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Beth Kaiser
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Beth Kaiser

We all know Missouri weather is often unpredictable, but snow in the summer? It actually happened in May 2013 when 2-4″ of snow fell in the Ozarks. While we more than likely won’t get snow in July, there’s no reason why you shouldn’t start making your winter weather plans now. Making people are making “COVID […] Read More

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Beth Kaiser
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Beth Kaiser

Summer is just around the corner and the one thing you can always count on in Missouri in the summer is — nothing. Missouri summers are as unpredictable as our winters. Don’t worry! The team at Atkins is here to help. What we do know for sure is: it will be hot. there will be […] Read More

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Shaun Henry
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Shaun Henry

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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Shaun Henry
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Shaun Henry

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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Beth Kaiser
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Beth Kaiser

Congratulations, Bryan, on your 11th anniversary with Atkins! ! If you’ve had any tree work done around your home or business, you may have seen him around. Bryan has more than 20 years of experience in the “green” industry with positions related to turf management, landscaping, tree and shrub care, viticulture, holiday lighting, grounds maintenance […] Read More

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Beth Kaiser
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Beth Kaiser

The first day of summer is rapidly approaching, and with that comes BBQ’s, swimming and basking in the sun. Ahhhh! It also brings heat, humidity and bugs, specifically the Japanese Beetle. Ugh! Have you ever had a run in with these bad bugs? If so, you have first-hand experience on the amount of damage they […] Read More

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Contrary to popular belief, a severe (cold) winter does not greatly reduce the insect population, but an early spring can greatly increase their numbers. High average temps in early spring can bring pests out of their winter hibernation early which allows them to complete more life cycles. 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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October 20 2015

Fall Turf Tips

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Atkins Inc

Drought conditions have plagued the Central Missouri region and have wreaked havoc on much of our turf. Although many of us do not have an in-ground irrigation system, any supplemental watering during a drought period like this can go a long way to keep your grass alive where possible. Read More

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