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    Relatively new to central Iowa, anyone have recommendations for a good lawn care outfit that would service Warren County? My lawn is absolute crap and needs a lot of help. Thanks.



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    Re: Lawn Care

    This stuff is great. Apply generously.




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    Re: Lawn Care

    Quote Originally Posted by Senolcyc View Post
    This stuff is great. Apply generously.

    Thanks, but I need a team.



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    Re: Lawn Care

    Quote Originally Posted by Gonzo View Post
    Thanks, but I need a team.
    How about these guys?







    Seems like they'd make a good team.



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    Re: Lawn Care

    Seriously, though, my neighbor uses A+ Lawn & Landscaping and his lawn always looks pretty nice.



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    Re: Lawn Care

    If your lawn is overrun with weeds RoundUp is probably the best solution. You could then do a soil test, amend the soil as needed, and then re-seed. Best time to do this is late August / early September though.



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    Re: Lawn Care

    Quote Originally Posted by Gonzo View Post
    Relatively new to central Iowa, anyone have recommendations for a good lawn care outfit that would service Warren County? My lawn is absolute crap and needs a lot of help. Thanks.
    I'm in the same boat.



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    Re: Lawn Care

    This guy is experienced and knows what he is doing. Works the Creston (SW Ia.) area, Sun Valley Lake. May not get to Warren Co. but is a go getter and probably knows who is good. He also has the Walker Mower (commercial) franchise for the area and probably reaches Indianola.

    Lincoln's Lawn Care 641-333-2941



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    Re: Lawn Care

    Thanks all.



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    Re: Lawn Care

    Quote Originally Posted by blizzisu View Post
    If your lawn is overrun with weeds RoundUp is probably the best solution. You could then do a soil test, amend the soil as needed, and then re-seed. Best time to do this is late August / early September though.
    Bad advice. Roundup is not the solution, unless you desire a lawn that is completely dead.



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    Re: Lawn Care

    Quote Originally Posted by acody View Post
    Bad advice. Roundup is not the solution, unless you desire a lawn that is completely dead.
    False. Grass in Warren county is roundup ready


    Exaggeration is a BILLION times worse than understating.

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    Re: Lawn Care

    Get a couple of gallons of 2,4-d / dicamba. A bunch of 10-10-10 fertilizer.... I mean a bunch. Spray spread and then overseed in september while watering daily.

    You'll like the way you look... I guarantee it.



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    Re: Lawn Care

    would recommend Ripke. They are 2 brothers that do lawn care in Des Moines

    http://townpoints.com/page/6/



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    Re: Lawn Care

    Not to start anything but I'd recommend Organic Weed Killers/Weed Prevention. Round-up and other chemical sprays change the biology of the soil. An organic weed killer adds to the soil and helps prevent weeds in the future. Your dogs and kids can also play on the grass during application with no harm coming to them.



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    Re: Lawn Care

    Quote Originally Posted by WholeFoods View Post
    Not to start anything but I'd recommend Organic Weed Killers/Weed Prevention. Round-up and other chemical sprays change the biology of the soil. An organic weed killer adds to the soil and helps prevent weeds in the future. Your dogs and kids can also play on the grass during application with no harm coming to them.


    So much fail.




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