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Year after year, the weather roller coaster of mid-Missouri always keeps us on our toes. With record heat over the month of September and then an early frost in October, your lawn had some ups and downs. Cool season lawns have “greened up” nicely for the Fall and the warm season grasses are headed into […] Read More

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Ah…fall. Cooler temps, bonfires and leaves. Lots and lots of leaves. Eventually, those beautiful leaves fall to the ground, and if you have a lot of trees around your property, you also have a lot of leaves. Now what? Do you rake them up or leave them lie? We polled random people about raking their […] Read More

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When he’s not hunting, fishing or spending time with his family, Daniel serves Atkins’ customers as a Turf Specialist. An employee since 2017, Daniel was recognized recently by a customer for a “fantastic job” with her lawn. Faced with a huge crabgrass and nutsedge issue, Daniel was able to control all of the weeds while […] Read More

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Ed Lawrence has been an Atkins employee for nearly 10 years. Throughout his career here, you may have seen Ed on a skid steer pushing snow in the winter, pruning trees and shrubs in the Fall or working on your irrigation system in the Spring. Currently, Ed is one of our Lawn Technicians and a […] Read More

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Happy (almost) Fall, Neighbors! Although it seems that summer has really flown by, the periodic scorching heat and occasional drought has put some of our lawn and landscape plants through the ringer. Fall temps and moisture are a welcome relief for us. We have seen a fair share of disease, insect, drought and heat-related issues […] Read More

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What the heck is that? White spray paint? Not hardly. Snow in the summer time? We’re not in Colorado. Thousands of spider eggs? I sure hope not!?! What the heck is that on those blades of grass? Slime mold. When the weather is hot, humid and there’s been as much rain as we’ve had, your […] Read More

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There’s still time to transform your outdoor space to the place everyone will want to be this summer! Don’t worry- you don’t have to be an expert to pull off the best get-togethers. With these 5 easy steps, your yard will have you looking like the host/hostess who does it all! Read More

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This troublesome weed is often misunderstood, and we get calls on it all of the time. So we put together this list of tidbits to help you better understand this plant and how to control it! Read More

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If we happen to have a long dry spell, watering your trees and shrubs may be needed even if they are still in their winter dormancy.  The root system is still working and although the growth and activities have slowed, the plants still need moisture this time of year. Read More

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Watering your grass; it seems easy enough, right? Well you’d be surprised how easy it is to ruin brand new grass seed before you even have a chance at a beautiful yard. The best advice for watering new grass seed is both simple and complicated. There are two things to always remember. Read More

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