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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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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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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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Why It's Crucial to Keep Your Lawn Fertilized in 2020

Why It's Crucial to Keep Your Lawn Fertilized in 2020

While it may be hard to think about it in the middle of wintry weather, your lawn care for 2020 is incredibly important. Neglecting even one step in a lawn care routine can spell disaster for that healthy grass you've worked hard to cultivate over the years. Throughout 2020, it's crucial to follow our seven-step program that was designed specifically for local lawns. Learn why your lawn in Columbia, Millstadt, Waterloo, and nearby areas needs to adhere to a...
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