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Lawn Care Corner: FAQs on the Benefits of Fall Lawn Aeration, Seeding, and Weed Control

Fall is well underway and with it comes a number of necessary tasks to prepare the lawn for a strong start in the spring. Below are some answers to some common questions. Why are aeration and seeding so important for cool-season grasses? Aeration and overseeding are important cultural practices for cool-season grasses. Aeration alleviates soil […]

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Liquid aeration is applied to the top of the lawn and it soaks in over time.
Photo: Grassperson

How I Do It: Core or Liquid Aeration?

It is understood that fall aeration is beneficial for lawns and helps prepare them for the following spring. However, one question that is coming up more is what type of aeration services to provide your clients. Core aeration has been the standard for years, but more companies are adding liquid aeration as an option or […]

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The Agronomist: Eyes on the Future

You may not know this about me, but I grew up on a golf course. My dad was a superintendent for over 60 years and in that time, he saw incredible progress in his profession from the pesticides that he used (DDT, aldrin, chlordane – all the old-fashioned stuff) to the equipment used to maintain the course. The first course that he worked […]

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Business Smarts: Getting the Most Out of Fall Aeration

It’s the time of the season for aerating. Fall aeration relieves soil compaction and allows for proper water and air exchange, enhancing root development. It complements the whole lawn care package and helps set your clients’ properties up for success, which is why so many companies in the lawn care and landscape maintenance industry offer […]

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LawnStarter Acquires Fellow On-Demand Provider, Lawn Love

LawnStarter, based in Austin, Texas, has acquired Lawn Love, based in San Diego, California, in a cash and stock deal. Both companies are on-demand lawn and outdoor care providers. This acquisition will allow both businesses to capitalize on the growth of on-demand services. Ryan Farley, COO of LawnStarter, says both brands have seen much higher […]

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