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How to Add Texture to Your Landscape

Spring is a good time to think about creating a fresh look for your landscape. Whether you’re starting from a blank slate or adding to an existing landscape, creating texture is a great way to add more visual interest. Rocks, plants, and mulch are just some of the options when looking at how to add…

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Tips for Spring Tree Planting

When the weather begins to warm up, it can be exciting to get outside and begin sprucing up your yard. This might include mulching, lawn maintenance, and planting. If you’re planting trees in your yard this spring, there are a few tips to keep in mind to help your trees grow properly into the summer…

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Top 4 Landscaping Trends of 2019

With spring upon us, you may be thinking about what the changing of the seasons will mean for your outdoor spaces. If you’ve been searching for the latest landscape ideas and trends, look no further. We’ve done the research to provide you with the top trends and tips to keep your outdoor areas looking fresh…

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March Means Time to Mulch!

Devin Forio, one of our landscape specialists, says that March is the perfect time to mulch. He suggests this is also the time to apply pre-emergents* as the weeds haven’t had the chance to germinate. Pre-emergent followed by a layer of fabric weed block and a three inch layer of mulch will give you a…

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Prepping for fall lawn care

Summer can be tough on your lawn. Between the heat, lack of rainfall, and traffic from kids and pets, dry patches and bare spots can quickly form in the grass. But don’t worry! August is the perfect time to start planning out the next steps in your lawn care. What you need to do Spending…

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Three summer pests to watch out for

Although summer means pool days, grilling in the backyard with friends and family, and fireworks, it’s also time for summer pests to thrive. To stop pests before they become an infestation, you’ll have to be vigilant. At Lawrence Landscape, we see and prevent pests all summer long. Here is a list of the three most…

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D2 Level Drought in Douglas County

Douglas County is currently experiencing D2-level drought, according to the U.S. Drought Monitor (USDM). This is categorized as ‘severe’ drought by USDM, because it often causes crop and pasture losses, water shortages, and sometimes restrictions on water use. So what does this mean for your landscape maintenance and your plants? Impact on Landscape Maintenance The…

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Ways to improve your backyard design

Looking forward to enjoying some beautiful Kansas weather this summer? At Lawrence Landscape, nothing says summer more than a successful, functional outdoor design that’s tailored to your needs. Hardscaping is a key design element for creating those beautiful outdoor spaces and sprucing up the landscaping you’ve already implemented. So what is hardscaping and how can…

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How to water plants in the summer

Watering is a simple, yet absolutely necessary part of caring for your trees, shrubs, and lawn. As the weather heats up, sometimes an irrigation system just won’t cut it for those new plants. If you want to make sure that your new plants thrive and become a beautiful, sturdy feature in your landscaping, you’re going…

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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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