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How to Do a Proper Spring Yard Cleaning

At Blade Cutters, a spring yard cleanup is one of our standard landscaping services this time of year. Depending on the size of your yard, spring cleaning can be a real hassle, but it’s something that has to be done.

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How to Rid Your Yard of Dandelions

Dandelions are possibly the most obnoxious type of weed commonly found growing in yards in NW Indiana. Unlike some other unwanted plants, dandelions grow much faster than grass, turning your manicured lawn into a patch of ragged turf in a

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Spring Lawn Care Tips for Munster from Blade Cutters Landscaping

Spring lawn care season has hit Munster, which means it’s time to start prepping your lawn to get that smooth carpet of emerald grass. For those of you who are cringing at the idea of having to tackle yard work

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Why You Should Have Your Lawn Aerated

Spring is here, which means that summertime is just around the corner. And with summer comes the frustrating process of maintaining a pristine suburban lawn. Who wants to step outside and feel dry, brittle, brown grass underfoot? At the same

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When to Fertilize Your Lawn

Fertilizer is an important part of making your lawn look beautiful. Sure, you can probably get away without it, but proper fertilizer application can make your lawn look the best in the neighborhood. But the most important part of using

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Choosing the Right Fertilizer for Your Lawn

Kids tell you when they’re hungry. Dogs bark. Unfortunately, our lawns can’t communicate their needs as vocally. That’s why it can be difficult to determine what kind of fertilizer to use on your lawn.   Before choosing a fertilizer, it’s

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Yearly Lawn Care Schedule for Crown Point Residents

The importance of a well maintained, thriving lawn goes beyond curb appeal; it is actually a key factor in sustaining the value of your home. Keeping up with lawn maintenance results in keeping up with appearances, which makes your home

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Do-it-Yourself Lawn Care vs. Professional Services

Do you have a landscaping project you’ve been meaning to tackle for years, but just haven’t gotten around to? We’ve been in the landscaping business for quite a while, so we know how much planning, expertise, and hard work goes

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Spring Lawn Care Tips for Crown Point Residents

Spring is quickly approaching. While it may not seem like it now, the cold weather and snow will soon be out of the picture, and bright sunny skies and warm temperatures are within reach. But with the changing of the

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What Are Grub Worms?

If your lawn appears to have suffered drought damage, with symptoms like wilting in the hot sun, drooping, a gray-green off color, or a spongy consistency when you walk on it, you may actually have grub worms. Grub worms are

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