Germ Study – Restaurants

Check out this study. Germs were found on items that we typically do not think of: Chairs, Menus, Ketchup bottles and Salt & Pepper Shakers Germs can come from three places: respiratory, skin and feces To protect yourself, sit down, place the order, wash hands after touching the menu. Inspect your tableware and silverware. If

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How often should you water your lawn?

With the warm conditions and earlier than normal spring, you may be asking yourself the question,” Is it time to water my lawn?” The answer is yes, but… you want to water your lawn the correct way to insure a healthy lawn. About five years ago as I was having my sprinkler system setup, a

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Lawn Grub Control in 2012

I know it seems too early to start thinking about grub control. Typically grub control products are applied in June or early July time frame. However, our growing season is about 5 weeks ahead. Using that figure, we should be thinking about grub control in the May/June time frame. Let’s look at some things we

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Soil Test for your lawn

Soil testing for your lawn.  Right now is the perfect time to know and understand about the nutrients in your lawn. Yesterday, the topic of soil temperature was posted, and as noted the temperature is a little cool for seeding and a little early to apply your pre-emergent. This year, Midwest Laboratories has added an

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Get Lawn and Garden ready this fall

I came across this article,  “Fall is the time to get your lawns and gardens ready to bloom next spring” is a really good article which highlights some of the areas to look at: Weeds can be taken care of with a post-emergent herbicide ( I prefer overseeding B. Pohlman) Mid September – Mid October 

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