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“DOG-ON-IT”

“Dogs Damage Lawns,” would not be an attention-grabbing headline, because it’s so commonplace. So common in fact that a series of urban myths has arisen over what causes the damage, i.e., female dog urine is more acidic and therefore damaging than male, and what homeowners can do to avoid the problem such as, adding tomato...

Ashes In Compost
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Ashes In Compost

A common question about composting is “Should I put ashes in my garden?” You may wonder if ashes in the garden will help or hurt and if you use wood or charcoal ashes in the garden, how it will affect your garden. Keep reading to understand more about wood ash uses in the garden and in compost.

Growing An Apple Tree In Your Yard
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Growing An Apple Tree In Your Yard

Most apple tree planting guides will tell you that apple trees can take a long time to fruit. This will depend, of course, on the variety of tree you purchase. Some will produce fruit earlier than others. Soil for growing an apple tree One thing to remember about growing an apple tree is that the...

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After Your Lawn Treatment

Many people have asked me if after we apply our lawn treatments to their lawn and then it rains will it run off their lawn into the street? My answer to this question is “no your treatment won’t run off your lawn”. Because your lawn acts like a gigantic filter it will hold our treatment!...

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Lawn Mowing

Proper lawn mowing involves the interaction of the height and frequency of mowing. Most lawns should be mowed no lower than 1 1/2 inches and up to 3 inches. Shaded lawns need the taller mowing height. The personal preferences of the homeowner usually determine the exact height selected. The lawn should be mowed often enough...

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Lawn Renovation

Lawn renovation involves restoring a deteriorated turfgrass area to an improved condition. Depending on the condition of the turf, this process can be accomplished without establishing a new lawn. Lawn renovation is time-consuming and expensive and should not be performed unless steps are taken to correct the underlying cause of turf deterioration. Included in this...

Tree and Shrub
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Tree and Shrub

This program is designed to protect your valuable ornamental trees and shrubs from damaging insects, mites and scale pests by incorporating an integrated pest management approach to maximize control while minimizing pesticide usage.

Additional Services
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Additional Services

Here at Grasshopper Lawns Inc, we offer several programs that will enhance the health and beauty of your surroundings. Our most popular program, the Lawn Care Program, includes a 7 step "weed & feed" type of service that will help thicken your lawn without over applying pesticides.

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