Living in Colorado means that the winter season brings us beautiful white landscapes and ice formations. It also means that the snow won’t melt for days on end and where the frost level extends below the depth of the installed piping. That also means that you need to take measures to protect your irrigation system from…Read details
The leaves are turning, and a chill is in the air. If you’re like most homeowners, fall also means an opportunity to spruce up your yard and cut down on the work you’ll need to do when the weather turns balmy again. It doesn’t matter if you’re a seasoned landscape professional or somebody who just…Read details
There’s no better way to get a head start on your lawn than with sod. In the same way that you might buy sprouting tomato plants to transplant to your garden, you can get a head-start on your lawn with a DIY Sod Installation. Sod is long strips of pre-sprouted grass that you can install in…Read details
This is the year that you’re going to rein in your yard, and grow the best lawn you’ve ever had. You’ve been studying aeration and fertilizers, you’ve had your thatch inspected, placed your sprinklers, and had your sod installed… now what do you do when the grass starts to grow? How much water does a lawn…Read details
Your lawn is a living thing. It requires care and attention to stay healthy and growing. Our mowing instructions are really quite simple: In the first season, mow frequently to stimulate new growth, which will result in a very thick carpet of turf. Following the initial phase, mow as your needs require. Mowing height should be 2-1/2”…Read details
Use dormant oils to control scale or aspen black spot this month. Old, overgrown deciduous shrubs should be thinned before they start to bud out or bloom. Gently brush snow from trees and shrubs after winter storms
When you think about it, skiers and gardeners have a lot in common. Skiers depend on the mountain snows for good recreation. And gardeners depend on the annual snowpack to water their gardens and yards during the growing season. We thank the ALCC for this tip of the week. Per the reports, skiing isn’t so…Read details
Check to make sure mulch is still covering plants exposed to the south and southwest. All trees and shrubs (except maples) should be comprehensively pruned for correction, height, damage, and shape. Deep water trees, shrubs, and roses as need.
This summer Green Guys sponsored its own men’s softball team and they made us proud winning 1st Place Championship for the 2015 Summer Adult Softball Wednesday Men’s EE2 League! Stay tuned, we sponsored them again this Fall and it looks like they will be bringing home another trophy. If you want to see them…Read details
Green Guys sponsors a baseball team here in Longmont. They have made it to the semi-finals! Join us next Wednesday August 5 at 7:30pm at Green Acres Park to support our Green Guys team playing against Wards Landscaping. If they win, they will play for the championship at 8:30pm.
As most of our colleagues in the industry, Green Guys is struggling with this rainy season which has also brought nearby tornados and unpredictible weather. We want to thank our customers for their patience and understanding, especially those still waiting for their projects to get started or completed. We are doing the best we can,…Read details