Blog

Get All the Latest Information on Lawn Care with Independent Lawn Service™

Preparing Your Lawn For The Fall

Originally posted on 09/27/2018 As fall weather takes root, it is advisable that you change your gardening practices to get your lawn ready for the season ahead. Start your work about five to six weeks before the first freeze with lawn...

Why Is My Grass Brown?

Originally posted on 07/27/2018 Grass can be difficult to take care of during the summertime. In the hot months in Michigan, plants in your yard can become dried out. Even with regular watering, some problems with brown grass...

3 Tips To Take Care Of Your Lawn This Summer

Originally posted on 05/21/2018 An interminable hot and dry weather promptly affects the overall image of your grass. Since summertime is usually an awesome time to enjoy your lawn, it is important to keep your garden looking good....

How Do I Prep My Lawn Mower For Michigan Spring?

Fertilizing your lawn, overseeding, and general upkeep of your yard are great first steps to getting your lawn ready for the season.  Now that our lawn fertilization and overseeding efforts have left your lawn looking green, it's time to...

How Often Should I Water My Lawn?

Originally posted on 06/27/2018 Your lawn requires sufficient water to keep the grass green throughout the year. Proper watering is always crucial to have the best-looking garden in your neighborhood. Without enough water, the grass will...

The Most Important Effects of Snow on Your Grass

Winter is the time when most plants take a rest and go dormant. When these plants are dormant, they are more resistant to harsh weather conditions and they don’t need but they do not grow. Unfortunately, the winter weather still affects...

What You Need to Know About Annual Winter Weeds

Keeping on top of your garden requires an understanding of the seasons and how they impact the trees, plants, and soil in your outdoor space. One task that is necessary but not very enjoyable is getting rid of the weeds in your garden. With that in...

Can Rock Salt Hurt My Lawn? Yes, But...

Winter is here, and with it, the snow and ice that can be so beautiful. This beauty can, unfortunately, be a problem for walking or driving safely during the winter months. No one wants to slip and get hurt, so many turn to salt to solve this...

Reviving Your Dry Grass to Make it Green Again

Vibrant, green lawns can be tough to maintain. This summer has been a scorcher. With many long periods without rain, many people have some brown spots in their lawn. Dry, dead, and discolored spots in your lawn can affect your yard’s overall...

7 Lawn Mowing Tips: How To Mow Your Lawn Like A Pro

Mowing the lawn isn’t too tough once you get the hang of it. Most parents teach their kids how to do it at a young age, and then it becomes the youngster’s weekly chore. However, are there some methods you might be doing that harm your...

5 Shrub Maintenance Tips to Keep Them Looking Great

Shrubs complete the landscaping of any property. These small, woody plants may look like trees, but there is more to them. Shrubs have evergreen and leaf-bearing options to decorate your space. Shrubs can be added to an existing design or planned...

4 Lawn Fertilizer Tips to Get the Greenest Lawn

Fertilizing your lawn is a necessary step to keeping up its health and vibrant green appearance. Your yard is a battleground for grass. Trees, shrubs, weeds, and other grasses compete with your lawn for resources, including nutrients, water, and...

Spring Yard Clean-Up: 5 Tips for a Beautiful Lawn

Our Southeast Michigan weather will continue to turn from hot to cold and sunny to rainy or even snowy. No matter what it wants to do, now is the time for your spring yard clean up! You won’t need to worry about the mowing just yet. However,...

Winter Lawn Care Tips for a Healthy Lawn in the Spring

Taking care of your yard is a year-long task. As with most maintenance, there will be busy seasons and low seasons. Make sure to keep up with your lawn care throughout the year to maintain its ongoing health. This continued maintenance can also help...
Page: 12 - All
This is my third year with Independent Lawn Service™ and I couldn't be more pleased.
Independent Lawn Service™ has done a delightful job with consistent results at the last 2 homes I've lived in since 2014. They can revive and reverse a lawn neglected and over-run by weeds, quack grass, and other undesirable traits. I don't know what their "secret sauce" is, but they do fantastic work and are dependable if you need specialized assistance. I will keep using them. Thomas M.* via
Read More Testimonials arrow_forward
734-228-4729