Some September Lawn Tips

Lawn, Grass, Grubs

Fall is almost here. I like to get a little bit of a head start by working on the lawn during the pre-fall maintenance period, (Late-August to Mid-September). I have found that if I invest a little time and effort during this period, I will see a return on my efforts this fall, (Late September)

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Grubs are Back – Take Action Now!

Grubs

They came sooner than expected. Over the last few weeks, I’ve slowly noticed some brown spots appearing in lawns adjacent to my property. I am typically proactive when it comes to maintaining my lawn, and I like to make sure weeds are in check, and if there is a cooler period in the summer, I will

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July Lawn Tips

The weather in June, in this part of the country have been quite hot with the average high being in the 90’s.  It has put some stress on our lawns. Here are some tips to help your lawn fight these hot days. Look for really, really brown spots. You might have some grubs. It may

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Lawn Tips for May

This year my lawn looks great. Even with the lack of moisture for most of April, I have been able to create a nice, thick green lawn. Here are some tips I recommend. Get a soil test. A soil test can really help you see which nutrients are lacking in the soil and it can

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Shipping Samples to Midwest Laboratories

     Today I am writing you to make sure you know about all of the options you have when it comes to shipping samples to Midwest Laboratories.  The informaiton here is listed on the Midwest Laboratories Shipping Page. 

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Growing Large Pumpkins in 2016

The last few days I have noticed some new accounts looking at soil testing for growing large pumpkins. I have worked with some pumpkin growers and I have learned it is quite an art and science. The best part, is pumpkin growers really look at their soil testing numbers and understand their nutrients quite well,

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Shipping Samples Options

Midwest Laboratories offers several shipping options for its clients.

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Does Your Water Contain Lead?

It is well-known of the current lead issues in drinking water in Flint Michigan. Now, a newly released article from USA Today, suggests the issues of lead in drinking water is more widespread throughout the United States than originally thought. The article states nearly 2000 water systems throughout all 50 states have tested with lead

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March Lawn Care Tips

IMarch is here!  Time to start thinking about your lawn. Here are five tips to consider as you look to get your lawn ready this month.  

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Double-Dipping and Bacteria

The weekends are typically a time when people get togehter for drinks and appetizers.  Typically the appetizers are on a table with some crackers, chips and dips. Have you ever thought of this area as a breding ground for bacteria? Are there any dangers in double-dipping?

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