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6211 West 98th Street
Bloomington, MN 55438
Lawn Care Services
-Leaves from landscaped beds, window wells, shrubs and hard surfaces are blown onto grass areas.
-Leaves and dead grass are vacuumed and chopped into powder with a mulching mower.
-This powder is loaded with nutrients that feed the grass and give your lawn a healthy start in Spring. Your yard is left neat and clean and you will notice it green up beautifully in a few days.
We aggressively rake the lawn to remove thatch. We go over the big areas two or three times with the rakes on the mowers. We hit the smaller areas with a small power rake. Thatch is then mulched into nutrients that are a benefit instead of a hindrance. Most sunny areas can benefit from having this done every year with the spring cleanup.
Roof & Gutter Cleaning:
-Down Spouts are blown clean of clogs and debris. Gutters are taken apart and re-assembled if needed to remove severe clogs.
-This is most often done with yard cleanups in spring & again in the fall before it freezes permanently.
Our Fall Cleanups begin in October as part of our weekly mowing service. We vacuum and chop the falling leaves into nutrient rich powder to keep the lawn growing thicker instead of being shaded and suffocated.
Near the end of October, We blow the bulk of the leaves from landscaped beds and hard surfaces. Leaves are mulched into nutrients. Excessive leaves are vacuumed and hauled away. Near Mid November we do our final and detailed cleanup. Leaves are blown from landscaped beds, window wells, shrubs and hard surfaces onto lawn. Lawns are mulched and vacuumed and excess leaves hauled away.
-Trees, bushes, and shrubs removal and stump grinding done on call.
We are very effective in getting grass to grow in the shade where grass has thinned out in the early spring.
-Next we aerate the area.
-We haul in soft top-soil to hold the seed if needed.
-We plant a dense shade seed mixture, which blends well with most types of grasses and grows very well with little sunlight.
-Finally we apply starter fertilizer to achieve a high germination rate.
-Keep ground moist at all times until new grass is ready to be mowed.
-Don't let dirt turn gray, keep it moist and dark in color.
-After it is tall enough to be mowed water as you would the rest of the lawn.
-Set mower height between 2.5 and 3 inches, taller during summer months.
In sunny areas and along streets and driveways, sod works very well. We can install an "instant lawn" that will do well in direct sun. Sod prevents weeds from growing and area can be maintained with any fertilizer and weed control program. Keep new sod moist until it is firmly rooted (sticks to the ground).
Seeding bare spots:
We will work up the soil, add new peat soil if needed, spread the right strains of seed for the amount of sunlight, and cover with mulch to keep it moist. This is best done in the spring, and will need to be keep watered more than other areas until the roots have developed and can tolerate the heat and drought of summer.
This is recommended for larger areas where the turf is thin, but not bare. Fall is the best time, as temperatures are cooler, but spring is also an option if you can keep the lawn watered adequately throughout the summer.
It’s not as simple as throwing some lawn seed down on your lawn. To make it successful, it requires specialized lawn equipment and experienced know-how.
We vertical slice or aerate multiple times, broadcast seed, and starter fertilizer.
We’ll include a lawn evaluation to see what may be helpful to prevent the lawn from thinning out again.
Mowing will be done on the same day (weather permitting) each week. You can choose to have your lawn mowed every week regardless of growth or skip a week or two if we don't think it needs to be cut.
Clippings will be mulched into the lawn. Recycling the clippings into the lawn all year is as good as one application of the best fertilizer money can buy. You can choose to have us bag clippings weekly, for an occasion, or whenever they get to be too excessive. Bagging does cost extra.
We mow at 2.5 inches in the spring and fall. Height of cut is raised as the summer heat increases to help keep your lawn green. We line trim around all obstacles in the yard so all the grass is cut evenly. Grass clippings are blown off sidewalks and driveways and kept away from sensitive areas. We have mowers of all sizes and will use what is best for your lawn.
Landscaping for All Seasons
• Natural rocks
• Retaining walls
• Mulch and rock installation
• Block & edging installation
• Tree, Shrub, plants, perennials, annuals installation
• We remove old landscapes and install new ones
• Remove overgrown or old bushes and plant new ones
• We raise grades around foundations to prevent water in basements.
• Raise low areas in lawn
• Lawn sprinkler installations and maintenance.
• Tree removal
• Stump grinding
• Bobcat work
Here is the secret to our outstanding fertilizer and weed control program. Just read through our program and you’ll see why weeds in your lawn will be a thing of the past. And the slow release fertilizer will keep it green all summer long.
Premium Fertilizer Program:
Late Spring: Crabgrass pre-emergent is applied lightly to entire lawn. Slow release fertilizer is applied. Lawn is blanket sprayed with broadleaf weed control to eliminate all weeds. We guarantee weed control!
Early Summer: Premium high potash and iron slow release granular fertilizer is applied for premium color, density, and resistance to disease & drought.
Summer: Crabgrass, and all those obnoxious summer weeds are spot sprayed. Slow release fertilizer is applied.
Fall: Heavier amounts of slow release fertilizer is applied for good root growth. Weeds are sprayed.
Budget Fertilizer program - Early Spring & Fall applications as described above.
Quack Grass - Can be killed in the early spring when it starts growing faster and taller than your normal grasses. Most companies say you have to dig it out and resod. We can wipe it out at the time we do our Early Spring application.
Gypsum or Lime - Significantly improves lawn’s health and vitality. Helps sod recover from salt damage and dog urine spots. Helps get rid of Creeping Charlie.
Core aeration - Gives your lawn’s roots room to breathe and grow deeper. Lawns become thicker and more resistant to disease, drought, and stress. Recommended every fall for heavy clay soils. Every other year is good for the others.
Fertilizer / Weed Control Program
If you are concerned about the effects of chemicals on the environment and your family, please ask about our unique organic fertilizer program.
For over 10 years we have been treating lawns using a natural, organic, food grade, edible, nontoxic organic product made from sugar beets grown right here in Minnesota. It helps us turn over-run lawns into vibrant, healthy green lawns.
Instead of the mixture being harmful to fish and lakes, this product is actually beneficial. It's also good for pets, children, turtles, grass, and we’ve seen it have an effect against weeds in the lawns. The cost of our yearly organic program is affordable! Contact us today for this greener alternative to lawn care.
Organic program - Chose 4, 5, or 6 applications of Liquid Organic fertilizer. We apply 2-3 applications 2-4 weeks apart when conditions are just right in the spring and again in the fall to get effective results.
***Two months prior to this photo, both lawns looked the same. I sprayed the lawn on the left with my organic fertilizer program, and spread lime once. Now, it’s easy to see the difference between the treated and the untreated lawn. NO CHEMICALS WERE USED! We can’t guarantee these results every time, but we work hard with every lawn to get the best results we can.
Commercial Pesticide Applicators License # 20020691
Call 952-893-1969 or contact us online.
Serving the South Metro area including neighborhoods in and around Bloomington, Edina, S. Minneapolis, St. Louis Park, Eden Prairie, Savage, Burnsville, Eagan, and Richfield.