Stop Crabgrass From Invading Your Illinois Yard W/ Organic Lawn Care
Each spring as the weather slowly begins to warm up, crabgrass begins to appear in and around your yard. Given the opportunity, this pernicious weed will take over your entire lawn, making it essential to stop it in its tracks. Is there a way to stop this obnoxious weed without using harsh chemicals and by just using organic lawn care? At Pure Prarie Organics, we think so. Read on and find out how!
Attract Pollinators to Your Backyard With These Tips and Ideas
Most of us don’t like bugs. But there’s a specific segment of the insect population necessary for the survival of our ecosystem and planet. These are pollinators, of course. Read on to learn how you can attract them to your Will County yard and how organic-based lawn care can help protect them.
Four Benefits Of Using Organic And Natural Lawn Care
You’ve probably heard a lot about organic food, organic produce, and organic farms. But how much do you know about organic lawn care? What does this type of lawn care offer, and what are the benefits? And most importantly, does it work here in Illinois? Your friends at Pure Prairie Organics have the answers and the right option for your lawn, no matter what your preferences or lawn care needs are.
Oak Wilt Disease: Symptoms, Prevention, And Treatment
Trees are a very important component of your metro Chicago area yard: they provide summer shade, a winter windbreak and can be the perfect place for a treehouse or a relaxing reading spot. But there is a disease attacking our beloved Oaks called Oak wilt. Here is everything you need to know regarding Oak wilt, how to identify it, prevent it, treat it, and how Pure Prairie Organics is the answer to all your tree and shrub care needs.
Common Weed Issues in Illinois Lawns and Gardens
It seems like the battle with weeds in your lawn is never-ending. You’ve probably spent countless hours pulling, rooting, and digging to remove weeds. But how much do you really know about these weeds that cause so much frustration? And what makes these unwelcome guests appear and spread throughout your yard? The professionals at Pure Prairie Organics are here to help with a list of the most common weeds, how to identify them and how weed control can help.
5 Things You Can Do To Prepare Your Trees for Winter
When it comes to fall lawn care, don’t forget about your trees and shrubs. Like your turf, they are prone to drought, insect infestations, diseases, and old man winter. Take time this fall to prepare them for the upcoming Illinois winter. To help you along, Pure Prairie Organics has devised a list of items to complete to ensure your trees and shrubs are healthy year-round.
Fall Is No Time To Let Your Guard Down Regarding Fleas and Ticks
Contrary to popular belief, the end of summer does not mean flea and tick season is over. Here in Illinois, flea and tick season starts in May and runs into winter, with the worst time being in the fall. Here is everything you need to know about fleas and ticks, how to identify them, the dangers to be aware of, and how to prevent and stop them from harming your family. And most importantly, where to get highly effective flea and tick control.
This Is The Correct Way To Mow Your Lawn
Mowing is not a very fun or exciting chore, but it plays a big part in the overall health of our lawn. Make sure you’re doing it properly by reading our latest blog.
Illinois Ant Control To Keep Your Home Safe
If you see one tiny ant, it could mean there are hundreds to follow. But the clients of our area shouldn’t fret. There are actually more than a few techniques you can implement at home to keep your sacred spaces ant-free. These measures a free, easy, and waiting for you to start! Read along to see which techniques you can start using right away.
Natural At-Home Remedies for Keeping Mosquitoes Away
The worst part of an Illinois summer is being able to ditch your jackets and scarves just to realize you want to cover up again to protect yourself from mosquito bites. With these natural remedies, you can kick back, relax, and pop open a beer knowing that you are safe when it comes to mosquito repellant methods that you can create at home.