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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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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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Are Fertilizers & Herbicides Safe for Kids & Pets?

Are Fertilizers & Herbicides Safe for Kids & Pets?

In order to keep a healthy lawn, it’s key to apply four fertilizer treatments a year. Specially formulated slow-release treatments give your lawn nutrients it needs to grow. While maintaining your lawn, you also need to make sure weed control is a priority by using pre-emergent and post-emergent herbicides. With these fertilizer and herbicide applications comes chemicals and many...
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How to Tell If Your Lawn Is Dead or Just in Its Dormant State

How to Tell If Your Lawn Is Dead or Just in Its Dormant State

Summer in Happy Valley, OR can have detrimental effects on a lawn that can last well into fall and winter, making homeowners wonder if their spring lawn is going to come back at all. Generally, when there is a lack of rain in the summertime it can lead to brown spots from the heat or drought stress on the grass. What does this mean for telling whether your lawn is dead or dormant?...
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