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Keeping Your Lawn Green with Professional Landscaping

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Maintaining a beautiful, green landscape for your commercial business’ property is no easy feat. There is a lot that goes into a beautiful landscape and it can be difficult to keep up with it all; especially with everything else on your plate. And, summer is perhaps the most challenging season of all. High temperatures and direct sunlight can take a serious toll on your property. It is important not to allow your landscaping to lose the battle and become brown. Your landscaping says a lot about your property and the amount of care you put into it. Luckily a landscaping company like ours can help keep your landscape looking lush and green. Classic Lawnscape is the landscaping company Shoreview and the surrounding areas depend on for all their unique landscaping needs.

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When it comes to creating a landscape management plan for your property, Classic Lawnscape will create one based on your needs and budget. Once a plan is established, we’ll care for your turf and landscape like it was our own. Here are some of the essential areas we’ll tackle:

Irrigation

Regular use of a smart, dependable and efficient sprinkler system during the summer months is essential to the health of your lawn. Don’t have one? Classic Lawnscape can install the right one to fit your needs and maintain it all year round.

During the warmer months, wear and tear on your system can be very high. It’s important to have your landscaping company regularly check the system, sprinkler heads in particular to make sure they’re all working properly. We are experts at this and our landscaping company will maintain your irrigation system to ensure all areas of your lawn is reached and everything is in working order.

Lawn Maintenance

When it comes to keeping a lush lawn thriving, it is important to cut and maintain it correctly. Our landscaping company knows how to correctly mow a lawn so that it looks great, stays green and maintains optimal health. We will also expertly fertilize the lawn as needed.

Pruning & More

An essential party of your landscape maintenance is proper pruning. Our landscaping company can prune and trim your trees and plants to ensure they remain in good health, have proper growth and look well-groomed. It is important to remove any dead or diseased branches, and to simply thin out dense bush.

With all of these important maintenance points to keep up with, it can be a huge help to hire professional landscapers. Our landscaping company can save you time. It will no longer be you out there sweating and getting sun burnt every week on hot summer days! Leave the back-breaking labor to us!

Are you interested in learning more about hiring our landscaping company in Shoreview? Call Classic Lawnscape at 763-780-7231, or you can contact us to get a Free Estimate.

Caring for Your Business’ Lawn Irrigation

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Spring is here! And, with spring comes spring cleaning and considerations for your spring and summer landscaping. Your commercial landscaping says a lot about your business and the effort you put into it. That’s why it is so important to keep your lawn lush and green all season long. One of the best ways to do this is with a comprehensive lawn irrigation system. And though irrigation systems for your Minneapolis business make things a whole lot easier, it isn’t a one-and-done thing. It is important you maintain and inspect your irrigation systems on a regular basis. And, at Classic Lawnscape, we are experts at this. We install, maintain and inspect irrigation systems for commercial clients all over the area. That’s why we’d like to give you a rundown of the few key steps you should take to care for your business’ lawn irrigation systems.

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Spring Startup

Happy spring! Have you had your spring startup yet? This is essential to getting your commercial lawn irrigation geared up for the warmer months. And, it gets your landscaping off to a green and healthy start. After a long winter, your irrigation system could become broken just by turning it on due to water hammer. Water hammer is when a rush of water flows into an empty pipe caused by a surge of air pressure. The result is burst fittings, producing geyser-like water eruptions on your lawn and it can even cause your system to fail.

A spring startup from Classic Lawnscape will properly turn your irrigation systems back on and assess them. We will turn on the main water source and get it charged with water and perform any adjustments to the system’s head heights or spray patterns to allow for optimal plant growth throughout the spring and summer.

Maintenance Services

There are a variety of points that should be checked to make sure everything runs smoothly. We provide services that run the gamut of what your irrigation system needs, including:

  • Install batteries
  • Adjust and set controller
  • Charge system with water
  • Check the rain sensor
  • Water pressure testing
  • Check each sprinkler hear for proper operation and coverage
  • Adjust and clean sprinkler heads
  • And more

And, these are just some of the services we can provide for your business’ irrigation systems. So, when you need maintenance of your business’ irrigation systems in Minneapolis, call Classic Lawnscape at 763-780-7231 or Request a Free Estimate.

The Snow Isn’t Over Yet: Snow Removal in Minnesota

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Though it’s already mid-February, as Minnesota residents, you are well aware that the snow isn’t over. Snow could continue well into March and even April. And, did you know that in 1935, Minnesota recorded snowfall as late as June 4th? We’re not saying it’s going to snow in June, but if you haven’t got your snow removal plan figured out yet, it is never too late to find a company you can trust! If snow removal for your Circle Pines business hasn’t been the smoothest this season, there is still time to get it on the right track!

