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.
Utilize The Power of Aeration and Overseeding to Renew Your Lawn
Since we are finally in spring, we can start to think about preparing our lawns for the warmer weather. When we begin to irrigate, fertilize, and mow, there is a chance we might notice our lawns are still not doing great. But why could that be? There isn’t anything else you can think of! That’s where aeration and overseeding come in. It’s time to check for compacted soil and create a better way for your turf to heal from the harsh effects of excessive snowfall.
How To Get Your Lawn Ready For Spring
There are many things you can do to get your lawn ready for spring from aeration to making sure your mower is set correctly for your lawn. Here are a few helpful tips to get you started.
How To Get Organic Lawn Care And Zap Weeds At The Same Time
What if there was a way to get rid of weeds with minimal chemicals while nourishing your lawn organically? There is! At Pure Praire Organics, our Organic-Based Blended Program takes a middle-of-the-road approach between organic lawn care and traditional chemical pesticide usage.