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Fix the bald spots in your lawn

Posted by Ryan Lawn & Tree

Jul 3, 2015 8:30:00 AM

lawn bald spotsSummer brings warm, dry weather that oftentimes can reveal bald spots in your lawn. If you have a few bald spots, you have a problem on your hands. Fungi, bugs, grubs or other pests can cause bald spots to develop in your lawn. Whatever the cause, to patch these bare spots, some seeding is needed.

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Topics: Landscape Maintenance, Lawn Care, insects, brown, summer, Disease, Fungus

5 Lawn Mower Safety Tips

Posted by Ryan Lawn & Tree

Jul 2, 2015 8:30:00 AM

lawnmower safetyFor about 70,000 people each year, mowing the lawn turns into a serious accident. Lawn mowers are powerful machines with sharp blades, and when they aren’t used with caution, serious injury, or even death, can result. Beneath the mower deck, you will find an incredibly powerful steel cutting blade. This blade spins at more than 2,000 revolutions per minute when the power is on. Depending on the specific length of the blade, the tip can reach speeds of up to 200 mph. Children are especially at risk.

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Topics: Landscape Maintenance, mowing, Lawn Care, summer

How to properly care for houseplants

Posted by Ryan Lawn & Tree

Jul 1, 2015 8:00:00 AM

house plant careKeeping us in touch with nature and the outdoors, we use houseplants in our homes and office buildings. They are beautiful and allow us to stop and take a sniff whenever we have a moment. However, houseplants still require some maintenance to flourish and remain a staple in your home.

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Topics: Planting, Gardening, plants, DIY

Plants that repel mosquitoes

Posted by Ryan Lawn & Tree

Jun 30, 2015 8:00:00 AM

mosquito plantsThere is nothing worse than mosquitoes feasting on your legs as you try to roast a marshmallow over the campfire. Unfortunately, those hot and humid nights are paradise for mosquitos. Instead of dealing with the itchiness and pain from bites, why not prevent mosquitos from biting you using plants from your garden?

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Topics: Flowers, Gardening, Lawn Care, plants, summer

City of Springfield hands out fines for not mowing your lawn

Posted by Ryan Lawn & Tree

Jun 29, 2015 8:30:00 AM

lawn care serviceResidents of Springfield, Missouri, not only have to deal with the influx of rain on their lawns, but a nuisance ordinance that can be costly. Due to the increased amount of rain the Midwest has received in recent weeks, grass is growing quickly. It’s important to mow your grass to keep it nice, but now if a complaint is called in to the Springfield city’s building services, you may be faced with a fine.

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Topics: Missouri, Landscape Maintenance, mowing, Lawn Care, Springfield

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