How can I tell if my lawn is healthy?

Most of the time, you know a great looking lawn when you see one. It's green, luscious and maybe even tempting to walk around in. Yet, there are several more in-depth factors to gauge whether or not your lawn is as healthy as can be: Color – Of course, a bright and defined green color...

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What are the different types of irrigation?

Irrigation is the act of helping facilitate the healthy production of grass through forms of water different than rain. Depending on the necessities of your particular lawn, there are benefits to certain types of irrigation. The most common types are: Flood – The most basic and easiest form of irrigation, this method requires just a...

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What is landscape architecture?

Landscape architecture is the practice of designing an outdoor area through the planning and management of a land's aesthetic, geography and structure. Anything from residential areas to commercial buildings to parks and college campuses can benefit from the environmental and design factors that come along with hiring a landscape architect. If you want to finally...

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What will aeration do to my lawn?

Aeration opens up the soil in your yard. This allows air and water penetration in the root zone of the grass, providing it with the most necessary nutrients to survive and grow healthily. Aeration loosens compacted soil and improves root development, creating a stronger and more stress resistant plant. Aeration also improves the thickness of...

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How often should I water my lawn?

Ideally, lawns should be watered in the early morning for approximately 15 minutes, three days per week, depending on the weather condition. If a lawn application is performed on your landscape, it is recommended that you wait at least 24 hours before watering the lawn. It is advised that you do not water your lawn...

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How safe are your lawn services?

All of the materials we use for lawn applications and services are professional grade and safe for humans and animals alike. We use low toxicity chemicals and are used in strict compliance to labeled instructions. All of our technicians are trained and have the knowledge to keep you and your family safe while providing top...

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What is landscaping?

Landscaping is the art of modifying an outdoor area to look more visually appealing with regard to design, gardening, structure, weather and lighting. The professional landscapers at TLC Total Lawn Care, LLC use their expertise in landscape installation and landscape enhancement to provide unique landscaping around your home and backyard.    

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Why is weeding important?

Weeding is important to maintain your yard or garden. Eliminating weeds makes room for other plants to bloom. Contact the lawn care experts at TLC Total Lawn Care, LLC at 800-796-8087 to learn more about proper weeding techniques, and about our weed control services.    

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Why should I landscape?

Landscaping makes plain outdoor areas look beautiful with a winning combination of aesthetics and design. Landscaping is recommended for businesses and homes to make the property more appealing. The professional lawn care team at TLC Total Lawn Care, LLC know the benefits of landscaping. Call us today at 800-796-8087 for more information about our residential...

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Why is my grass turning yellow?

There are a number of reasons why grass turns yellow. Some possible reasons include the following: Lack of nutrients Lowered pH Overheating Drought Cutting it too short too often   If your are experiencing problems with your lawn, contact the lawn care experts from TLC Total Lawn Care, LLC at 800-796-8087.    

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Can a flood damage your lawn?

A flood cannot kill your grass.  However, it can cause major damage if it remains under water for more than four days. The only way a lawn can benefit from a flood is when the water is flowing. The flowing of the water will provide oxygen for the plants and roots. TLC Total Lawn Care, LLC...

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What is dethatching?

Dethatching is the removal of the thatch layer. Thatch is the accumulation of dead grass and rhizomes. It is simple to remove the thatch layer, however, it can be time consuming. You can do it with a gas-powered rake for a less time consuming process. For more information about our lawn dethatching services, call TLC...

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What is aerating?

Aerating is the process of perforating the soil to allow the absorbance of nutrients and water. For more information about our aeration and de-thatching services, contact the lawn care experts from TLC Total Lawn Care, LLC at 800-796-8087.    

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Is thatch good for my lawn?

A small layer of thatch is actually good for your lawn. The layer should be about ½ an inch thick. If it's thicker, it can prevent the water and fertilizer from getting to other areas such as the grass roots and the soil. Call the lawn experts from TLC Total Lawn Care, LLC at 800-796-8087...

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Do I have to hire someone to dethatch my grass?

Dethatching is a task that can be done by anyone. However, it could be physically demanding. For assistance with your lawn yard and beautiful landscaping, call the lawn care professionals from TLC Total Lawn Care, LLC at 800-796-8087.    

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What is thatch?

Thatch is the layer of stems, living and dead, that accumulates between the growing grass and the soil. For professional dethatching and aeration services call the lawn care specialists from TLC Total Lawn Care, LLC  at 800-796-8087.    

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What is lawn striping?

Lawn striping is mowing your lawn into a pattern.  This is usually done in professional baseball fields with a lawn mower and a lawn roller.  The roller is mounted in the back and bends the grass after it is cut. TLC Total Lawn Care, LLC provides residential and commercial lawn mowing services, contact us today...

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Is Total Lawn Care licensed?

Yes, Total Lawn Care has a licensed and accredited staff of experienced employees including: Licensed irrigators Licensed Turf and Ornamental Pesticide Applicators Licensed ROW Pesticide Applicators Approved GSA Contractors   Let’s get started. To get exceptional service in commercial and residential landscaping, call the professionals at TLC Total Lawn Care, LLC today at 800-796-8087.  ...

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What is compost?

Compost is made from recycled organic matter, and is used as fertilizer and soil amendment.  It's not only the perfect fertilizer for organic farming it can also be applied to your lawn after aerating. If you need professional assistance in maintaining your lawn or need help in landscaping, call lawn care and landscaping specialists from...

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How long will it take to treat my property?

Everything depends on the size of your lawn, the services you need and the time it will take to achieve our high standard of quality. Know that we do our best to work in a timely and satisfactory manner for each of our clients.   Request a quote. Get a quote today for detailed information...

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How often should I mow my lawn?

It depends on how much you fertilize and water your lawn. Time of year is also a factor in determining how quickly your grass grows. Healthy grass is widely considered to be about 3 to 3½ inches long. For most residential lawns, the general rule of thumb for mowing your lawn is usually whenever grass...

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Is a reel lawn mower a good fit for me?

How effective your lawn mower is depends on how many blades you have.  The number of blades your reel lawn mower should have depends on the type of grass you want to cut.  If your grass is rather heavy such as St. Augustine and Bermuda, 7 blades are recommended.  For thinner grasses such as blue...

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How can I get rid of gophers?

Applying castor oil pellets to your lawn can repel gophers. There are other ways to repel gophers but it could be harmful to them. Gophers can cause a lot of damage to your lawn.  If gophers have damaged your yard, you can contact the landscaping experts from Total Lawn Care, LLC at 800-796-8087.    

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What is the difference between moles and gophers?

Both moles and gophers are rodents that can take over your lawn. The difference between them is that moles feed off of grubs and gophers feed off of your grass. If you need assistance in maintaining your lawn or need professional landscaping help, contact TLC Total Lawn Care, LLC at 800-796-8087.    

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How can I get rid of weeds?

Weeds can spread their seeds into unwanted areas of your lawn or garden if not taken care of properly. Make sure to pull the weeds from your yard before they seed. If you need assistance with your yard and want beautiful landscaping, contact the custom landscaping professionals from TLC Total Lawn Care, LLC at 800-796-8087....

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