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5 Tips to Prepare Your Lawn for Spring in Utah

Springtime in Utah is often dramatic with high winds, snow flurries and sunshine, and rainbows - sometimes all in one day! Utahans like to joke that the beginning of spring, March 20th or 21st, is actually called Sprinter. When we finally roll into true spring-like weather with melting snow and warmer temperatures, it is time to think about getting a head start on lawn care. Big League Lawns suggests keeping in mind the following 5 tips to prepare your lawn for spring in Utah. Spring Lawn Care Tips Remove Debris Begin your lawn care regime by removing large debris like…
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When to Winterize Your Lawn in Utah

With approximately six months of measurable snowfall, lawn care professionals are often asked questions about when to winterize your lawn in Utah to achieve healthy, beautiful grass for the rest of the year.
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3 Ways to Keep Bugs Out

You may be frustrated with seeing insects crawling around your house. Or, perhaps you're fed up with swatting mosquitos while trying to entertain friends out on the deck. Big League Lawns can control pests in and around your home and yard by taking one or more measures to minimize – or even prevent – the annual fall insect migration into your home. Three types of barriers provide an effective measure of protection against insects: physical, chemical, and cultural. Physical Barriers A physical bug barrier blocks the openings bugs use to access your home. Using physical barriers is an excellent way to prevent…
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3 Ways to Prepare Your Lawn for Winter

Grass absorbs all the water, energy and nutrients it can during the fall and winter so it can grow tall and exceedingly green in spring. So, when the last leaf falls to the ground, will your lawn be prepared for winter? Keep Mowing Cut and water your lawn as usual throughout the fall. When winter temperatures arrive and the lawn begins to go dormant, take the next step in preparing your lawn for winter… Lower the blade on your mower. Use the last couple of mowings to cut the grass down to about 1½ inches tall. Try not to cut more than…
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How to Prevent Snow Mold (and what to do if you get it)

The temperatures have risen and the snow has melted. You expect to be greeted by a lush green lawn, but instead, your once beautiful yard looks horrible!  What caused this to happen? Is it still alive? Don’t panic! It’s going to be okay. Your lawn may have snow mold, a type of fungus that damages and sometimes kills grass, generally in late winter. Snow mold, sometimes referred to as snow rot, is a turf disease that flourishes under wet leaves and snow in the winter months. Snow mold’s damage usually occurs in small circular grayish or pinkish patches, and can…
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