Creating a lush and resilient lawn is a top priority for many West Des Moines residents. Key practices like Overseeding and aeration can greatly enhance your lawn's appearance and health. In this article, we will explore the benefits of turf type tall fescue, rye, and Kentucky bluegrass for our local climate here in Central Iowa, various Overseeding methods, the Overseeding [...]
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When you envision a stunning, vibrant lawn, what springs to mind? Probably a lawn with rich, dark green grass so inviting you can practically feel it between your toes. Well, achieving this dream lawn is not as farfetched as one may think—it is entirely achievable, and it all starts with the superpower of lawn aeration. What is Lawn Aeration? Think [...]
It is that time of year, Yellow Nutsedge is starting to show up within our Des Moines Metro lawns. We are seeing a lot of it throughout West Des Moines and Urbandale suburbs especially in the irrigated lawns. As the Lime green grass invader loves the heat and moisture. Below is some information about the weed, what you can do [...]
Pruning Hydrangea's If you're growing hydrangeas at your West Des Moines home, let's keep their pruning simple. The classic Hydrangea macrophylla, also known as Bigleaf hydrangeas, are a favorite for gardeners and homeowners alike because they produce large flowers that last all summer long. But if you want to keep them blooming well into fall, there are a few [...]
If you’re a homeowner in Des Moines, understanding the best practices for lawn care is vital. This knowledge ensures that your grass remains lush and vibrant throughout the year. However, with so many options available on the market today it can be hard to know what’s best for your yard. That’s why we’ve curated these [...]
Maffitt Lake is one of Des Moines hidden gems found where all the county lines meet, Warren, Dallas, Madison and Polk. Known for its beautiful scenery of Prairie, woodlands, and a 200-acre lake it is a perfect retreat for a little bit of inspiration! If you’re an Maffitt Lake resident or enthusiast looking to make your home even more beautiful [...]
Lawn care is more than just maintenance; it’s also full of interesting lawn care trivia. Did you know that the United States allocates approximately $30 million dollars annually to lawn care endeavors? This substantial figure makes sense when you consider that 85 million households boast private lawns. To sustain these verdant expanses, an astounding [...]
Summer Rose Care in the Iowa Heat Summer rose care is essential as these lush, fragrant, and gorgeous flowers have the time of their life during the summer months, charming you with their bright bold colors, their hypnotizing scents, and their surreal beauty. But the scorching summer months of Clive may also negatively impact your [...]