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Aeration & Overseeding: Time of Year, Benefits, & Mistakes to Avoid

Aeration & Overseeding: Time of Year, Benefits, & Mistakes to Avoid

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...
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How Landscaping Can Transform Your Yard & Increase The Value

How Landscaping Can Transform Your Yard & Increase The Value

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...
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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 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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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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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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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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