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Essential Watering Tips and Habits for a Healthy Lawn

Keeping your lawn lush and green requires more than just regular mowing and fertilizing. Proper watering is a crucial aspect of lawn care that often gets overlooked. At Lawn Squad, we believe that understanding the best watering practices can make all the difference in maintaining a beautiful and healthy lawn. Here are some essential tips and habits to help you …

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All You Need to Know about Summer Aeration

If your lawn is looking discolored, has thinning areas, or just isn’t growing as it should, it might be time for aeration. Why Should You Aerate? Lawn aeration addresses soil compaction, which can prevent water, air, and nutrients from reaching the grass roots. Compacted soil can cause your lawn to struggle, especially during heat or drought, leading to discoloration, poor …

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Say Goodbye to Fleas and Ticks!

Your outdoor haven should be a sanctuary for you, your loved ones, and your beloved pets. However, the peace and tranquility can quickly be disrupted by the menace of fleas and ticks lurking in your lawn. These tiny pests not only pose a threat to your family’s health but also jeopardize the well-being of your furry companions. Tick prevention typically …

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Your Lawn’s Silent Thieves: Tackling Broadleaf Weeds

Your lawn harbors a sneaky thief!  Lurking among the blades of grass, broadleaf weeds mar the beauty of your outdoor space with their unsightly appearance. Known culprits include dandelions, chickweed, and clover, prevalent in many areas, though any unwelcome plant in your lawn can be dubbed a weed. Beyond their unappealing look, these invaders suck essential nutrients—potassium, nitrogen, and phosphorus—that …

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Unlocking the Secrets of Limestone for a Lush Lawn

For homeowners, gardeners, and lawn care enthusiasts striving for that perfect patch of green, understanding the delicate balance of soil health is crucial. One often overlooked but incredibly beneficial aspect of lawn maintenance is the use of limestone. This natural mineral can transform your lawn, ensuring its vibrancy and health. Here’s how incorporating limestone into your lawn care regimen can …

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Mastering Mowing Techniques for Southern Lawns

Now that spring has arrived in the Southern region of the United States, it’s time to gear up for lawn maintenance. Among the most crucial aspects of lawn care is how you mow. Here are some tips tailored specifically for maintaining healthy Southern lawns: Optimal Mowing Height Maintaining the proper mowing height is vital for fostering deep root growth and …

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Professional vs. DIY Lawn Care: Which is right for you?

For many of us homeowners, the arrival of spring brings back the desire for a lush, healthy, well-kept yard. It’s the where your kids play, your friends gather on, and it makes your home look…like home should. But as any homeowner knows, the path to lawn flourishing is far from just water, sun, and a little luck—there’s work (and science) …

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Spring is here—should you aerate your lawn?

Spring is here, and lawns are emerging from their winter dormancy. If you’re now thinking about the health of your lawn, considering whether or not to aerate might just be the missing link starting things off right. Aerating your lawn is more than just poking holes in the ground; it’s an opportunity to restore life to your turf. In this …

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Pest Control for Fall

Now that the weather is getting colder, you may start to see unwanted insects seeking shelter in the last place you want to see them, your home. Now that the weather is getting colder, you may start to see unwanted insects seeking shelter in the last place you want to see them, your home. If you begin to notice spiders, …

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Summer Lawn Disease

Summer brings warm weather and plenty of fun to be had, but your lawn may not feel the same. With the high temperatures and humidity levels, your turf undergoes stress this time of year, which can lead to lawn disease. Summer brings warm weather and plenty of fun to be had, but your lawn may not feel the same. With …