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Summer Watering and Smart Irrigation in St. Louis

Is your lawn drying out in certain spots during the summer drought?

Here are 3 quick tips:

  1. During this bad stretch of hot weather & drought, consider watering every day. 
  2. Water in the morning, not the middle of the day, to prevent fungus outbreaks. 
  3. Look around for an irrigation coverage issue. Ide...

Hot Upgrades to Prepare Your St. Louis Landscape for Summer Parties

Fourth of July is coming! Are you ready?

Or more importantly, is your landscape party ready?

With less than a week to go, our maintenance teams are ready to lend a helping hand for party cleanup. We can prune, weed, and replant! Call us now to get on our schedule for a quick spruce before the neigh...

Spring Flood 2017 - Impact on St. Louis Lawns & Landscaping

St. Louis Spring Flood 2017

Everyone knows that there is a not-so-small flood happening in our area. We wanted to take the time to update you on how this will impact your services throughout the remainder of this week, as well as give you some information from our horticulturists on how this will im...

April Showers Bring May Flowers

Lawn Mowing Schedule Update

Looking into the forecast this week, we are expecting more rain. This is why you may see us out earlier than normal for mowing to try to get ahead of it.

STL Swamp Living and National Lawn Care Month

Although the sun is shining, we are considering this another rain day. The machines we use would be too heavy and sink into saturated lawns.  We plan to put a full court press on mowing and lawn care and we will be working this weekend. 

Here at Dowco, we are passionate about creating beautiful, ...

Spring Rain Delay Schedule Update

We hope you're staying dry! 

Last week we started mowing all of our residential properties. If you haven't seen us yet, it's because we're delayed from rain, and the forecast this week shows more spring showers. Our goal is to ensure top quality work, in a timely fashion, without damaging your lawn....

Happy First Day of Spring!

Hi there,

Kelly here.   I just wanted to share with you some amazing news about our fantastic team member, Maggie.   Read on:

Lawn Mowing Boot Camp [VIDEO]

The last 2 weeks we've been preparing for lawn mowing. A few of our crew members are learning these skills for the first time, while many others are sharpening up their techniques before we hit our client's properties.

Last week we worked on the fundamentals - fueling, starting, handling, and safety...

Prepare! St. Louis Lawn Care Teams are Emerging

Can you believe the warm weather we've had in February? 

While you may see the Forsythia blooming already, the soil temperatures are still between 45-55 degrees, therefore Crabgrass is not yet germinating.  Our fertilization program is underway and both rounds 1 and 2 contain a crabgrass pre-emergen...

Top 5 Blog Posts of 2016

Each year, we publish over 45 educational blog posts to share our expertise on a variety of lawn care and landscaping topics, and to communicate the latest happenings and trends in our company and industry.

Of all the posts that were written in 2016, the following five were the most popular! 

 

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