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Summer Healthy Lawns

6/18/2015

seems like you just celebrated Memorial Day, and before you know what hit you, it's Labor Day and time to send the kids back to school. That gives you just over three months to enjoy the great outdoors with the ones you love. If you would rather enjoy picnics, tossing a ball around, and days at the beach over taking care of your lawn, The Lawnsmith is here to help.

Weekly Lawn Mowing: An Hour of Your Summer You Never Get Back
Lawn mowing is one of those chores you simply can't ignore. Not only is an overgrown lawn unattractive, it is also unhealthy. Regular mowing gives the soil underneath the opportunity to breathe, which in turn gives your lawn a lush, green appearance. With the limited time you have on summer evenings and weekends, mowing the lawn is probably the last thing you feel like doing. The Lawnsmith offers weekly and bi-weekly services on a day you choose. In addition to mowing, we also trim your lawn and dispose of all the grass clippings.

Special Lawn Care Situations
If your lawn is not as healthy as you would like, The Lawnsmith offers numerous one-time or ongoing services to help it look its best. For example, our professional fertilization service improves the health of your lawn this year and ensures that it remains healthy in the future. We visit your home several times to apply fertilizer that helps control crabgrass and weeds. The applications are staggered throughout the summer to allow the fertilizer the chance to penetrate the lawn and soil. This service is especially important to keep insects and pests from destroying your lawn.

Some of the other lawn care and maintenance services you may wish to consider includeaerationdethatchingdouble aeration and overseeding and power edging. Additionally, we can replace sections of your lawn that are bare or overrun with weeds.

Summer is for Family
Long road trips, an ice cream cone on a hot day, and watching fireworks cuddled together on a blanket are things that kids and adults alike will cherish in the years to come. Summer is short, so leave the lawn care to us and we'll leave the memory making to you.

Get a free estimate today, and reclaim your summer time!

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Rock Your Summer

6/9/2015

Your home is where you go to relax at the end of a long, stressful day. You probably like to spend time in your yard as well. With the seasons in Minnesota being what they are, you really have to take advantage of the time you have to be outdoors. There is only so much time before the snow and ice buries your yard entirely for months on end. When you're proud of the way your yard looks, you naturally want to spend more time outside with your family.

Consider Landscaping Your Yard with Rock
Adding landscaping rock to your yard provides it with a durable surface that is aesthetically pleasing at the same time. While a rock design may appear simple, installing it is another story. It is a labor-intensive job that requires a professional landscaping crew. At The Lawnsmith, we are prepared to handle your rock installation job from start to finish. This includes removing old rock if necessary, preparing the material for new rock beds, and replenishing rock in existing rock beds. You can choose your rock from a variety of sizes, shapes, colors, and textures.

Ideas to Incorporate Landscaping Rock
Deciding to add rock to the landscape in your yard is usually an easy and straightforward decision. It's deciding on a specific design that can pose challenges. This is where the design team at The Lawnsmith shines. Some of the possibilities for your home include:

  • Creating a waterfall from rocks and then enclosing the water that escapes from it with matching rock.
  • Incorporating stone into one or more of your outdoor features, such as a pizza oven or fireplace.
  • Building a rock garden, which is especially useful for yards that are built on a slope.
  • Installing a stone retaining wall and a flowerbed near the stairs leading to the inside of your home.

Request a Free Estimate
The Lawnsmith is happy to provide free estimates for all of our projects. Please contact us to discuss how we can help improve the enjoyment and value of your property.

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