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A Seedy Little Story: Overseeding Your KC Lawn in the Fall

Kansas City summers can be tough on your lawn. Thicken your lawn and return it to its lush glory by overseeding. What is overseeding? Overseeding is putting down new grass seed over an existing lawn to fill in thin and patchy areas. In addition to restoring damage from heat, traffic, disease, or insects, it can Read More >

Tips for Aerating and Verticutting Your Lawn

Fall is the best time to fertilize, aerate or verticut, and seed your lawn. In fact, everything you do to improve the health of your lawn in the three months leading up to winter is reactive, meaning it will wildly improve your lawn for next spring! When it comes to verticutting and seeding, many of Read More >

Lawn Aeration 101: The Key to a Healthy, Lush Lawn

Aerating your lawn is an essential part of maintenance to keep your landscape looking its best.  Aeration involves punching small holes into the lawn and removing plugs or cores of dirt and thatch. It can be done on a DIY basis, but does require an aeration machine. Why Should You Aerate Your Lawn? Aerating your Read More >

The Ultimate Guide to Your Sprinkler System and Summer Watering

Symptoms of an Unloved Sprinkler Let’s face it, it’s easy to forget about your sprinklers. All but invisible most of the day, your sprinklers work tirelessly to care for your lawn while you’re away by saving you both money and time. When they’re really good at their job, sprinklers are just about unnoticeable and tend Read More >

Stop Summer Pests in Their Tracks with Lawn Treatments

If you have pets, you may already know that fighting a flea infestation can be a nightmare. Not only can they make your pet an itchy mess (especially if they have flea allergies), but they can also transmit parasites such as tapeworms and flea-borne spotted fever. While ticks may seem like a small issue, they Read More >

[Infographic] 10 Expert Mowing Tips to Save You Time & Money

Are you struggling to keep your lawn healthy and green? Have you run out of time and energy to keep up your mowing routine? Learning to mow like a pro can take an immense amount of knowledge and experience, which is why the experts at Custom Lawn are breaking down the most important tips to Read More >

18 Pro Lawn & Landscape Tips for Spring

Winter weather can often make us overlook some of our outdoor upkeep duties. Who wants to be outside any longer than necessary when it’s cold, windy, wet, or snowy? While we can’t blame you for wanting to stay inside where it’s warm, when spring arrives, there’s quite the list of to-do’s to get your lawn Read More >

12 Lawn Care Myths Busted for National Lawn Care Month

There is a lot of information about lawn care floating around out there. Some of it is true. Some of it is not. The experts at Custom Lawn & Landscape have gathered some of the most popular lawn care myths to expose them for National Lawn Care Month. Read on to learn what to do Read More >

Mow Like a Pro: How to Avoid These Top 10 Lawn Mowing Mistakes

Most homeowners may not know it, but improper mowing is one of the most common causes of lawn problems. Luckily, it’s an easy problem to fix. It’s much easier than trying to diagnose a disease or pest problem or remedy mold or weed issues. Custom Lawn and Landscape has put together some basic lawn mowing Read More >

Mulch Madness: Why March Is the Best Time to Mulch Your Yard

Mulching your flower beds and garden is a popular lawn care task this time of year. The problem is, most people apply mulch too late in the season, lessening its benefit. To understand the logic behind this theory, the experts at Custom Lawn are breaking down why we mulch in the first place. Related Read: Read More >

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