Lawn Service

What Is Grass Cycling?

In America, lawns are a big deal! It is estimated that the number of maintained home lawns are over 58 million. And, on the 58 million lawns, we spend over 30 billion dollars each year! Considering the huge number of lawns, individually, they average over 1/3 acre each and consume $517 in lawn products and…

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Unhealthy Soil: What Can You Do?

Unhealthy Soil: What Can You Do?

Many things can impact the overall health of your lawn throughout the growing season. From drought and heat stress, insect damage, and disease your lawn can have a hard time surviving. One of the main factors for ensuring you have beautiful green grass is ensuring the soil it lives in is healthy. When your soil…

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Robotic Lawn Mowers On the Cutting Edge: Facts About

Robotic Lawn Mowers On the Cutting Edge: Facts About

We’ve always enjoyed futuristic things at ExperiGreen Lawn Care. From science fiction to artificial intelligence to the latest in technological advances, if it’s futuristic – we’re interested! So you can imagine our excitement when we started reading about robotic lawn mowers. After all, who truly enjoys mowing their lawn? Even more, who enjoys having to…

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Control Creeping Charlie and Ground Ivy in Your Chicago Lawn

Control Creeping Charlie and Ground Ivy in Your Chicago Lawn

One of the most damaging weeds in lawns in the Midwest is Creeping Charlie (Glechoma hederacea). Also known as Ground Ivy, this weed has distinct kidney-bean shaped leaves with small purplish flowers and scalloped leaf margins. This plant creeps with along the ground, with long stems that root at the root nodes. As the plant…

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Controlling Crabgrass in Detroit

Controlling Crabgrass in Detroit

Crabgrass is one of the most prevalent and invasive weed species in turf in the Midwest. Once crabgrass gets a hold in a lawn or landscape, it can be difficult (but not impossible) to eliminate entirely. Crabgrass is an ‘indicator weed’, in that its presence is an indication of other turf problems. For example, crabgrass…

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Aeration & Overseeding Benefits

Aeration & Overseeding Benefits

Before the 1970s, few homeowners would have been aware of the benefits of aeration and over-seeding. Of course, on golf courses, where a carpet-like playing surface was mandatory, aeration and over-seeding was common. Thin areas that were not severely damaged but less than acceptable to golfers, required some help. Aeration and over-seeding provided the solution….

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