Ryan Lawn & Tree blog

Can the height of your grass affect weed growth?

Posted by Ryan Lawn & Tree

May 4, 2015 9:00:00 AM

grass height and weed growthGenerally, homeowners have a set schedule as to how and when they mow their yard. They mow every week, every other week, or whenever there’s been a recent growth spurt. Most homeowners also have a set height they’ll trim grass down to during each cut. It’s just part of their overall routine.

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Topics: Weeds, weather, Lawn Care, Grass

Avoid allergies by hiring lawn care help

Posted by Ryan Lawn & Tree

May 1, 2015 8:30:00 AM

avoiding-spring-allergies-outdoorsIf you tend to suffer from spring allergies, tending to your garden and lawn can wreak havoc on your personal health. While you can take steps to help relieve your allergies, such as taking medicine or practicing natural remedies, there’s another way to keep your allergies out of the picture.

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Topics: lawn, allergies

Tips for adding Zen to your garden

Posted by Ryan Lawn & Tree

Apr 30, 2015 8:00:00 AM

lawn-mowing-patternsHow Zen are you? Do you practice meditation on a regular basis? Do you have your own mini office garden that you keep tidy and neat at all times? Or, do you throw caution to the wind and find your own ways to relax? No matter your preference, the garden is an ideal location in which to add Zen, whether through the addition of a water fountain, having sand with perfect rake marks, and more.

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Topics: Gardening, yard

California drought calls for change in Missouri

Posted by Ryan Lawn & Tree

Apr 29, 2015 9:00:00 AM

california-drought-problemsCalifornia may be located states and miles away, but what’s taking place on the West Coast could create serious implications further inland. The drought in California has required the state to cut water consumption by 25 percent, and it's the first time in the state's history that such severe, mandatory restrictions are being imposed.

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Topics: weather, watering, summer

Attract pollinators with the right type of flowers

Posted by Ryan Lawn & Tree

Apr 28, 2015 8:30:00 AM

usint-flowers-to-attract-pollinatorsDid you know that bees are an important part of the ecosystem? Though you may be afraid of getting a rogue sting (especially if you’re allergic to bees), these insects are necessary for helping flowers grow, making honey, and for keeping the ecosystem in check. Bees are also fun to watch in action; after all, the saying “busy as a bee” was created for this very reason.

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Topics: Flowers, insects

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