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How to Create a Mosquito Free Yard

How to Create a Mosquito Free Yard

There’s so much to love about summer.....like getting outside to enjoy the longer days with a barbecue or enjoying an evening outside around the firepit with the family…...that is until those pesky mosquitoes drive you back inside. As carriers of illnesses like West Nile and Zika Virus, one bite from a mosquito can have severe consequences. While Mosquito repellent is a short-term solution to preventing long-term health issues that these insects can spread, they aren't a...
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NOW! Is the Perfect Time to Start Planning Your New Landscape & Hardscape Project

NOW! Is the Perfect Time to Start Planning Your New Landscape & Hardscape Project

Spring is coming here in Columbia Illinois, and there’s no better time than the present to begin planning this season’s outdoor improvements. Soon, longer days and milder weather will enable you to enjoy pool parties and barbecues on the patio. For more expansive hardscape projects like patios and retaining walls, companies need time to obtain building permits, so be sure you get a head start on booking your slot for the busy springtime. Take full...
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Project Case Study: Front & Back Landscape Redesign in Waterloo, IL

Project Case Study: Front & Back Landscape Redesign in Waterloo, IL

At Linnemann Lawn Care & Landscaping, our crews are passionate about installing quality planting beds that look beautiful and also complement our customer's homes. Our landscape team just had the chance to redo some old landscape beds for a home in Waterloo, IL and create a cohesive look and feel that wrapped around the entire home. Check out some before and after photos of this lovely transformation! We removed the existing landscape plants and grass around the home. Before we could begin installing ...
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Project Case Study: Landscape Renovation & Rock Installation in Belleville, IL

Project Case Study: Landscape Renovation & Rock Installation in Belleville, IL

One of our clients in the Belleville, IL area called us not too long ago. Their landscape bed had fallen into disrepair and they wanted a solution to obstacles in their yard that made it more difficult to mow the grass. We sat down with them, discussed what they wanted to see, and came up with a plan for their yard that will look lovely for years to come and will also be low-maintenance for them. Learn more about our recent landscaping project here and the steps we took to successfully...
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4 Reasons to Schedule a Spring Yard Cleanup

4 Reasons to Schedule a Spring Yard Cleanup

Once winter begins to recede and you see the overall condition of your lawn and landscaping, you may quickly realize you're in need of a spring cleanup. Spring cleanups are very beneficial for lawns in Columbia, Waterloo, Millstadt, and nearby areas of Illinois. Learn four reasons why you should schedule a spring cleanup now for your yard. 1. Spring cleanups clear your lawn of any debris, leaving it open to absorb nutrients. During winter, winds and snow...
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Project Case Study: New Patio & Walkway in Waterloo, IL

Project Case Study: New Patio & Walkway in Waterloo, IL

At Linnemann Lawn Care & Landscaping, our passion is helping customers enjoy their outdoor space. That's why we love getting to renovate and improve people's yards. When this client in Waterloo, IL, reached out to us asking for a new front patio and a walkway to their gazebo, we were glad to assist. Learn more about our recent yard renovation and paver installation here! We install custom patios and walkways for residential and commercial properties in Columbia, Waterloo, Millstadt, and...
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Project Case Study: Landscape Renovation in Waterloo, IL

Project Case Study: Landscape Renovation in Waterloo, IL

At Linnemann Lawn Care & Landscaping, we have more than 25 years of experience installing and renovating landscaping throughout the areas of Columbia, Waterloo, Millstadt, and nearby Illinois areas. When a homeowner in Waterloo reached out to us for a renovation of their existing landscaping, we were happy to assist them with that! Learn more about this recent landscape renovation and how we helped them improve their overall curb appeal and aesthetics. Existing Landscape Beds Were Overgrown...
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Ask Adam! Growing Flowers in Outdoor Plant Beds

Ask Adam! Growing Flowers in Outdoor Plant Beds

For those of us without a “green thumb”, growing flowers in outdoor plant beds can be intimidating. In practice, however, it can be a lot easier than you’d imagine if you know tricks that professionals use. Start with a small bed and see how easy it can be! Select a sunny location that is easy to water. Clear a planting bed of grass and weeds by turning the soil and removing as much of the vegetation as possible. Using a weed control product a few days before bed...
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Ask Adam! Hiring a Lawn Care or Landscape Professional

Ask Adam! Hiring a Lawn Care or Landscape Professional

A well-kept yard and tasteful landscape increases the value of your home and provides a relaxing space to interact with friends and family. A well-maintained landscape around the office buildings and commercial establishments provides a favorable impression to your customers and the community. With increasing frequency, homeowners and business managers are hiring professional lawn and landscape experts to save time, take away the guesswork, and enhance their investment. How to hire a...
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Ask Adam! Tulip Time!

Ask Adam! Tulip Time!

Fall is for planting tulip bulbs, which come in many different colors. Tulips do best in areas with dry summers and cold winters. The brightly colored, upright flowers may be single or doubled stemmed, and vary in shape from simple cups, bowls, and goblets to more complex forms. They are excellent in beds and borders to highlight any landscape. They are perennial, although many gardeners and landscapers treat them as annuals. A few tips on planting tulip bulbs are as followed. Plant the ...
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