Published on Monday, October 30, 2023
As the winter chill approaches, it's crucial for homeowners to prepare their lawns and landscaping for the harsh conditions ahead. Proper winterization ensures that your outdoor spaces can withstand the cold, while also setting the stage for a healthy and vibrant landscape come spring. Here's a comprehensive guide on what homeowners should do to prepare their lawn and landscaping for the winter months.
Clean Up Debris
Before the first snowfall, thoroughly clean up any...
Published on Sunday, February 26, 2023
If you’ve ever tried to maintain your property's landscaping, then you likely know it can be a bit overwhelming. You spend one whole weekend weeding, pruning and tidying up just to turn around and have to do it again a few weeks later. As a living, growing thing, your lawn and landscaping needs constant care. That’s why you should consider handing over routine landscape maintenance to a pro.
Landscape pros understand what it takes to maintain any type of lawn and landscaping. ...
Published on Thursday, October 27, 2022
Outdoor drainage systems are an essential part of your lawn and landscape design. These systems provide your lawn with a way for water to leave without causing flood damage around your house (and pool). Typically, all that is required for adequate drainage is piping that runs from your gutters and down underneath your yard. BUT some yards need a more intense drainage system than others as standing puddles start to become an issue. If you're noticing a lot of water when there hasn’t...
Published on Wednesday, September 28, 2022
Fall is the best time to aerate and overseed a lawn. The cool nights and mild, shorter days provide the ideal conditions for seed germination. Seed also stands a better chance of retaining moisture in these conditions, plus seedlings will thrive without the extreme heat that occurs in the summer months. When seeding your lawn, the two most important things to remember are to make sure and establish a seed-to-soil contact and to water the new seedlings regularly.
Published on Monday, August 29, 2022
With Fall around the corner, you could be thinking about pumpkins, leaves and cooler weather, but did you know it's also a great time of year for lawn care and maintenance?
Cool weather translates into optimal growing conditions for your lawn, giving you the perfect opportunity to address any damage done by the Summer heat. It also helps you prepare your lawn for the Winter, and sets it up for a successful Spring.
Aerating and overseeding your lawn are two things that should be done...
Published on Saturday, July 30, 2022
With the real estate market booming, you may be thinking - "what more can I do to increase the value of my home?" Simple, invest in lawn maintenance and landscaping. Statistics show that sellers gain 5% - 12% more value from having a well-maintained, landscaped property.
"The American Society of Landscape Architects (ASLA) recommends that homeowners invest 10 percent of the home’s value in landscaping. Landscape architecture goes beyond plantings to include structural...
Published on Thursday, June 30, 2022
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 ...
Published on Monday, January 31, 2022
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:
Published on Wednesday, December 15, 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....
Give the gift of lawn care this holiday season! When you're...
Published on Wednesday, November 17, 2021
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).