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Aeration: What does it do and when should I do it?

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Over time a lawn’s soil tends to get hard and compacted.  This makes it hard for the grass roots to push their way through the soil.  Roots also need oxygen just like we do – a healthy lawn soil has plenty of air pockets for roots to breath.  Those air pockets also allow water to move deeply into the soil.  A highly compacted soil will shed more water than it absorbs – all that sprinkler water just running into storm…

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How to get greener grass

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“How can I make my lawn greener?” This question comes up a lot during my FREE garden consultations over the summer. More often than not a lawn is suffering from a couple of problems: low nutrients, compaction, thick thatch, weeds, and drought. There are two main routes to deal with the low nutrients and weeds: One would be to start a fertilizer and weed spray regimen. You can call our office to get a price on our fertilizer and weed spray…

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“Follow” and “Like” us!

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Social media is a really great tool for sharing information and connecting with customers. At Peterson Lawn Services in Hopkins, MN, we have found some creative ways of using social media tools so that we can offer our customers special discounts, lawn-care advice, and more! Be a part of the conversation! Track us on one, or all, of these social media platforms to let us know what kind of information you would like. What kinds of special offers do you…

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Safety First!

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Like many of you, Peterson Lawn is looking forward to many outdoor projects in the Twin Cities this year. As we’re picking plants and making plans, we’re also keeping safety in mind – especially in excavation projects – and we wanted to encourage you to do the same. It’s very simple (and free) to have your utility lines marked, just go to http://www.gopherstateonecall.org to submit an E-Ticket or call (800) 252-1166 or (651) 454-0002. It can take them a couple…

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