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Starting seeds indoors : Yard and Garden : Garden : University of Minnesota Extension

The calendar shows us that we have turned the page to Spring 2018. But take one look out your window today or listen to the forecast, and we all know it sure doesn’t look or feel like spring. Realistically, it’s going to take good week or more of steady spring like temps to get the […]

Remove Grass Clippings?

Here is great advice as published in Total Landscape Care magazine. Myth: it’s a good idea to remove grass clippings after mowing. Reality: There is a misconception their grass clippings contribute significantly to thatch. Grass clippings are mostly water and decompose rapidly, returning significant amounts of fertilizer to the lawn. Research shows that up to […]

Should You Aerate Your Lawn?

Lawn Aeration (Edit) Power core aeration is one of the most important cultural practices available for your lawn. Aeration helps control thatch, improves the soil structure, helps create growth pockets for new roots, and opens the way for water and fertilizer to reach the root zone of your lawn. Annual or semi-annual aeration is advised […]

Fall Is The Best Time For Seeding Your Lawn

A How to guide for seeding renovation of your lawn Despite the bountiful rain we had earlier this season the past few growing seasons have left many lawns in poor condition.  Parkway Lawn Service will be doing a great deal of Over Seeding and Lawn Renovation this fall. AUGUST 15th THRU THE END OF SEPTEMBER […]

Have your Evergreens sufferd from winter burn?

We have been seeing a lot of damage to shrubbery this season. Here is a great article we ran across from the University of Minnesota.  

Bloomington City Code Prohibited Trees

If you are planning to plant trees in the spring or fall and you live in the city of Bloomington you can refer to the regulations for planting trees here. It is against the law in Bloomington, MN to plant any of these trees within city limits: Tree Common Name    Genus Species Ash (all […]

Richfield Minnesota City Information

City of Richfield, MN If you want to find out information on the city of Richfield, MN visit the PDFf document below. Their website is complete with contacts for each department and lots of bonus info such as City Council members, a Richfield parks map, annual city events, city codes, schools and community resources. Check […]

Bloomington Minnesota City Census and Information

City of Bloomington, MN The City of Bloomington has a large website containing the calendar of events, Bloomington City Code, City Facilities, park listings, statistics, list of road closures, zoning ordinance, landscaping and screening standards. Also online is the Bloomington Census for 2010 that lists the population of Bloomington, MN at 82,893. Click here for […]

Happy Hoildays!

At this joyous time of year we’d like to share our heartfelt good wishes to each and every one of you. Here are two links we would like to share with you. One is called “One of the best Christmas Light displays EVER!” The other is NORAD’s  Santa tracking station Happy Holidays!