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winterizing your lawn
February 15, 2021 0 Comments

Free Winter Lawn Care Assessment in Sioux City

Even though it may be the heart of winter in Sioux City, you should still be thinking about the health of your lawn. At Jay-Lan Lawn Care, our professionals offer a wide range of lawn care programs that are designed to meet your needs and optimize your lawn’s success in all seasons. Winter lawn care is an important part of lawn maintenance, and our Five Step Lawn Care Program can be started at any time of year.Read More

sprinkler winterization
November 15, 2020 0 Comments

Sprinkler Winterization in Sioux City

Winterization is another word for the process of preparing your sprinkler system for the cold and snowy Sioux City winter. Sprinklers are a key to keeping your lawn looking watered and fresh, but at the end of the watering season, it is important to winterize your system so that water does not freeze inside your hoses and cause damage. Read More

shrub pruning
October 15, 2020 0 Comments

Benefits of Pruning Your Shrubs in Sioux City

Pruning trees and shrubs is one of the most effective ways of keeping them healthy throughout the year. Additionally, pruning your trees keeps you and your family safe, as a dead branch can fall from a tree anytime, endangering anybody who is nearby, as well as power lines and buildings. Pruning and shrub removal should be an integral part of your lawn care routine, and it is something that lawn care services in Sioux City can help with.Read More

summer lawn care tips
August 15, 2020 0 Comments

Proper Summer Care of Your Lawn

Summer is the season in which we get to enjoy our lawns the most. Whether it’s admiring the flowers in bloom, sitting back in your favorite lawn chair, or hosting a barbecue in your backyard, summer brings plenty of different opportunities to get outside and enjoy the fruits of your hard work. However, just because your lawn is green and beautiful does not mean that you can stop maintaining it. Summertime requires regular lawn maintenance in order to keep the grass healthy.Read More

pest control
July 1, 2020 0 Comments

Why Insect Control Will Save on Lawn Care Costs

Insects and other pests provide one of the biggest challenges to maintaining a healthy, attractive lawn. Preventing insect infestations and getting rid of pests that have already made their home on your lawn can save you a lot of money on future lawn care costs. The best way to prevent damage from lawn pests is to keep grass healthy, which is something that we specialize in here at Jay-Lan Lawn Care.

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spring lawn care
May 1, 2020 0 Comments

Get Your Lawn Ready for Spring

The long, cold Sioux City winter can leave your lawn in poor condition. As spring begins, your grass, trees, and shrubs are not likely to be in great condition unless you follow some preparation tips for your yard. These tips below will make your lawn a lush, green space where you can enjoy the warm months of the year with friends and family.

Jay-Lan Lawn Care has helped local homeowners and business owners improve their lawn’s appearance for over 40 years. There’s still time to schedule an appointment with our lawn care service in Sioux City to make your lawn beautiful for the spring.

Do Some Cleaning

The first step in getting your lawn ready this spring is to clear off all the debris that the winter has left. Do this after spring thaw has occurred. You’re not going to be able to have a beautiful lawn if it’s covered in leaves, twigs, and other debris. For this step, you can use a rake or an air blower to clear off your lawn to prepare it for the next step.

Apply Fertilizer and Weed Killer

Before applying fertilizer, make sure your grass is actively growing, which should occur early in the spring. The fertilizer will feed your grass and help it grow faster. When the lawn is thick and healthy, it will crowd out most weeds, but just to be safe, it’s recommended that you apply a fertilizer with crabgrass preventer. A few weeks after fertilizing, adding weed killer will provide additional protection.

Seed and Lime

If you have any spots in your yard where the grass is sparse, plant grass seed in them. Early spring is the ideal time to do this. In some cases, you should apply lime to your yard. This increases the soil’s pH, which helps the grass better utilize nutrients from the soil and from fertilizers that you apply. Give us a call if you need help determining if you need to use lime in your yard.


In general, grass requires an inch of water per week, whether it comes from rain, a garden hose, or a sprinkler. When you water your lawn, be sure to water deeply to encourage long and deep roots.
Mow Early and Often
One of the biggest lawn care mistakes homeowners make is not mowing enough in the spring. We recommend mowing every five days for the first six weeks of spring to ensure a thicker and fuller lawn. If you let the grass grow too high and then cut it, it stunts the roots, preventing further growth, so make sure to mow often.

Sioux City Lawn Care Service

Jay-Lan Lawn Care has been helping greater Sioux City homeowners prepare their lawns for spring since 1975. We’re built on a foundation of high-quality workmanship, knowledgeable technicians, and reputable lawn chemical and supplies.

Schedule a lawn care appointment with our professionals today by calling (712) 252-5252.

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