Lawn Care

Understanding the Lawn Fertilization Schedule

Maintaining a lush, green lawn is a priority for many homeowners, and a well-planned fertilization schedule is key to achieving this goal. Understanding when and how often to fertilize your lawn can significantly affect its health and appearance. With its unique climate and soil conditions, knowing the ideal times and frequency for fertilizing a lawn […]

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Sprinkler vs. Hose: Which is Better for Your Lawn?

Cultivating a luscious, green lawn is a goal many homeowners aspire to achieve. Maintaining this requires an effective watering strategy. How you water your grass, be it with a sprinkler system or traditional garden hose, makes a big difference in the health and appearance of your lawn. In this post, we’ll look at the advantages […]

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What is the Typical Water Pressure for a Sprinkler System?

Sprinkler systems are automated irrigation systems designed to deliver water to lawns, gardens, and landscapes efficiently. They consist of a network of pipes, valves, and sprinkler heads strategically placed throughout the area to be watered. Sprinkler systems offer numerous benefits, including water conservation, convenience, and improved plant health. Whether used in residential yards or commercial […]

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How Do I Know How Many Sprinkler Zones I Have?

Irrigation techniques have come a long way since their first developmental stages and the beginnings of agriculture. Sprinkler systems are more advanced and rely on technology and new developments to perform better than older systems. Sprinkler zones aren’t technical, but you might still require some help if this is your first time setting up a […]

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Is a Sprinkler System Right for Your Property?

Not only does a sprinkler system simplify your watering duties around the yard, but the lush green lawn it helps create when used properly also increases the curb appeal and value of your home. Is a lawn sprinkler system right for your property? Let’s assess the situation and see if installing a sprinkler system is […]

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When Should I Start Watering my Lawn in Spring?

Most Midwest gardens don’t need watering until the week around Memorial Day. However, a good rule of thumb to assess the beginning of your yard’s watering cycle is to wait until daytime temperatures reach above 70°F for three consecutive days. When the temperature rises to this level, you must water weekly to keep your lawn […]

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What Type of Grass Needs the Least Water?

What type of Grass Needs the Least Water?

Looking to maintain a vibrant lawn while keeping water usage to a minimum? Choosing the right type of grass is key. With water conservation and efficiency at the forefront, finding grass varieties that thrive on less water has become increasingly important. Whether you’re a seasoned gardener or a newcomer to lawn care, understanding which grasses […]

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How Do You Mow a Lawn with Sprinklers?

How Do You Mow a Lawn with Sprinklers?

Installing a lawn sprinkler system is a great idea. It keeps your grass looking great during the spring and summer, reducing water costs and conserving this valuable resource. But how do you mow a lawn with sprinklers? The average sprinkler system contains around 40 sprinkler heads, so damaging them with the lawn mower can add […]

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Microbial Aeration Introduction

Table of Contents The Issue With Soil Compaction Why Lawn Aeration Wasn’t a Great Solution What Happens To a Lawn After Soil Aeration? The Benefits of Microbial Aeration The Issue With Soil Compaction Most of the soil in the Omaha area is hard clay and that leads to a lot of compaction issues. Poor water […]

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