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Five Crucial Steps to Taking Care of Your Ohio Lawn

When you think about what your lawn goes through during the harsh Ohio winter, it is easy to see how harmful it can be to the long-term health of your soil and lawn. Your lawn, whether that be a business property or a residential property, needs to be treated like your pride and joy.  Now,… Read more »

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Spring 2020 Care for Your Trees and Shrubs

Caring for your trees and shrubs should be part of your yearly spring cleaning efforts and what better time than to start, now in the spring of 2020. Trees provide so much to your landscaping look, but more importantly, they offer incredible environmental additions to the surrounding areas of your home or property. Trees and… Read more »

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Weeding 101: Best Ways to Have a Weed Free Lawn

Weeds can be a real pain for your lawn to try to have to grow around. It’s an issue that everyone has to deal with – especially those pesky dandelions that are wildly abundant here in Ohio. To be completely honest, weeds will never go away. Home and business owners will have to deal with… Read more »

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Keeping Grubs and Moles Off Your Lawn

One of the best things about spring is that your lawn turns into a green, inviting area that events can be hosted at your home. Your lawn or business’s lawn can be used for a variety of events that bring people together! It might be a serious issue though, when your lawn is brown, crunchy,… Read more »

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Spring Tree Care Plan: Tips for Turning Your Trees Green This Spring

In the spring, trees wake up from their long winter nap and prepare to grow. Spring tree care is a great way to help them out. It isn’t so easy being a tree in the spring. Pests, disease, and fungus can all wreak havoc on these vulnerable plants, meaning protection is essential. By following a spring tree control plan, you ensure your trees are set up to succeed this spring. Here are a few spring tree care tips to help give your trees a healthy boost.

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Give Your Lawn a Healthy Boost With These Spring Lawn Care Tips

Spring is finally here and with it comes the responsibility of taking care of the lawn. What you do for your spring lawn care determines the health and wellbeing of the lawn for the entire year. Having a plan and executing it properly gives your lawn the best chance at growing strong and staying healthy all year. Here are a few helpful hints to help with your spring lawn care.

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Early Spring Mosquito Prevention: It’s Never too Early to Prepare

Mosquitoes are dangerous and annoying pests no matter where you live. These nasty pests transmit dangerous diseases like West Nile virus and eastern equine encephalitis (EEE) every year. With an early spring mosquito prevention strategy, you can free your lawn from these annoying pests. These mosquito prevention tips can help greatly reduce your local mosquito population.

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How To Prevent Snow Mold in Your Lawn

One of the biggest threats to our lawns throughout the winter and into spring is snow mold. As the snow begins to melt, you may start to see spots and patches of mold on your lawn. Preventing snow mold is the best way to protect your lawn. Here are a few tips on snow mold to help you keep your lawn lush and healthy this spring.

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2020 Tree Care Plan: The Best Tree Care Tips for a Healthy Landscape

Your trees are beautiful, sturdy features in your lawn. It’s often easy to forget that they need proper care just like you lawn. Developing your 2020 tree care plan can help you ensure your trees have the care they need to thrive this year. Here are a few of the best tree care tips to add to your 2020 tree care plan.

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Ring In the New Year with a 2020 Lawn Care Strategy

The ultimate goal with lawn care is to get a lawn that you are happy with. A lawn that is lush and vibrant. A place for the kids or pets to play. Thick, luxurious grass that makes your home and property pop. Well, to achieve that goal, you’ll need a plan. Here are a few tips for coming up with your 2020 lawn care strategy.

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What is Winter Kill and How Can I Protect My Lawn?

The type of irreversible damage suffered by lawns throughout the winter is called winter kill. This generalized statement includes a number of different forms of winter lawn damage. All of this lawn damage in the winter is caused by many different factors. These examples are the most common forms of winter kill for lawns here… Read more »

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3 Reasons Why Lawn Care is the Best Holiday Gift

The holiday season can be stressful. Heading to the crowded stores in search of the hottest gifts is anything but relaxing. Here at Land Art, we think we found the best holiday gift: lawn care. Here are the 3 reasons why lawn care is the best holiday gift. Timing, Preparation, and Beating the Rush The… Read more »

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Fall Lawn Equipment Maintenance: Getting Your Equipment Winter-Ready

As winter descends on us, it’s essential to properly maintain and prepare our lawn care equipment. Fall maintenance after a year of heavy use is a great way to extend the lifetime of your tools and ensure they will be in working order next spring. For gas-powered machines, like lawnmowers and leaf blowers, will need to be winterized. Here are a few tips for fall lawn equipment maintenance.

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Fall is the Best Time to Fertilize Your Lawn, Here’s Why

Fall lawn care chores usually include pulling weeds, winterizing sprinklers, cleaning gutters, and (of course) raking leaves. But, what about fertilizing? While fertilizing your lawn in the spring and summer are extremely beneficial to your lawn, fall lawn fertilization is one of the best things you can do. When it comes to fall lawn care,… Read more »

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Leaf Litter: Appropriate Leaf Cover and Removal for Ohio Lawns

Every year we see new ways to remove leaves from your lawn, whether it be the next best rakes or leaf blowers. Everyone is looking for a reason to avoid this tedious task. Well, contrary to popular belief, there is such a thing as appropriate leaf cover for your lawn and when the leaves start to pile up, there are better ways to remove leaves than conventional raking and leaf blowing.

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Common Fall Pests Found In Ohio

As the days in Ohio grow shorter and temperatures start to dip, you may start to notice groups of insects loitering on the outside of your doors and windows. It looks like these insects are just enjoying the warmth of the sun but that’s only the half of it. These trespassers are sneakily planning an invasion of your home where they will overwinter until spring arrives.

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Aeration: Why and When To Aerate Your Lawn

As summer winds down and you finish up with your summer lawn care schedule it’s time to start preparing for fall. After the long hot summer and plenty of outdoor activities later, your lawn may be showing signs of fatigue. Your first option to restore your lawn may be to fertilize and water but if… Read more »

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Summer Lawn Care: Tips for Ohio Lawns

Summers in Ohio are hot, humid, and can put a lot of stress on our lawns. If you followed proper spring lawn care then the summer is not going to be as hard on your yard as it could be but that doesn’t mean you can pick your feet up and relax. There’s still plenty more to do to keep your lawn looking good throughout the season and into the next.

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Controlling Mosquitoes In Your Yard

With summer upon us, mosquitoes are out in full force, especially with all this rain we have been seeing this spring. Mosquitos can turn a bonfire or barbecue into a nightmare.

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