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6 Invasive Plants That May Be Lurking in Your Backyard

6 Invasive Plants That May Be Lurking in Your Backyard

Invasive plants are common in all lawns. It's important to recognize when your lawn has them because, if they go untreated, they can harm your other plants and vegetation by stealing the available water, sunlight, and essential nutrients. The first step to protecting your lawn from invasive plants is knowing what they look like. Some of them can easily be mistaken for pretty...
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Get A Jump On Spring: Plan Your Next Landscaping Project This Winter

Get A Jump On Spring: Plan Your Next Landscaping Project This Winter

While winter might be considered a 'dead time' in the lawn and landscaping space to begin working on a new landscaping project, it couldn't be further from the truth. In fact, waiting until the spring may be too late! The only problem is not everybody adopts this mindset. Many homes and businesses in Gresham, Happy Valley, and nearby areas won't begin thinking about...
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Everything You Need to Know Before Laying Sod in the Winter

Everything You Need to Know Before Laying Sod in the Winter

Contrary to common belief, laying sod in the winter is completely doable in Gresham, Happy Valley, OR, and nearby areas and is actually one of the best times to do it! Here in Portland, we see very minimal snowfall and the grounds don't tend to freeze over during the winter. This makes it easier to install new sod and prepare your lawn for fresh green growth in the spring....
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Striking Landscape Design Trends for Your Property in Portland, OR

Striking Landscape Design Trends for Your Property in Portland, OR

Fall is the best time to plan a new landscape design. Beautiful landscaping creates a space that wows neighbors and clients, but it also adds personality and brightness that’s a pleasure to live or work among. What’s more, some landscaping becomes stale over time, and re-conceptualizing the landscape can make your property look brand new. Now is the time to schedule a new...
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Trimming vs Pruning: What Does My Landscape Need This Fall?

Trimming vs Pruning: What Does My Landscape Need This Fall?

Depending on your landscape elements, you may need trimming, pruning, or both. As a property owner, you may recognize that trees and perennial shrubs will simply grow as nature intended, but eventually these landscaping elements can look overgrown and messy. We offer trimming and pruning as a combined service in the fall, but depending on your plants, you may need one or the other, and not...
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3 Harmful Fall Lawn Pests in Portland

3 Harmful Fall Lawn Pests in Portland

Lawn insects and pests can appear throughout the year, but some species are more active in the fall. Regardless of the season, all pest infestations should be taken care of immediately. Critters living in the dead leaves covering your lawn will quickly move into your home or commercial property to escape the winter elements. This is why leaf cleanups are a vital piece of fall lawn care that...
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4 Most Popular Fall Annual Flowers

4 Most Popular Fall Annual Flowers

Fall flowers bring fesh color to your property as the weather gets cooler in Gresham. We here at J&C Lawn Care love seeing colorful landscapes throughout the year and we love incorporating seasonal flowers on residential and commercial properties. Planting fall annuals once the summer heat has subsided means you can enjoy a change in your landscape beds while also continuing the floral...
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Is Overseeding Really Necessary After Lawn Aeration in Oregon?

Is Overseeding Really Necessary After Lawn Aeration in Oregon?

Is Overseeding Necessary After Lawn Aeration in Oregon? Keep Your Lawn Looking Lush and Beautiful with Aeration and Overseeding Services in Gresham, Happy Valley, Troutdale, and Other Areas in East Portland, OR Has your lawn developed thin patches of grass? Are weeds starting to take over the yard? Aeration and overseeding can actually solve your lawn troubles....
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Process: How to Install New Sod in Portland, OR

Process: How to Install New Sod in Portland, OR

Putting in new sod is a huge investment, and you need to ensure that the installation process is done properly in order to protect your investment. At J&C Lawn Care, we expertly install sod for residential and commercial properties in Troutdale, Happy Valley, Gresham, and surrounding areas of Portland, OR. Learn more about our new sod installation process. How Lawn Care Crews...
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The DO's and DON'Ts of Summer Lawn Care

The DO's and DON'Ts of Summer Lawn Care

Caring for your lawn in summer is vital, as this is still an important part of the growing season. Make sure you do not neglect and that you follow proper lawn care recommendations for your residential or commercial lawn in Gresham, Troutdale, Happy Valley, and nearby areas of Oregon. At J&C Lawn Care, we often see people who have made some key mistakes when trying to keep up with...
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