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3 Tips for Hiring a Tree Spraying Service to Protect Your Landscape

Posted by Rob Reindl on May 30, 2018 12:05:46 PM

Are you worried that your trees and shrubs might have a problem? As a valuable part of your landscape, the last thing that you want is to see their health decline. A sickly shrub might start to yellow, have unsightly spots, or even fail to reach its growth potential. Or worse, it could die, leaving an empty spot in your mature landscape.

Although you may know a little bit about the plants on your property, we understand that most homeowners don’t have extensive knowledge of plant health care.

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Topics: Tree & Shrub Care

Oasis Turf & Tree vs. Mosquito Joe: 2 Cincinnati Options to Compare

Posted by Rob Reindl on May 22, 2018 8:21:21 AM

Mosquitoes are the worst. Not only are they a major nuisance, leaving itchy or painful bites on you and your family, but they are a danger too. That’s because they can carry deadly viruses like Zika and West Nile. If you feel like you’re getting eaten alive whenever you try to spend time outdoors, then you may have turned to an Internet search for mosquito services near me.

In order to get the best results, it’s important to determine your best option. You might be trying to decide which mosquito control company to use. Do you go with the big name you’ve heard before? Or should you opt for the locally-owned business?

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Topics: Hiring a Pro, Pest & Insect Control

Why Our Pet-Friendly Lawn Care Services Are Something to Howl About

Posted by Rob Reindl on Apr 25, 2018 9:14:19 AM

When you have pets that you love, it’s only natural they end up spending a lot of time outside with you and your family. While outdoors, you want them to have a safe and enjoyable experience in your yard.

However, as a responsible pet owner, you may have some concerns about pests like fleas and ticks as well as the safety of the lawn application you may be using. You want to be able to have a nice lawn and get the maximum level of enjoyment out of it, but you don’t want to worry about the safety of your pets.

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Topics: Pest & Insect Control, Lawn Care

Does Mosquito Control Work and What Does It Cost?

Posted by Rob Reindl on Apr 19, 2018 2:54:19 PM

Despite being so tiny, mosquitoes have a big chance of sucking the life out of any outdoor living experience. Mosquitoes are not only a major nuisance, but they’re also a significant threat in Cincinnati, Dayton, OH, and Northern Kentucky. Dangerous diseases like West Nile and the Zika viruses have frequently made headlines in our local community as the concerns of residents have grown.

The constant concern about the impact of mosquitoes has the power to put a real damper on spending time outside. While you may feel as though you should be able to enjoy your yard and find a way to reduce the mosquitoes, you may be skeptical about the treatment options. You may have wondered, “Does mosquito control work?” After all, the last thing you want to do is waste your money.

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Topics: Hiring a Pro, Pest & Insect Control

The Best Lawn Seeding Methods for Cincinnati, Dayton, OH, and N. Kentucky

Posted by Rob Reindl on Apr 2, 2018 8:00:51 AM

If a lush green lawn is your goal, then you know how frustrating it is to be set back by thinned out or bare areas. You want to be able to step on a thick carpet of grass and get the full enjoyment out of your lawn. However, when there are patchy areas where grass isn’t growing in, it can detract from the overall look of the lawn, and therefore your level of enjoyment.

If your lawn is not filling in the way you want it to, then you may suspect that you need to seed. What you may not know is which seeding method is best for your situation. You want great results at a reasonable price—but you’re not sure which tactics will get you that.

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Topics: Soil Health, Lawn Care

9 Reasons You May Not Get Rid of Weeds in Your Lawn and What to Do

Posted by Rob Reindl on Mar 26, 2018 10:30:51 AM

When it comes to lawn care concerns, weeds are likely high on your list. Weeds popping up throughout the season take away from the overall beauty—and the enjoyment—of your lawn.

While you may have tried to get rid of weeds in the lawn, or maybe even hired a pro to handle it, there are some stubborn ones that just won’t seem to go away. You’re frustrated and you’re looking for a solution that will actually work.

The truth is, there could be a variety of reasons why weeds are sticking around. We’ll explore some of the most common reasons you may be struggling to get rid of weeds in your lawn, and what you can do about it.

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Topics: Weed Control, Lawn Care, Fertilization

Are the Lawn Care Services Near Me Good Enough?

Posted by Rob Reindl on Mar 13, 2018 2:02:45 PM

Regardless of the service that you’re looking to hire, most people like to hire local. So it’s no surprise that when searching for a lawn care company, most people turn to Google to search for terms such as “lawn care services near me.”

How close does a company have to be to be considered “local” and are you willing to search a little farther for a company that offers better services than the one that is right down the street?

Chances are, you would be. After all, sometimes your closest option isn’t necessarily your best option.

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Topics: Hiring a Pro, Lawn Care

Hiring a Lawn Care Company: How Off-Season Activities Point to Great Service

Posted by Rob Reindl on Feb 1, 2018 1:57:06 PM

Did you know that most lawn care companies lay off a majority of their staff in the winter? Not just one or two employees, but almost everyone. Most lawn care companies go down to the bare bones in the off-season.

But that’s not true of all lawn care companies. Some of them invest in improvements and use this time to do important tasks that will have a direct impact on their customer service.

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Topics: Hiring a Pro, Lawn Care

3 Winter Lawn Care Villains: Snow Mold, Plows, and Salt Damage

Posted by Rob Reindl on Jan 23, 2018 8:00:00 AM

Fighting just one lawn care villain, such as weeds, might seem stressful enough. But when it comes to winter lawn care struggles, you’re typically faced with multiple foes, each of which can undermine your efforts to ensure a beautiful lawn.

Snow mold, salt damage, and snow plow damage are all winter adversaries that can impact the appearance of your lawn.

Throughout the preceding spring and fall, you may have done everything you possibly could to make sure your lawn would look its best. But then winter rolls in and you could suddenly feel powerless in the battle for your lawn’s health.

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Topics: Soil Health, Lawn Care

Is Winter Lawn Fertilizer a Necessary Lawn Service in Cincinnati, Dayton, OH, or N. Kentucky?

Posted by Rob Reindl on Jan 15, 2018 9:16:01 AM

You want to do everything you can to ensure a healthy lawn. But what does your lawn need as the winter rolls around each year? If you handle your lawn care on your own, you might be struggling to understand whether you need winter lawn fertilizer (and what exactly it is for that matter).

And even if you have a professional lawn service in Cincinnati, Dayton, Ohio or Northern Kentucky handling your lawn care, you might be unsure as to whether they’re trying to sell you on a service you don’t actually need.

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Topics: Soil Health, Lawn Care, Fertilization

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