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The Significance of Wind Speed In Lawn Care

The Significance of Wind Speed In Lawn Care

One of the questions we frequently get asked is “why the wind”? The question is often time asked after we have to reschedule part or all of a route due to high wind speeds. This decision has less to do with preference and more to do with legality and prudence. Therefore, I want to take a moment and address this issue in three succinct points. The Label is the Law, environmental stewardship, and professionalism.

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3 Quick Tips to Minimize Dog Pee Spots

3 Quick Tips to Minimize Dog Pee Spots

Dog pee spots are annoying, and you don't have just to deal with them. There are some tips to help prevent them and ways to bring the grass back in those areas. Remember in spring, when the grass is greening up, people start to realize how much damage has happened...

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Common Lawn Care Myths Debunked

Common Lawn Care Myths Debunked

Lawn Care Myth or Facts? There are many misperceptions about lawn care. We encounter them often and wanted to educate people on the most common myths/misperceptions. "We got rain this week so I don’t need to water my grass. " (MYTH) Often times our rain events do not...

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Lawn Mower Maintenance Tips

Lawn Mower Maintenance Tips

Spring is a great time to get your lawn mower ready for mowing season! Time to dust off the mower and get it up and running properly for the year. Lawn mowers are often a neglected piece of equipment in households. Here are some helpful tips to keep your mower running...

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Cultural Practices : Thatch Buildup In Turf Grass

Cultural Practices : Thatch Buildup In Turf Grass

What is thatch? It is often a dense, brown, spongy, organic layer of both living and dead grass, roots, and stems accumulating above the soil surface in turf. When thatch exceeds more than one inch it becomes problematic.

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Should I Aerate My Lawn This Year?

Should I Aerate My Lawn This Year?

One of the best ways to loosen Colorado soil is aeration, allowing water and micro-nutrients to enter the soil and roots to grow deeply beneath the surface, creating a strong, healthy lawn.

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What is wrong with my lawn? Leaf Spot/Melting Out

What is wrong with my lawn? Leaf Spot/Melting Out

Leaf spot and melting out are common diseases in turf grasses. This year in Northern Colorado, we are seeing a lot of outbreaks of Leaf Spot mainly because of atmospheric conditions and poor cultural practices. Leaf spot symptoms are the early stages of the disease,...

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Weed of the Week: Goat Head – Puncture Vine

Weed of the Week: Goat Head – Puncture Vine

Puncture Vine or Goat Head Weed or I have even heard it called Devil's Weed (Tribulus terrestris) is showing up in Northern Colorado! Oh yay. The seeds or burrs of this weed easily puncture bike tires (hence the name!), you, and doggie paws. I think this is the weed I...

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Weed of the Week : Crabgrass

Weed of the Week : Crabgrass

How do I get rid of Crabgrass? Crabgrass is going to be on everyone's minds shortly.  Spring is around the corner, and that means it almost time for the big green up. One of the biggest concern lawn care customers have is controlling weeds in their...

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Cultural Practices : Importance of Mowing Your Lawn Properly

Cultural Practices : Importance of Mowing Your Lawn Properly

Here at EcoTurf we want to highlight the cooperative relationship we have with our customers which is necessary to have a healthy lawn. While we are in charge of the fertilization and weed control, there are cultural practices affecting the health of the lawn outside...

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