Is your yard attracting troublesome ticks?

Bull’s-eye! This word commonly associated with a perfect shot at target practice is gaining equal recognition with a spine-tingling correlation to a tiny insect causing big trouble. The deer tick and wood tick (also known as the American dog tick)

Don’t sing the blues about bluegrass

For most Midwestern people, whether you own a home or not, turf grass is part of your life. It can affect air and water, it surrounds the places we live and work and it is often an integral part of

A healthy lawn equals a healthy environment

Your healthy lawn can benefit the environment with a positive impact. Find my favorite tips on how and why to keep your lawn “Green” instead of “Putting Green” perfect. Close your eyes. Picture the serenity of a healthy green lawn:

Winter lawn care tips for a greener spring

Winter is when most people spend the least amount of time thinking about their lawns. In the Midwest, each lawn mower is tucked away for a long winter’s nap, and their owners are thinking more about upcoming snowfalls than starting

You Are What You Eat – and So Is Your Lawn

You are what you eat … and so is your lawn All living things require food, water and air for survival. That being said, there are choices to be made. Many human beings have the access and ability to make

Volcano Mulching Kills Trees

Volcano mulching kills trees! The latest trend in mulching techniques is actually detrimental to trees. It has been nicknamed “volcano mulching” for good reason. Where or how this practice started is uncertain, but the long-term effect is known to be

Fall Tips for Healthy Turf – Aeration & Overseeding

Fall tips for healthy turf — Aeration & overseeding Taking good care of a lawn, when done properly, actually helps the environment. Too often, lawn care service and the term “environmentally friendly” do not go hand in hand; however, it

Ice Melter and Your Pets

Pet owners beware — Overexposure to chloride-based ice melters can harm your pets Living in Wisconsin means you are no stranger to harsh winters, and neither are your pets. When the snow begins to fly, plows, shovels, snow blowers and

Advantages of Winter Pruning

For many people, dating back to earliest history, trees represent everything from ashes to the zenith of life itself. Well-maintained, structurally sound trees are valuable assets to your landscape. They not only maintain and increase property values, but also help

Fall tips for healthy turf — Aeration & overseeding

Written by  Patti Beres Taking good care of a lawn, when done properly, actually helps the environment. Too often, lawn care service and the term “environmentally friendly” do not go hand in hand; however, it shouldn’t have to be that