How Your Local Extension Service Can Can Help With Lawn Care
Where can you turn for answers to common lawn and landscape questions? Most homeowners go to the local nursery, garden center, or big box store. Of course, those establishments are there to do one thing, sell you something; a plant, turf and ornamental care products, etc. So, you are never quite sure if the information you receive is on the level or just store promotional spin.
If you are lucky enough to have a reliable and experienced professional lawn care service, they are your go-to people. And, since you are already a customer, the information you receive will likely fall under the heading of customer service assistance and not product sales!
If you find yourself alone in the lawn care world and don’t have a trusted source for information; or if you just want to double-check what others are recommending for one thing or another, consider contacting the local extension service of your state university.
Beginning many years ago, extension services were set up to help farmers grow more and healthier crops; beans, corn, wheat, and cotton; even sugar cane in Louisiana. So, they have been right here, all along, ready to provide all sorts of helpful advice and information.
Of course, they can’t come to your house or do the work for you. That’s where the professional service comes in. Still, for good reliable information, click here to find the university extension service in your town.
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