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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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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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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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Lawn Mowing Tips

Mowing may seem like such a basic task, but some lawn problems can be traced back to something as simple as improper mowing habits. Mowing may seem like such a basic task, but some lawn problems can be traced back to something as simple as improper mowing habits. Whether you mow your lawn yourself or pay for service, it is …

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How Often Should I Water My Lawn?

Summer is full of outside activities, and you of course want to have your yard looking its best. Unfortunately, because of the summer heat, your grass can quickly turn dull in color or even completely yellow. Summer is full of outside activities, and you of course want to have your yard looking its best. Unfortunately, because of the summer heat, …

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Getting Ahead Of Grub Damage

Regardless of whether you care for your lawn yourself or hire a company to do it for you, you expect a thick, healthy lawn that is lush green. Regardless of whether you care for your lawn yourself or hire a company to do it for you, you expect a thick, healthy lawn that is lush green. If you have a …

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Broadleaf Weeds Are Stealing From You

Broadleaf Weeds Are Stealing From You Broadleaf Weeds Are Stealing From You You have a thief right there in your own lawn! Broadleaf weeds are ugly to look at, they stick out like a sore thumb in your lawn. Dandelions, chickweed, and clover are the most common types of weeds that are usually seen in our area, but really any …