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Vibrant, green lawns can draw attention to any landscape. Many homeowners toil for hours each week to ensure their lawns are pristine, or invest in lawn care services to help maintain a yard if they do not have the time to do so themselves. While many treatments can be applied to lawns to help them...
Spring marks the return of flowering plants and warm weather. And homeowners know that spring also ushers in the return of home renovation season. Homeowners undoubtedly have an extensive list of projects on their to-do list this spring, and that may include helping their lawns and gardens recover...
UNIVERSITY OF MINNESOTA EXTENSION - www.extension.umn.edu   Lawn with summer annual grassy weeds and perennial broadleaves that encroached into thin turf   With autumn approaching, we will begin seeing cooler daytime and evening temperatures, along with (hopefully) more predictable rainfall...
UNIVERSITY OF MINNESOTA EXTENSION - www.extension.umn.edu   A nitrogen-deficient turf stand   I have received a few questions from homeowners about using table sugar as a fertilizer substitute for their lawn. There have been a number of blog posts on popular forums that have repeated the idea and...
UNIVERSITY OF MINNESOTA EXTENSION - www.extension.umn.edu   Raising your mower height to 3-3.5 inches results in a denser, healthier lawn.   As small as they are, longer grass blades mean more photosynthesis and stronger, deeper grass roots. The grass blades also shade the grass crowns and soil,...
UNIVERSITY OF MINNESOTA EXTENSION - www.extension.umn.edu   While vertebrates are doing the most visible damage, the white grubs they’re after are the root of the problem.   In some Minnesota lawns, instead of the grass greening up, the grass is being torn up. People are reporting lawns ripped up...
Spring marks the return of lawn and garden season. Lawns often bear the brunt of winter's wrath, so spring is a great time to nurse them back to health, and fertilizing can be an essential component of that process. Fertilizing a lawn can be intimidating. An array of fertilizers, with each...
A lush, green lawn is a point of pride for many homeowners. Eye-catching landscaping anchored by a healthy lawn is one of the key ways to improve the value and curb appeal of a home. In fact, the experts at HGTV say an attractive and well-maintained landscape can add as much as 10 percent to the...
UNIVERSITY OF MINNESOTA EXTENSION - www.extension.umn.edu   Unmown flowers in a St. Paul boulevard   No Mow May has captured the public’s attention in the last few years. The idea of not mowing a lawn during the month of May in order to promote flowers for early season pollinators was first...
UNIVERSITY OF MINNESOTA EXTENSION - www.extension.umn.edu   Spring is when our thoughts turn to green lawns, emerging flowers and sprouting veggies. So, it's a good time to sort out how to best feed all those plants to make sure we have lush yards and gardens this summer. Extension as a few new...

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