Screamin’ Scapes | Bluegrass Lawncare

If you’re a business owner, property manager, facilities manager, or a developer, you want a lush, green lawn for your property, and you want it now.  After all, who’s got time to sit around twiddling their thumbs, waiting for seeds to sprout? This is why you’re considering installing sod.  Sure, sod is beautiful.  And it’s … Continued


Don’t wait until the first storm of the season hits to make your snow and ice removal preparations.  What most people see as the first beautiful blanket of snow, insurance companies see as an expensive liability.  With more than 90% of walkway injuries happening in less than an inch of snow, it’s vital that all … Continued


The bird migrations are a declaration of the implementation of hydration fixation through irrigation winterization or face devastation!  (Translation: When the birds fly south, it’s time to get your sprinklers ready for the winter or you could have big problems!) As a commercial property manager or owner, you know how important your irrigation system is … Continued


Winter will be here quicker than you can say, “Fa lala lala lala la la…la.”  It’s time to get your property ready before Mother Nature lays down that first blanket of snow.   Why clean up in the fall only to have to do it again in the spring? There are many reasons.  First, it’s … Continued


Fall is the time when trees shed their leaves and plants slow their growth in preparation for the coming snow.  Most people think that planting trees, shrubs, and plants is the last thing that should be done at this time of impending dormancy, but nothing could be further from the truth.  Fall is the perfect … Continued


Low unemployment rates are great news, right?  Not always. In labor-intensive jobs like in the landscaping industry, low unemployment rates mean that it’s tougher to find people to fill positions.  It can force companies to raise their pay, which means raising prices on their services, take on fewer clients or drop current ones, and can … Continued


Stormwater runoff is serious business.  Rain can wash trash and other contaminants into the sewer systems and waterways, polluting them. If your property has parking lots and structures, the St. Louis Sewer district mandates that you follow best management practices to filter and infiltrate stormwater runoff, mitigating the damage to the environment.   Bioretention areas … Continued


When you hire a commercial landscape company to maintain your landscape, there are many things that you will have to determine up front as you plan your contract with them, such as how often they will mow, how often they will fertilize, apply weed and insect control, how they will take care of your shrubs … Continued


So you didn’t like your old commercial landscape contractor.  Maybe they didn’t mow as frequently as they’d agreed to do.  Maybe they left their equipment lying around in an unsafe manner.  Or maybe your property was looking shabby and poorly maintained.  Whatever the reason, you decided it was time for a change. You did your … Continued


Aeration and seeding are two key components to a beautiful lawn and a necessary part of maintaining a healthy landscape.  If done regularly, ideally in the spring and fall, your turf will grow lush and thick and will be able to withstand any physical and weather-related stresses it may face. Aeration Aeration is essential for … Continued