IL

Project Info Project Start: 3/29/2021 Project End: 4/02/2021 Project Location:  Waterloo, Illinois Project Cost: $5,500 Overview/Main Challenge Amanda R. was looking to level off their front yard up by the home foundation, install new landscaping and add curb appeal to their home. Process Linnemann Lawn Care and Landscaping, Inc is a company that specializes in lawn care, landscaping design, and installations....
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Top Materials for Hardscaping That we Use For Our Illinois Clients

Top Materials for Hardscaping That we Use For Our Illinois Clients

Top Materials for Hardscaping That we Use For Our Illinois Clients Hardscaping offers up the chance to add practical and decorative structures to your landscaping project. Hardscaping items may not be living or organic elements of your yard design project, but they are just as important to the overall comfort and usefulness of your landscaped yard. If you have been wanting to add hardscaping to your yard or office, you may have realized that there are many options out there and that you...
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Light Up Your Landscape, Not Your Energy Bill

Light Up Your Landscape, Not Your Energy Bill

So, you've decided that you want to add some light to your outdoor living space. Outdoor lighting not only allows you to enjoy the fresh air for longer into the evening, but it also offers great safety benefits and increased property value. There are many decisions that must be made once you decide that outdoor lighting is your next project. Where will you hang the lights? What color will they be? How many do you want? Perhaps the most important question to ask yourself is...
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3 Common Techniques Used for Landscape Lighting

3 Common Techniques Used for Landscape Lighting

Landscape lighting is an excellent way to highlight a garden, yard, building, pathway, or other outdoor features. Uplighting, pathway lighting, and spotlighting are three popular options. These techniques are best for drawing attention to specific aspects of the property to enhance its overall appearance. With more than 25 years of experience, at Linnemann Lawn Care & Landscaping, we offer the highest quality residential and commercial landscape lighting services in the Columbia, IL area. We include...
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Project Case Study: Driveway Grading & Drainage in Waterloo, IL

Project Case Study: Driveway Grading & Drainage in Waterloo, IL

At times, the slope of the land around your home can create some concerns with water drainage. Pooling water can not only be a safety hazard, during warm months it can create a breeding ground for insects and ruin your lawn or other landscaping features. Over time, it can erode the underlying ground and create divots and potholes that can damage vehicles. Keep reading to learn more about our most recent outdoor drainage and grading project and see why using Linneman's hardscaping...
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The Wonderful World of Brick Patios

The Wonderful World of Brick Patios

The Wonderful World of Brick Patios Few design ideas complement a well-tended lawn and home-like gorgeous brick patios. These elements are aesthetically pleasing and extremely functional, transforming any outdoor space. Brick pavers are a simple way to breathe new life into your property, but should you go for concrete or brick patios? The hardscaping experts at Linnemann Lawncare & Landscaping throw in their vote for brick patios. We have worked on countless patio DIY installations...
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Lawn Fertilization Tips for a Healthy, Lush Yard

Lawn Fertilization Tips for a Healthy, Lush Yard

Lawn Fertilization Tips for a Healthy, Lush Yard Regular lawn fertilization is essential if you want a healthy and green lawn. Fertilizing is one of the most significant factors that affect your lawn’s growth, and proper fertilization provides growth and color to your grass and promotes its thickness. However, many homeowners disregard lawn fertilization because they do not know what grass fertilizers to use or how and when to apply them. If not done correctly, fertilization can do...
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