Dallisgrass: The Pesky Weed That Loves Your Lawn & Garden!

what does dallisgrass look like05/08/2023

Today, we’re going to dive into the world of Dallisgrass and learn how to tackle this annoying weed that loves to invade our lawns. So, put on your gardening gloves and get ready to explore the secrets of its removal with me. What is Dallisgrass? Picture a lush green lawn, perfect for playing games or […]

All Seasons Lawn Care Guide: Easy Tips for Year-Round Perfection

All seasons lawn care05/01/2023

Finally, an all seasons lawn care guide to follow in Winter, Spring, Summer, and Fall. Maintaining a lawn for all seasons can be hard work, especially if you don’t have a seasonal lawn care guide to help you. It requires attention, patience, and time to give your greeneries fresh water every so often, mow your […]

Lesser Celandine: The Pretty Monster Killing Your Lawn & Garden

lesser celandine04/07/2023

Lesser celandine is not the pretty yellow flower you think it is. It’s an invasive species of flowering weed that will cause significant damage to your lawn and garden. If you’re dealing with this infestation, act quickly and urgently to prevent its spread. Here’s what you need to know about this devastating plant and the best […]

How Often Should You Mow Your Lawn? (6 Factors to Consider)

mowed lawn - how- often should you mow your lawn04/01/2023

“How often should you mow your lawn?” is perhaps the most common question we get here at American Landscapes. And in this article, we’re going to answer that question. But there’s more to it than a simple response (isn’t there always?). Don’t worry, we’ll keep it simple by describing the 6 environmental conditions that affect […]

How to Use Fertilizer Spreaders (The Right Way!)

lawn care professional using fertilizer spreaders03/21/2023

No matter which fertilizer spreaders you consider buying, uniform coverage is the key to success. And that comes down to the quality of the spreader. Using cheap, plastic spreaders often produces poor spreading results. And that’s a waste of seed, fertilizer, time, and money. There’s also a good chance it will harm (or burn) your […]

How Often Should I Water My Lawn? (We Have All the Answers!)

How often should I water my lawn - garden hose in hand03/14/2023

One of the most common questions we get asked is, “How often should I water my lawn?”. Unfortunately, the answer is, “It depends.” (Don’t worry, I’ll give you the proper answers below). But since we’re based in Cincinnati, let’s talk about some general lawn watering as it relates to Southwestern Ohio in particular. Even so, […]