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How to get rid of bagworms.

Just the other day, your trees and plant life were lush and green. Now, they’re devoid of any color or foilage. You’ve got a bagworm problem on your hands. Our team spends most the day outdoors, so we take notice of pests before most homeowners. We also have extensive experience treating and getting rid of…

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Summer Lawn Watering Guide for Lawrence, KS Residents

Nothing says “summer” like a lush, vibrant lawn accented by beautiful flowers. In addition to regular mowing and annual fertilization, the only thing your grass needs to remain green and healthy is water—but how much, and when? Take the guesswork out of watering and reduce your environmental footprint with our summer watering guide, which answers the…

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We Are Now Landscape Industry Accredited!

  Lawrence Landscape is proud to announce that it has recently been awarded the designation of Landscape Industry Accredited Company by the National Association of Landscape Professionals (NALP)! A Landscape Industry Accredited Company earns a seal of approval from the NALP by demonstrating their commitment to customer satisfaction through superior business, financial and ethical standards,…

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Emerald Ash Borer Are In Douglas County!

The Kansas Department of Agriculture (KDA) has confirmed that emerald ash borers (EAB) are present here in Douglas County. Their findings indicate that on September 30, 2015, six emerald ash borer larva were found in North Lawrence (link to the original article here). All Ash trees are susceptible to infestation and Kansas is home to both…

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Top Trends for Garden Design in 2018

2018 is well underway and the beginning of spring is fresh in our minds. After what seemed like an eternity of dark and dreary weather, the birds are chirping again and signs of life are sprouting from the soil and appearing on tree branches. For many people (us included), this is a time to really…

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3 Lawn and Landscape Resolutions for 2018

  The thing about most new year’s resolutions is that they rarely last, even for those of us with the best of intentions. That’s why here at Lawrence Landscape, we like to make resolutions that we know we can keep – resolutions that are geared toward giving our clients the beautiful, functional lawn and landscape…

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The case for biophilia

  According to a study commissioned by the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA), people spend an average of 90% of their time either indoors or in a motor vehicle. Ninety percent! That’s huge! The requisite for human survival has become less dependent on being outdoors, driving us into warmer, safer, more controlled environments. And while being warm, safe,…

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The Basics of Winter Pruning

  As the seasons change here in Kansas, so does our to-do list in the yard. Aside from shoveling snow, one of the most common (and important) things to tend to is winter pruning of deciduous trees and certain varieties of shrubs. Keeping in mind that the maintenance and care of individual plants and trees…

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When to Remove Stakes from Trees

Newly planted trees are typically staked to provide additional support until the tree has established a root system strong enough to serve as its own anchor.  These stakes are only intended as a temporary aid. It’s important to remove them a year after planting, or after one full growing season. If trees are left staked…

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An Ode to Ornamental Grass

Beyond the excitement surrounding the holidays, the onset of winter can leave folks feeling a bit lack luster at times. The vibrant colors of summer and fall have faded away. The trees have shed their leaves, leaving them bare and dormant. It seems like everything in nature has settled into varying shades of gray. Landscapers…

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