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Don’t Aerate Your Lawn in These Seasons Unless You Want to Harm Your Grass

Don’t Aerate Your Lawn in These Seasons Unless You Want to Harm Your Grass

When thinking about scheduling an aeration service for your lawn, you'll want to make sure you're getting the timing right. In Oregon, we primarily have cool-season grasses like bluegrasses and fescues, so that timing will look different than it will for regions with warm-season grasses. Cool-season grass is weak when coming out of winter dormancy, so spring would not be an ideal...
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Prepare Your Lawn For Fire Season

Prepare Your Lawn For Fire Season

The 2021 fire season has started a month earlier than expected in some counties of Oregon. It usually begins in early June and lasts until fall or when state officials declare it. Burn bans are announced alongside the fire season to mitigate the risk of more wildfires. More than 1.2 million acres of land were burned in 2020's wildfires, leaving many residents struggling....
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What Makes Slow-Release Fertilizer the Better Option for Lawns?

What Makes Slow-Release Fertilizer the Better Option for Lawns?

Fertilizer treatments are an important lawn care service as they feed your lawn with essential nutrients that it will need to thrive. However, many property owners are curious about the difference between slow-release and quick-release fertilizer. While there are similarities, there are also several important distinctions that make slow-release fertilizer more desirable. Here in Happy Valley,...
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Don't Mow YET! How long should you wait to mow after fertilization treatments?

Don't Mow YET! How long should you wait to mow after fertilization treatments?

Enrolling in a fertilization program is one of the best things you can do for your lawn. Most programs offer year-round protection so that you never have to worry if your lawn is getting the correct amount of nutrients during every changing season. We often get questions from clients about how long they have to wait until they can resume normal activity such as cutting the grass on a...
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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 Happy Valley, Gresham, Troutdale, 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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Why Your Lawn Needs Fall Fertilization

Why Your Lawn Needs Fall Fertilization

Your lawn requires many things to keep it strong, healthy, and green throughout the year. When fertilization is mentioned, most people think about springtime application, as this is when your grass is growing and needs all the food it can get to thrive. What many people don’t realize, however, is that your lawn also needs fertilization applications in the autumn. Fall fertilization sets...
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Reasons to Use Grass Seed for Your Lawn

Reasons to Use Grass Seed for Your Lawn

There are many reasons to lay grass seed than simply when starting a new lawn. Grass seed is great for repairing your lawn’s bare spots, fixing thin areas, and eliminating weeds from your lawn. Using seed is also great for restoring your lawn’s health and promoting its growth and health. Here are some reasons why your lawn in Happy Valley, Troutdale, Gresham, and...
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Why Your Yard Needs Routine Lawn Care

Why Your Yard Needs Routine Lawn Care

When you invest in your lawn with regular lawn care services, you are doing more than just making it look pretty. While skipping out on routine lawn care may seem beneficial to your wallet at first, it actually poses many risks to your lawn that require more time and money to fix in the long run. Routine lawn care keeps your lawn looking nice, keeps it strong and healthy, and saves you time...
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How Invasive Blackberry Can Destroy Your Yard

How Invasive Blackberry Can Destroy Your Yard

Non-native blackberry plants have taken root and dealt serious damage to properties in our service area and beyond. We have introduced a treatment program that specifically targets these disruptive plants before they can lay waste to your yard. It’s important to know exactly how invasive blackberry can destroy your yard in order to catch the problem before it gets out of hand. Below you...
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What Your Lawn Needs to Survive Summer

What Your Lawn Needs to Survive Summer

During summer, your lawn sees heavy use from kids, pets, friends, and others who are outside enjoying the weather. It's also hotter with the sun beating down on your grass. Each season brings new challenges when it comes to the overall health of your lawn. Here are some services your lawn needs to survive the summer in the areas of Happy Valley, Troutdale, Gresham,...
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