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Weed Control FAQ's

Weed Control FAQ's

Weeds can be a real nuisance here in Oregon and getting rid of them is no easy task. While you may be tempted to get rid of weeds yourself, you'll likely just end up with more weeds on your lawn. The best way to get rid of weeds is to invest in a professional weed control service. We've compiled a list of frequently asked questions regarding this service. Keep reading to learn the...
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Here's Why You Need BOTH Fertilization & Weed Control for Your Lawn

Here's Why You Need BOTH Fertilization & Weed Control for Your Lawn

When you're looking into lawn care services for your lawn, two of the biggest services you likely hear about are fertilization and weed control. Fertilization provides your lawn with the nutrients it needs to thrive while weed control - you guessed it - controls the weeds on your lawn. While both of these lawn care services are great, doing one without the other can be a waste of time and...
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The Dangers of Removing English Ivy by Yourself

The Dangers of Removing English Ivy by Yourself

English ivy can be an attractive plant found all over Oregon. It tends to grow in cold, shaded areas where the soil is kept moist and fertile. Many people use English ivy as decorations in their gardens because of its pretty "climbing" appearance and color. However, the plant isn’t native to our state and can easily become invasive. English ivy has the ability to spread rapidly ...
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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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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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Pre-Emergent Weed Control is More Effective in the Fall vs. the Spring

Pre-Emergent Weed Control is More Effective in the Fall vs. the Spring

The fall season is the best time to get your lawn in its best form for the following spring. The temperature and weather conditions in autumn are perfect for restoring your lawn back to its full potential, including 100% grass cover, soil restoration, and making your lawn more wear tolerant. The three most important tasks you can do for your lawn include: Late Season Fertilization...
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6 Ways You Are Killing Your Lawn

6 Ways You Are Killing Your Lawn

Are the proper precautions being taken when it comes to caring for your lawn? Homeowners in the Happy Valley, Troutdale, Gresham, and surrounding areas have killed their lawn by making simple mistakes. However, by making important adjustments to your lawn care approach or by using a professional lawn care company like J&C Lawn Care, you can see a tremendous difference in your...
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