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Lawn Aeration Can Make a Good Lawn Great

Next Door Know-How Jun 06, 2017 Comments Off on Lawn Aeration Can Make a Good Lawn Great

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Don’t let your lawn suffocate!

Does your lawn seem thin no matter how much fertilizer is put down? If you’re not aerating, your lawn might be suffocating from a lack of air and nutrients. Breathe life into your roots with core aeration!

Here in Dallas and the surrounding DFW Metroplex, we have hard soil with a very high clay content. This causes your lawn to get harder and more compacted near the surface of the turf. This is called soil compaction and can only be fixed with lawn aeration.

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2017 Round 2 Lawn Care Applications

Application Info, Next Door Know-How Mar 06, 2017 Comments Off on 2017 Round 2 Lawn Care Applications
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March has arrived quickly as this year’s summer is rolling. There is no slowing anything down this year and we are keeping pace to make sure your lawn is healthy and full! Our team will soon be starting our second application of the year. This application will focus on broad leaf weeds like chickweed, and clover as well as some of our first warm season weeds like crabgrass.

If you see us around, feel free to ask us any questions you might have! As always, we’ll leave directions for any follow up lawn care steps and we look forward to helping to keep your lawn simply greener.

Act Now to Keep Fire Ants Away All Year Long

Application Info, Next Door Know-How Mar 02, 2017 Comments Off on Act Now to Keep Fire Ants Away All Year Long
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With this year’s early warm weather, ants have been especially active. Without the cold to keep them underground, we’ve been seeing a lot more activity from these unwelcome guests. Now is the time to consider applying our 6 month Fire Ant Program! Hundreds of my customers have already tried this service in past years and have gotten year round control with just one application.
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2017 Spring Maintenance Tips

Next Door Know-How Mar 01, 2017 Comments Off on 2017 Spring Maintenance Tips

Spring Maintenance Tips

Spring is here and with this year’s early warm weather, it’s definitely time to start talking about ways to make your lawn bright and green this summer!

 

When Should I Scalp My Lawn?

The first mow of the season is the perfect time to remove the extra grass that has kept your lawn safe during the winter. Set your mowers half an inch lower and help the sunlight get to that new growth faster. Luckily, we’ve had plenty of rain so far to keep your lawn from drying out, but keep an eye on it after the first mow to make sure it doesn’t get too thirsty.

 

Test Your Sprinkler System

These March showers (and hail storms) have kept the ground nice and wet, but it won’t be long before the summer heat is here in full. Now is the time to run your sprinkler systems to make sure all your heads are spraying correctly. Not sure how long to set each station? Contact us and we can be sure to include our signature rain gauge in your next service!

 

Top-dress Your Lawn and Fill Any Holes or Low Spots

With the Spring grass just starting to peak out, now is the perfect time to add some extra soil or sand to any low spots or washed out areas you might have.

 

Call With Any Concerns!

As we move into treating for warm weather weeds, now is the time for you to tell us how your lawn is doing and what we can do to make it better! Conctact us today at 972-840-8899 or send us an email to let us know if you’re seeing any weeds or problem areas in your lawn. An ounce of prevention is worth a pound of cure.

Merry Christmas from Simply Greener Lawn!

Next Door Know-How Dec 07, 2016 Comments Off on Merry Christmas from Simply Greener Lawn!

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As another year draws to a close, we value the opportunity to count our blessings and appreciate all the things that are truly important. So, to each and every one of our customers who allow us to serve you, we’d like to say, “Merry Christmas and thank you!”