Maintenance Archives - Bluegrass

When you hire a landscape contractor for your commercial property, you’re not hiring someone to simply mow your lawn.  Mowing your lawns, applying pest control, seasonal cleanups, these are reactive actions that anyone can do.  At Bluegrass, we take a proactive approach to your landscape through landscape management, not merely landscape maintenance.   With landscape … Continued

The world we live in wouldn’t be the incredible place it is today without the countless advancements made in robotic engineering in the last 60 years.  Automation has made factories fast and efficient, robotic prosthetics can function as healthy limbs, and surgical robots can perform intricate surgeries that dramatically cut hospital stays, the risk of … Continued

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

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

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

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

“Safety doesn’t happen by accident.”―unknown   At Bluegrass Landscaping and Maintenance, we hold safety above all else.  Whether the safety of our own employees or yours, we hold ourselves to the highest safety standards in the industry.  When you hire Bluegrass, you can have confidence in knowing that we take every precaution to keep our … Continued

In 2002, the Emerald Ash Borer packed its bags and left its native China, hitching a ride in some solid wood packing material bound for Michigan.  It liked it here and decided to make the US its home, consequently expanding its family throughout the country.  While this sounds like a happy slice of life story, … Continued

Summer may be a time of fun and relaxation for us, but for lawns, it’s the most stressful time of the year.    The heat, dry weather, and heavy summer foot traffic all contribute to stress on your lawn causing it to dry out and to form dead patches, and in this unhealthy, weakened state it’s … Continued

If you want a beautiful landscape for your business, a good irrigation system is a necessity.  And a good irrigation system is one that provides your property with the right amount of water for your turf, trees, shrubs, and plants to keep them looking vibrant and healthy without using too much water which is a … Continued