Custom Lawn Blog

What is that garden insect?

What is eating my plants and what do I do about it? Read on to learn more about a few common garden insects that if left alone could cause serious damage to your landscape.

Why does my lawn look ‘fuzzy’?

Lawn grass seed heads can give the lawn a bit of a funny look this time of year. They may even look like weeds. Here is what they are, why they are there and what you can do to make them impact the appearance of your lawn for as short a time as possible.

5 easy spring steps for summer lawn success

Wow, what a winter we have had! It is certainly nice to finally see the lawn. We are always tempted to run out and buy the shiniest packages of whatever the big box store is selling, or maybe it’s the latest and greatest the Saturday morning radio show is selling. The truth is, If you Read More >

Fall Lawn Leaf Cleanup

Leaves left on your lawn for more than a couple weeks in the fall can thin your lawn, bring on disease and cost you money.

Fall Lawn Maintenance

Fertilizing your lawn this fall will make all the difference. Don’t have time to aerate, seed or verticut your lawn? Do these 3 very important lawn applications this fall or winter. Your lawn will love you for it: Application 1 between September 1st and October 15th: Apply a heavy recovery fertilizer with quick releasing nitrogen Read More >

Don’t Prune the Wrong Plant!

Once the first frost hits, your landscape plants, despite all of their spring and summer glory, will fade away leaving bare branches and brown and crumpled foliage behind. Only the evergreens remain. It’s time for fall cleanup and pruning. At Custom Lawn and Landscape, we offer both services. Tree, Shrub, and Plant Pruning It is Read More >

The Custom Lawn Seeding Process – What to Expect

Is your lawn looking thin? Does it have bare spots or traffic patterns? Did the hot Kansas City weather take its toll? No matter the reason, when you need overseeding to thicken your lawn, Custom Lawn & Landscape is the company to call. With over 30 years of lawn seeding experience, we can tell you Read More >

How to Create Professional Lawn Mowing Patterns

Have you always been envious of those striped patterns in your neighbor’s lawn? Have you always wanted to know how to cut patterns in your lawn? How to mow stripes in a lawn, how to mow a diamond pattern? Did you think it took special equipment or professional lawn mowing companies to achieve that look? Read More >

4 Best Types of Grass for Your Kansas City Lawn

Choosing the right variety of grass to plant in your Kansas City area lawn can be a bit confusing, especially if you are trying to grow grass in the shade. Different varieties have different pros and cons. To make it a bit easier to decide, the team at Custom Lawn & Landscape has narrowed it Read More >

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