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4 Landscape Bed Additions That Require Little to No Maintenance

4 Landscape Bed Additions That Require Little to No Maintenance

The right landscape bed addition can make a significant impact on the curb appeal of your Elkhart Indiana home or business. If you plan it right, you can make your property look as if you spend hours every week maintaining your landscape when, really, your landscape beds require little to no maintenance! Landscape bed additions such as native plants/shrubs/trees, rocks, and boulders don’t need much care but they add great focal points to your property. Top it off ...
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Improperly Installing Mulch Is a Waste of Money

Improperly Installing Mulch Is a Waste of Money

Installing mulch in your landscape beds is not only a great aesthetic choice for your property, but it will also help keep your plants and shrubs happy and healthy. However, mulch needs to be installed correctly in order to reap the great benefits. This means that your whole landscape bed should be covered with mulch that reaches about 2-3 inches deep. It also needs to be replenished annually to make up for the gradual degradation and to make it look nice and clean...
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Are Gas Fire Pits Better Than Wood-Burning Fire Pits?

Are Gas Fire Pits Better Than Wood-Burning Fire Pits?

Installing a fire pit in your backyard is a great way to gather friends and family together to enjoy the outdoors. Both gas and wood fire pits are popular hardscapes that many people like to add to their landscape design. The question homeowners have trouble answering is which style of fire pit will work best for them. Before you call a contractor, take a look at some of the key differences between gas and wood-burning fire pits to see which variation checks the boxes for you regarding...
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Your Lawn is Aerated and Overseeded, Now What?

Your Lawn is Aerated and Overseeded, Now What?

How Combining Core Aeration & Overseeding Services Benefits Your Lawn If you're reading this, you're likely located in Elkhart, Granger, South Bend, and surrounding northern Indiana areas. You're also probably interested in taking your lawn to the next level - and that's ahat our team here at Grow Pros Lawn Care, LLC is known for. Maybe you've heard of the aeration & overseeding process previously. Maybe you've even tried doing it yourself! Either way, ...
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Drip Irrigation vs Traditional Sprinkler Systems

Drip Irrigation vs Traditional Sprinkler Systems

Installing an irrigation system comes with many things to consider, such as what contractor to hire for the job, where you want the pipes to be laid out, and what type of system you want to use in your landscape beds. Generally, landscape beds typically use either traditional sprinkler systems or drip irrigation systems. Learn about these types of systems and decide which type may benefit your residential or commercial property in Granger, Elkhart, South Bend, and...
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5 Spring Annual Flowers to Plant in Northern Indiana

5 Spring Annual Flowers to Plant in Northern Indiana

Spring is here in full force, and we couldn't be happier about it! It is the season to start things anew and give a fresh look to the inside and outside of your home or business. If you are considering freshening up your landscaping, then right now is the perfect time to add some annual flowers to your yard/ At Grow Pros Lawn Care, LLC, we install many different varieties of warm-season annual flowers in our northern Indiana region. Learn about five popular annual flowers our landscaping crews plant in...
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How to Choose the Right Pavers for Your New Walkway

How to Choose the Right Pavers for Your New Walkway

Adding a new walkway to your home or business is a great way to improve the aesthetic appeal of your landscape and grant guests better mobility around your property.  Here at Grow Pros Lawn Care, LLC, we offer walkway installation services for residential and commercial properties in South Bend, Granger, and Elkhart, IN.  When choosing how you want your walkway to look, you must consider various factors. Before settling on a final decision, you should think about the ...
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3 Reasons You May Need Spring Lawn Restoration Services

3 Reasons You May Need Spring Lawn Restoration Services

Unsurprisingly, winter isn't the best time for a lawn to reach its full growth potential. In fact, this dreaded season may cause your lawn to deteriorate. You shouldn't take your chances and hope it bounces back on its own. To take the probability out of your lawn making a comeback, we at Grow Pros Lawn Care, LLC offer you expert lawn restoration services that include aeration, hydroseeding, and more. Properties in South Bend, Granger, and Elkhart, IN can take advantage...
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Tips for Fertilizing, Watering, & Mowing Your Lawn

Tips for Fertilizing, Watering, & Mowing Your Lawn

Fertilizer Tips Use slow release fertilizer. Most store bought fertilizers have a very small amount of slow release product, usually less than five percent (5%). Grow Pros uses at least thirty percent (30%) slow release products. This ensures your fertilizer will last until the next treatment. Iron gives your lawn a deep green color. Grow Pros puts down iron with every application of fertilizer. Watering Tips Your lawn needs an inch and a half of water a week, either from...
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