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October 3, 2017

Tree & Shrub Pruning

Trees and Shrubs need to be pruned in order to promote health for themselves and the surrounding landscape 4 to 5 times a year depending on the plant material. Pruning involves removing specific branches or stems to benefit the whole tree or shrub. We will remove dead, damaged and diseased branches to help prevent insect … Continue reading Tree & Shrub Pruning

March 16, 2017

Does your turf have Snow Mold?

It’s no secret that we had record setting amounts of snow this winter in the Treasure Valley. We’ve seen many lingering winter stresses on lawns throughout the Treasure Valley, the largest and most obvious is Snow Mold. So what is Snow  Mold? Snow Mold is a fungi that attacks turf under snow or in cool, … Continue reading Does your turf have Snow Mold?

April 28, 2016

Creating & Maintaining Award Winning Landscapes

Recently, Summer Lawns was the only Landscape Management Company in Idaho to receive the following 2 awards from NALP, and we couldn’t be more proud of our entire staff that helped earn these awards!   2ND PLACE — AWARD OF EXCELLENCE  IN LANDSCAPE MANAGEMENT This award is based upon the following Commercial Landscape Merits: Overall Project … Continue reading Creating & Maintaining Award Winning Landscapes

March 7, 2016

Spring Lawn Care Tips For The Treasure Valley

Check out these tips to ensure that you’ll have a healthy lawn this spring. #1: Light Raking. Rake your lawn to protect from snow mold damage. Snow mold is a fungal disease that appears in spring after winter weather, although it is not always actually caused by snow damage. The first symptom of snow mold … Continue reading Spring Lawn Care Tips For The Treasure Valley

March 4, 2016

Spring Is Here! It’s Time To Apply Dormant Oil

It is time to apply Dormant Oil in the Treasure Valley, as Spring is here! Applying dormant oil will help protect your Trees & Shrubs from damage causing insects that overwinter within your landscape. Late in the summer, early fall, damage causing insects like aphids, mites and scale lay eggs on trees through the winter … Continue reading Spring Is Here! It’s Time To Apply Dormant Oil

November 8, 2015

Holiday Lighting Design & Installation — IT’S NOT TOO LATE TO SIGN UP!

We still have some spots left on our schedule for Holiday Lighting Installation. Contact us today for a FREE quote for your home or business! We offer lots of customized options for you to choose from: Made to Fit Roof Line Lighting Tree Lighting Full Range of Lighting Colors LED or Incandescent Wreaths & Garland … Continue reading Holiday Lighting Design & Installation — IT’S NOT TOO LATE TO SIGN UP!

October 30, 2015

Fall Pest Prevention Special

Now that the fall pest season is upon us here in the Treasure Valley, pests are wandering inside looking for warm, safe place to hide in time for the cold winter months. Unwanted pests such as spiders, are already invading your home seeking shelter. A proactive approach in the fall will prevent these pests from taking … Continue reading Fall Pest Prevention Special

September 18, 2015

Fall is a great time for a turf aeration!

Annually aerating your turf is one of the best things you can do for your lawn. Our lawns struggle from soil compaction and a thick thatch layer. An aeration will will resolve compaction issues and allow the soil access to air, water and nutrients. Thatch is a brown, spongy, organic layer of living and dead … Continue reading Fall is a great time for a turf aeration!

August 28, 2015

Cranberry Girdler & Turf Damage

What is a Cranberry Girdler?  Depending on when you might see it during it’s life cycle, it could either look like a grub, or a moth. Cranberry Girdler Larva Cranberry Girdler Adult   Cranberry girdlers are actively feeding on lawns in the Treasure Valley and causing major turf damage! Cranberry girdler is also known as … Continue reading Cranberry Girdler & Turf Damage

August 11, 2015

Cottony Maple Scale: Have You Seen This Insect?

Cottony Maple Scale is starting to hatch in the Treasure Valley.   Did you know this is actually an insect? This damage causing insect is a sucking insect that has a straw like mouth it uses to feed itself on the leaves of the host tree.  In large numbers they can do serious damage to … Continue reading Cottony Maple Scale: Have You Seen This Insect?

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4.9 Out of
5 Stars

Summer Lawns, Inc

5.0 out of 5 stars
- July 10, 2016

Very dependable service. The results are wonderful.

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