It is important to remove snow and ice from your property, no matter what type of business you have. Professional snow removal is a simple precaution you can take to prevent an accident. If you’re an employer, you probably care a lot about the well-being of your employees and wouldn’t want to see them get hurt. That’s why it is so important to figure our your snow removal plan ahead of time. And, Classic Lawnscape can help you do just that!

How have you been handling your snow removal up until now? Have you been doing it on your own? Have you been handling it on a case-by-case or snow-by-snow basis? Having a company lined up can eliminate the stress and guess work that comes along with snow removal.

The people who work for us are experts at what they do, and trained to be safe. They’ve been handling ice and snow removal for many years. Instead of leaving it up to the first one to get to the office, or doing it yourself, let the experts take care of it for you.

It will be more convenient for you if you let our team take care of snow and ice removal. For many businesses, we can clear the snow from your parking lot and walkway before your employees start rolling in for the day.

And, when you enlist the experts at Classic Lawnscape, you can get the peace of mind you want and deserve when it comes to snow removal. When you have our reliable team remove your snow and ice, you’ll know it was done well. Our job is to keep you and your employees safe and to reduce accidents.

So, when you’re ready to iron out the details of your snow removal plan, contact the experts here at Classic Lawnscape! We can get you on our snow removal schedule! Give us a call today at 763-780-7231 or contact us online.

Thank You and Happy Holidays from Classic Lawnscape

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With the end of 2017 quickly approaching, we want to take a moment to thank all our wonderful clients for their support. We are grateful to have served the Twin Cities metro area with our landscape and irrigation services this past year.

As this year winds down, we just want to thank each and every one of you for your patronage, whether as a new or returning customer. We hope you will trust us for all your future lawn and landscape needs!

We wish each of you a merry Christmas and a happy and prosperous new year!

Merry Christmas & Happy New Year

It’s Core Aeration Season: Learn the Many Benefits

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Any homeowner with a yard in Minneapolis understands the need for quality lawn care services. And, one of the most important of these services is core aeration. Lawn aerating is a sensible procedure to practice on an annual basis. Core aeration lets your lawn breathe. And now, the month of September, is the best time of the year to perform it. It gets your lawn prepared for fall and healthy enough to withstand the cooler months ahead.

If the soil in your turf or landscaping is compacted, that means water and fertilizer will have a harder time reaching the roots. This allows for weeds to grow, and it also makes growing grass more difficult. One of the many turf management services we provide at Classic Lawnscape is aeration. This is a technique used to loosen the soil and will encourage grass to grow. We’d like to provide a rundown of the process and a few of its many benefits.

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The Basics

Lawn aeration is an essential part of our many essential lawn care services. It is a procedure that utilizes liquid, mechanical or a manual lawn aerator to properly aerate the lawn. This creates numerous holes along the surface of the lawn, about twelve such holes in a given square foot of lawn. This permits and encourages deeper root growth, along with reducing the soil compaction level. Lawn aeration permits water, nutrients and air to directly reach the root system.

More than providing a more attractive lawn, lawn aeration encourages deeper growing grass roots and thickens up the grass itself. Holes created by the process hold water which will soften up compacted soil and allow clay soils a greater amount of room to breathe and expand.

The Add-Ons

There are several lawn care services and procedures which go directly along with lawn aeration. Some of these include fertilizing, thatching, liming and seeding.

The Benefits

There are a variety of advantages to choosing fall lawn aeration, including:

  • Alleviates damage caused by droughts
  • Reduces compaction of the soil
  • Betters the drainage of water and decreases runoff
  • Limits the development of thatch
  • Permits water, air and nutrients to directly reach the roots

Overall, utilizing a lawn core aerator is the most efficient means of swiftly improving the topsoil’s health. In many regions of the country, newer lawns are typically put in on top of hard clay. Core lawn aerators are capable of increasing the speed of the soil integration by promoting grass and root growth.

For more information about core aeration and our many other lawn care services for your Minneapolis landscape, call Classic Lawnscape at 763-780-7231 or contact us for a Free Estimate.

Irrigation Management   Turf Management   Landscape Management   Snow & Ice Management
Irrigation Management
Is your irrigation system in good shape? We offer professional solutions to irrigating your property's landscape.

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Turf Management
Fighting a turf war? Let us get involved! Our professional turf managers provide weekly care, maintenance and more.

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Landscape Management
Is caring for your landscape getting tiresome? We'll care for your plants and landscape on a weekly, bi-weekly or monthly basis.
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Snow & Ice Management
Don't like to shovel snow? We do! We'll clear snow and ice from your parking lot and sidewalks, making sure people can get to you safely.
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