Where do I start?

How does the biological method work? Most people have a Stage I or Stage II Lawn. You want a Stage III or a Stage IV lawn that has improved thatch levels, 6.5 pH, 3% or better organic content, high soil porosity, high water carrying capacity, natural aeration and...

September is important!

September is the most important month for the lawn. Let me explain. This is typically the last month where temperatures exist that can produce change. Once the first freeze occurs several things happen, the microbes go dormant, transpiration stops, photosynthesis...

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“It’s too late”

"It's too late." We hear this a lot this time of year. The truth is the length of the lawn season is much longer than people realize and the second half is far more important that the first half. September is the most important month out of the entire year as it...

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Nine steps to a successful lawn

Nine steps to a successful lawn

Thank you for your interest in Blade to Blade. We know your landscape is a source of pride and we value this by delivering to you a quality product with outstanding service. Our approach to maintenance provides a well balanced approach to lawn care to...

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To Bag, or Not to Bag

To Bag, or Not to Bag

A response to the grass clipping question We have written this informative letter to address and answer the question, where does all of the grass go? Your service quote has within it a provision designed into the cost of the program to handle the problem...

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What is Aeration?

What is Aeration?

Aeration is the process of using a machine which pushes a tine into the ground 2”- 3” to extract a core or a “plug”, creating a small hole in the surface of the sod. Why do we do this do you ask? There are several reasons, but the predominate reason is...

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Should I have my soil tested?

Should I have my soil tested?

I hope that you will read this as it may save you a ton of money in the future but that is your call. I have come a long way in the past year in understanding the elements of the soil and how they affect the turf and ultimately how it affects your pocket book. I used...

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Watering in Colorado Springs

Watering in Colorado Springs

Watering in Colorado Springs can be a challenge as we live in a high plains desert. We receive on average approximately 17” inches of precipitation per year, a far cry from the 40” to 50” necessary to grow some of the things we want to thrive,...

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What did we learn this year?

What did we learn this year?

As you might have picked up from our blogs, we went to a biological system this year dropping the synthetic model. After much struggle through the years, hanging on has paid off The soils are better, the grass is looking better and our customers are happier. Biology...

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OK Now What?

OK Now What?

If you have been following, we are trying to build a community here to help people out of a lawn rut that they have been engaged with, exiting an old system and adopting a new one. This new system is the biological one. We are teaching our customers how to reestablish...

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Now is the Time for a Better Strategy, Act Now

Now is the Time for a Better Strategy, Act Now

We are close to perfecting the process of having the ultimate lawn. It involves Biology, True Irrigation Automation and Automated Robotic Mowing. These are the forces that are going to take out the stress and hardship of maintaining a lawn. In the past people had to...

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