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4 Spring Lawn Weeds to Look Out for in Iowa

4 Spring Lawn Weeds to Look Out for in Iowa

Dandelions, white clovers, creeping Charlies, and black medics are all invasive weed species in Iowa that tend to show up to bloom in spring. Once established on your lawn, they each can become a nuisance and can be rather difficult to get rid of as they disperse their seeds and continue to spread. Whenever dealing with one or more of these invasive species, it's best to contact a professional to eliminate them from your lawn! 1. Dandelions The first spring lawn weed you should...
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3 Easy Steps That Will Transform Your Landscape Beds This Spring

3 Easy Steps That Will Transform Your Landscape Beds This Spring

Are the landscape beds on your property here in Iowa in need of a pick-me-up? If so, here are 3 steps that you can take to totally transform your landscape beds this spring. First, you should trim the plants in your landscape beds to keep them looking healthy and beautifully manicured. Next, you should remove any debris and weeds that could potentially be harmful to your plants. Finally, you should replenish your mulch supply so that your landscape beds are covered and your plants are...
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Spring Is Here & It’s Time to Replenish Your Mulch

Spring Is Here & It’s Time to Replenish Your Mulch

Mulch is a great addition to any landscape bed. It not only elevates your curb appeal, but it also provides numerous benefits to your plants. However, mulch doesn't last forever. Over time, it will decompose and will no longer provide many of the benefits it did when it was first installed. This is why it's a good idea to replenish your mulch every year, and one of the best times to do so is in the spring. In Iowa, spring signals the transition from frigid cold temperatures...
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6 Critical Spring Tasks for the Health of your Lawn & Landscape

6 Critical Spring Tasks for the Health of your Lawn & Landscape

After your lawn and landscape emerge from winter dormancy, they will need some tending. They've just been through several months of cold weather and more than likely sat under snow for a while. To get your grass and plants adequately prepared for the growing season in central Iowa areas such as West Des Moines, Des Moines, Ankeny, and nearby areas, there are several tasks that need to be done. Learn more about these tasks. Spring Essential Tasks For a Healthy Lawn and...
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