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Mushrooms: Friend or Foe?

“Where are these mushrooms coming from? I just mowed the lawn and saw none; now they are growing all over the place.” Did you know mushrooms actually indicate good soil health? They are the fruiting bodies of fungus. Under the right conditions, wet, humid weather and lots of shade conditions are right for the spread…

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Maintaining Summer Landscapes & Flower Beds

After annuals, perennials and shrubs are carefully planted in decorative beds, there can be a tendency to just leave them alone and let them grow. Unfortunately, when neglected and not maintained landscapes and once beautiful flower beds can become eye sores. Several factors are important in maintaining the look you envisioned as you designed and…

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Early Mosquito Control to Combat the Spread of Zika

When thinking about mosquito control, one common misconception that many people have is that you have to wait until you see large numbers of mosquitoes before you begin a mosquito control treatment plan. But in reality, the best time to begin is earlier in the ‘mosquito season’ – when mosquitoes are just starting to emerge…

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Robotic Lawn Mowers On the Cutting Edge: Facts About

Robotic Lawn Mowers On the Cutting Edge: Facts About

We’ve always enjoyed futuristic things at ExperiGreen Lawn Care. From science fiction to artificial intelligence to the latest in technological advances, if it’s futuristic – we’re interested! So you can imagine our excitement when we started reading about robotic lawn mowers. After all, who truly enjoys mowing their lawn? Even more, who enjoys having to…

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Lawn Mites in Denver, Colorado? Yes, They’re a Problem!

Lawn Mites in Denver, Colorado? Yes, They’re a Problem!

Did your lawn come out of the winter months looking brown, dry or even…dead? And are the bare/dry spots in your lawn not showing signs of recovering? Unfortunately, the Denver area has become the host for a convention of lawn mites – who have decided to move into the area with millions of their friends. Lawns in…

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Control Creeping Charlie and Ground Ivy in Your Chicago Lawn

Control Creeping Charlie and Ground Ivy in Your Chicago Lawn

One of the most damaging weeds in lawns in the Midwest is Creeping Charlie (Glechoma hederacea). Also known as Ground Ivy, this weed has distinct kidney-bean shaped leaves with small purplish flowers and scalloped leaf margins. This plant creeps with along the ground, with long stems that root at the root nodes. As the plant…

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Controlling Crabgrass in Detroit

Controlling Crabgrass in Detroit

Crabgrass is one of the most prevalent and invasive weed species in turf in the Midwest. Once crabgrass gets a hold in a lawn or landscape, it can be difficult (but not impossible) to eliminate entirely. Crabgrass is an ‘indicator weed’, in that its presence is an indication of other turf problems. For example, crabgrass…

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