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With over 20 years of professional experience, we know the importance and value of your lawn and landscape. Our mission is to build a lasting relationship and provide quality service and advice year-round that will help you succeed. Every year, homeowners turn to LKM to manage and advise on improving their property. We are dedicated to catering proactive maintenance and help to save you time and money. This newsletter is full of beneficial hints so you can keep your lawn and landscaping looking the best all by yourself. Sign up today!

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Preparing Your Lawn & Landscape For Winter

Preparing Your Lawn & Landscape For Winter

October 5, 2020 @ 10:20 am by Josh Kaminski

Winter Preparation for Lawn & Landscapes

 

Why prepare your Lawn & Landscape?

As the temperatures begin to drop, the need for you to prepare your lawn and landscape for the winter becomes important. This is necessary to ensure your turf and plants can easily survive the winter. Central Illinois can experience severe cold temperatures and many inches of snow. Other areas of the country might not have …

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Grading & Seeding

Grading & Seeding

September 1, 2020 @ 9:55 am by Josh Kaminski

Turf Installation & Repair
Hints & Recommendations

 

Turf in Central Illinois

There are not too many people in the world that prefer dead brown grass over lush and soft green turf. Every homeowner has the responsibility of taking care of their turf whether they uptake the challenge themselves or hire a trusted company. Mowing, fertilizer, weed control, and disease control are all aspects of caring …

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Lawn & Landscape Pests

Lawn & Landscape Pests

August 25, 2020 @ 10:06 am by Josh Kaminski

Lawn & Landscape Pests

Each lawn and landscape can differ for each homeower, which can bring many different pests and diseases to your turf or plants. There can be many factors that cause certain diseases to one's property. Weather, temperature, and soil are just some of the elements that we recommend monitoring throughout the year to properly identify and treat any issues. Below you will find common …

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Turf & Landscape Watering

Turf & Landscape Watering

July 7, 2020 @ 10:10 am by Josh Kaminski

Turf & Landscape Watering
Watering techniques differ from lawn to lawn. Depending on if you have a newly seeded/sodded lawn or an established turf, the way you water is different but just as important. For new turf, the first thing we recommend is setting up a temporary irrigation system if you do not have in-ground irrigation. This will help ease the worry of forgetting to water your

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Proper Mowing Tips

Proper Mowing Tips

May 2, 2020 @ 9:20 am by Josh Kaminski

Proper Mowing Tips For You

With over 20 years of experience, LKM has professionally taken care of thousands of lawns ranging in size, type, and and location. However, maintaining your lawn properly is not a complex equation you have to solve. Below, we have shared with you 4 main points of mowing that you can follow to have a healthy and aesthetically looking property.  

Sharp vs. …

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Shrubs & Trees

Shrubs & Trees

May 2, 2020 @ 8:55 am by Josh Kaminski

 

Trimming & Pruning
Helpful Hints

 

Trim Established Shrubs

If you recently installed a shrub in the past year or two, we strongly recommend steering clear of trimming those shrubs. To eliminate the risk of accidentially killing your new shrubs, only trim established …
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Importance of a Proper Fertilizer Program

Importance of a Proper Fertilizer Program

March 19, 2020 @ 11:20 am by Josh Kaminski

Fertilizer & Weed Control

The purpose of fertilizing a lawn is to add the necessary nutrients, in the required amounts, and at the proper time to achieve a desirable and healthy lawn. Fertilization, along with pre-emergent crabgrass and post emergent broadleaf weed control will create a healthy, green, lush lawn that your neighbors will envy.

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How To Prepare Your Lawn & Landscape This Spring

How To Prepare Your Lawn & Landscape This Spring

March 12, 2020 @ 12:50 pm by Josh Kaminski

Spring is Almost Here!

 


We want you to be ready. Below you will find helpful hints on how and when spring services should be performed. The top three important services we want you to be knowledgeable about are: Pre-Emergent Crabgrass Control, Spring Mulch, and Spring Clean-ups. These hints will help you perform these services properly. Or click the …

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