Native Plants

Native plants are beautiful in all landscapes. They can be used as a mixed wildflower grouping, a border around other types of plants/shrubs or mixed in with other types of exotic perennials for color and a low maintenance garden. Native plants adapt very well when used in their regional climate, require less water and are…

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Irrigation System Winterizations

Our scheduling books have officially opened for irrigation system winterizations. Call early to get your best days/times. We are starting winterizations October 20 thru November 26.

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Core Aeration and Seeding

The benefits of core aeration is to break up the thatch layer in turf…enabling better air, water & nutrient exchange in the soil which produces a deeper root system & thicker turf. Core Aeration ~ Core aeration removes “cores” of soil. Aeration involves making holes in the lawn either by pushing a rod into it…

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Sprinkler System Turn On

We’re just around the corner for sprinkler system turn ons. When you turn on your system, make sure to check for leaks in spray heads and underground pipes. If you notice standing water in specific areas when your system is turned off, you may have a leak (however, keep in mind if you have standing…

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Backflow Certified Irrigation Technician

Congratulations to Landworks Irrigation Technician, Tom Straley, for successfully completing the Backflow Assembly Tester course and certifying with ASSE. Tom joins another Landworks certified Technician, Greg Arnold, with this distinction. The American Society of Sanitary Engineering (ASSE) is an organization represented of the plumbing and mechanical industries, including contractors, engineers, inspectors, manufacturers, etc. Find out…

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Your Outdoor End of Season "To Do" List

It’s that time of year to take a walk around your property & make a list of things to do before the winter season is upon us. Remember to empty, clean & store your outdoor flower pots to prevent cracking. Save your potting soil for next year ~ you can re-use it, just add some…

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Winterizing Your Sprinkler System

Simply draining the water out of your sprinkler system or turning your sprinklers off may not be enough for Kansas City’s winter climate. We highly recommend that you “blow out” your system and remove ALL water from your pipes, because any remaining water can freeze, expand & crack pipes. Furthermore, frozen water in your backflow assembly may damage…

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Watering Tips for New Grass Seed

Your new grass seed requires moisture and favorable temperature ranges for germination. The most important thing to remember is that you must keep the seed moist all the time (not enough water will kill the sprout). It is a commitment to keep your new seed watered correctly, especially immediately following application of seed. If you…

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Core Aeration & Seeding

School is back in session and with that the unofficial start of fall has arrived. You know what that means for us lawn gurus…yes, it’s time to review your needs to renovate or revitalize your lawn. Whether you simply need core aeration, core aeration + overseeding or a complete lawn renovation, the month of September…

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Sprinkler System Watering Tips

Schedule each individual zone to account for the type of sprinkler, sun or shade exposure, and soil in that section. Different zones may need different watering schedules. Watch your system run through its cycle. Make sure your sprinklers are not watering streets, driveways, sidewalks, patios or homes. Water only when needed. Watering too much and…

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