Schedule Updates

February 2023

Irrigation Start Ups
We will be scheduling Irrigation Start Ups starting in March. Please give the office a call at 913-829-6135 to get on the schedule.


Turf Maintenance
Round 1

Granular Fertilizer & Pre-Emergent
Provides essential nutrients designed to wake the grass plant and slowly feed it through spring. There is also a pre-emergent herbicide which is the first stage to grassy weed control.

If you are interested in starting your personalized turf health plan please give us a call.


Plant Health Care
This application is a dormant oil to be applied in February/March. This is applied to Evergreens (except Blue Spruce/Junipers), Magnolia, Euonymus, Burning Bush, Boxwoods, Yews, Hollies, Crabapple, etc.

This will target pests that overwinter in the bark or trunks. These include Scale, Aphids, White Flies, and Disease Spores.


Mowing Service
If you’re interested in mowing services for 2023 please contact the office at (913) 829-6135 to discuss your needs and pricing.


Hotter than 2010?

2010 was a brutal year for turf and landscape maintenance.  Heavy spring rains saturated, drowned and killed our root systems then summer unleashed 90 degrees plus temperatures for weeks.  We did more fall renovation work last year than we'd done in nearly the previous three years combined. 

So there is no way 2011 could be hotter, right?  Guess again, during 2011 our soil temperatures have been 10-15% higher than last year.  Especially over the last three weeks, cool season grasses have really struggled, especially because there was no cooling off periods at nighttime.  As a matter of fact, the last 15-19 consecutive nights until last week were warmer than the 25 year average high temperatures during the day. High temperatures cause problems both above and below ground. Above ground, photosynthesis or energy production of cool-season turfgrasses starts to decline once daytime air temperatures exceed 70-75F. At the same time, respiration (the energy-consuming process to maintain the plant) is increasing with higher temperatures. Below ground, root growth of cool-season turfgrass is optimal between 50 and 65F and declines quickly above 70F. At the same time, root death increases at elevated temperatures, especially in wet soils with limited ability to hold oxygen. The end result is that root systems become shallow with prolonged heat and thus have limited ability to take up water and nutrients. This causes even the healthiest of turf to thin, weaken and potentially die. Please let us know if you have any questions. Here’s to hoping the HEAT WAVE of 2011 is behind us!

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