Tag Archives: Lawn
When planting a new lawn from seed (in particular), soil is normally added, amended, cultivated and/or aerated to provide optimum seed-growing conditions. Lightly cultivated soil is critical for new grass seed germination and eventual plant/root development, but also happens to … Continue reading
We would like to say thank you for a wonderful 2016 and wish you and your family nothing but the best for 2017. Happy New Year!
One way or another, if you are the proud owner of property that happens to include a lawn, you need to understand that it will require a certain level of on-going mechanical care in order for it to be healthy … Continue reading
It has been our great pleasure helping so many wonderful people in 2015. We thank you for the opportunity and would like to wish you and your family a healthy and happy new year! May 2016 be your best year … Continue reading
Please check out our new frequently asked questions page on our website. As always, please be sure to contact Pacocha Landscaping Services, Inc. for any lawn, landscape or snow removal services needed at your property. Thank you for taking the … Continue reading
A few proven ways to reduce labor, save money and increase the quality of your residential lawn and landscape management service
Over the last 20 years or so I have had the privilege of performing lawn and landscape related services at several thousand Chicago area properties. As you can imagine, there are many time consuming variables on each individual property that … Continue reading
As my company Pacocha Landscaping Services, Inc. nears it’s 20 year business anniversary, there are so many positive thoughts that race through my mind. First, I can’t believe it has been 20 years already! Since 1993, at the age of … Continue reading
If you are looking for a lawn that can tolerate extreme heat, drought and even heavy foot traffic, than turf-type tall fescue is for you! Tall fescue is a cool-season grass that loves sunny or even partially shaded areas. Tall … Continue reading
Integrated Pest Management is the process of continually scouting for lawn and landscape related pests and injury. Pests can be defined as a weed, disease, rodent or insect that can cause injury. When managing the health of your lawn and … Continue reading
Chicago area underground flood control systems, sewer repairs, emergency utility work and the necessary landscape related repairs that follow!
The damage done to a mature lawn or landscape (in particular) after a major sewer repair, drainage improvements or new flood control system has been installed can be minimal or quite extreme. Plant material, lawns, irrigation systems, retaining walls, pavement … Continue reading
If you are one of the unlucky few this summer season that has discovered grub related lawn damage than please read on. Everyone loves a beautiful healthy lawn that makes a property stand out, but you should know that your … Continue reading
If you maintain a lawn that happens to benefit from full sun exposure (not shaded) and has become weakened from heat and drought stress you need to be aware of sod webworm and the damage it can cause. This small … Continue reading
When watering your lawn, you should really strive to water enough to wet the entire root zone. The most common error committed by people is light irrigation. Too little water too often encourages a multitude of problems such as shallow root system. … Continue reading
Quackgrass is a perennial grassy weed that is very difficult to eradicate from a lawn. This persistent grassy weed can take over your lawn or invade open soil spaces rather quickly if left alone. Quackgrass grows from seed and underground … Continue reading
Would you like to apply a crabgrass preventer to your lawn or plant grass seed……… please pick just one!
The challenge we turf grass managers face every spring season (in particular) is that in order to prevent the annual unwanted grassy weed called crabgrass from growing in a lawn we either need to maintain great turf grass density to … Continue reading