Aeration, the Secret Sauce!

Tips for a Greener Lawn…aeration! I’m sure you have come home from work and wondered what’s the secret to a perfect lawn.  Your neighbors have a great looking lawn, but your property is struggling a little bit.  Once you make it through this article, you will know why aeration is the secret sauce and how to do it on your own.  Here at Green’s Lawncare, we want to empower you to be able to do the work yourself and then if you feel a bit overwhelmed you can call in the reinforcements.  Aeration and Over-seeding is something many homeowners pass on as it is a specialty service that does cost a bit more money.  If you are looking to do it yourself, you can save a few bucks along the way and get a great workout in!  So lets dive right into it. Why do we Aerate and Over-Seed?Below you will see … Continued

Aeration: Cold Hard Facts!

If you are reading this post, we know you value your lawn.  Your lawn is part of the investment you made when purchasing your house/property.  One way we can improve the turf quality is through aeration and overseeding.  There is a lot of misconception around aeration and the purpose of this article is to educate homeowners on why and when this service should be done.Aeration is a specialty service using very specific pieces of equipment that are designed to pull cores of soil from the ground.  You may have walked past a lawn nearing the fall and thought the lawn looked like it had goose poop covering it…Those are actually cores of soil sitting on the surface of the lawn after and aeration service! (see picture below)What are the benefits?The picture below is an illustration of the aeration process.  Removing cores of soil relieves compaction and allows water/oxygen/nutrients to penetrate … Continued

New Partnership with Midwest Regional Turf Foundation!

As we look outside today, the ground is covered in snow and the air is frigid.  What makes me happy as I write this blog, is seeing the grass popping through the blanket of snow!  Spring is around the corner! Although, Punxsutawney Phil decided to delay us a bit… Typically, lawncare companies are only seen working seasonally, not us!  We work around the clock to better our communities, strengthen our customer relationships, and work to maintain a better environment for all.  With that being said, we are happy to announce we are a part of the Midwest Regional Turf Foundation (MRTF).The MRTF is committed to strengthening everyone’s knowledge of turf science.  Their drive is simple…yet complex. “The mission of the MRTF is to support turf research and education at Purdue University for the advancement of the turfgrass industry.”  They are supported 100% by it’s members, private and corporate contributions, fundraising, … Continued