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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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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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