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A Local Fertilizer For Local Lawns

A Local Fertilizer For Local Lawns

"Why is it I do all this work, and they barely do anything, and his lawn is always better than mine?"
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How To Control Chinch Bugs

How To Control Chinch Bugs

Sometimes those brown patches in your lawn are not caused by billbugs or lawn fungus. Another insect that is causing damage to Treasure Valley lawns is the chinch bug. 
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Locally Grown Seed Garlic for Idaho Gardeners.

Locally Grown Seed Garlic for Idaho Gardeners.

Growing garlic at home is easy, productive, and satisfying. Not only do you get to know where your staple produce is coming from, but the varieties of garlic you can grow are also mind-opening. This year Zamzows found a new vendor for garlic and introduced three new varieties to choose from!
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Learn how to compost

Learn how to compost

Learning how to compost may take some time to get it down to a science. Having access to home-grown organic produce is well worth the effort. Composting is the most environmentally responsible way of fertilizing for your garden, flower beds, and lawn. Composting involves keeping organic waste in a compost pile. Bacteria and other microorganisms break down your waste and turn it into fertilizer. You can easily create your own compost pile at home.
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When You Should Apply Zamzows Thrive To Your Plants

When You Should Apply Zamzows Thrive To Your Plants

To say Zamzows Thrive is a fertilizer is only part of the story. It does provide your basic N-P-K macro-nutrients. The number of micro-nutrients it supplies to our soil sets it apart from any other fertilizer on the market. In addition to the nutrients, its naturally-based formula feeds the tiny organisms in the soil. It’s these micro-organisms that are the key to healthy plants. 
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Preparing your Idaho garden for Winter

Preparing your Idaho garden for Winter

The temperatures continue to fall, and it’s about this time of year we accept that the gardening season is finally over. After your last harvest, the cleanup process begins. There are a few more things to take care of to ensure your garden is recharged and ready to go next spring.
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Controlling Quack Grass in the Lawn

Controlling Quack Grass in the Lawn

Controlling Quack Grass is not an easy feat because 2-4-D commonly found in weed control agents is not effective for controlling this weed. MSMA commonly used in Crabgrass control agents is not effective either.
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Proper Mowing Height.

Proper Mowing Height.

Mowing is not just about keeping your lawn looking nice, but also about keeping your grass healthy. Many people mow their lawns too short and effectively killing it in the process. Your lawn is a plant, and like all plants, it needs leaves in order to make food and survive.
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Controlling Clover and Thistles in Your Lawn

Controlling Clover and Thistles in Your Lawn

Controlling broadleaf weeds in a lawn can be a frustrating task, especially when the broadleaf weeds are the difficult-to-control types like white clover and thistle. The most effective method of controlling them is to maintain a dense and healthy stand of grass.
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Preventing Heat Stress in Your Lawn

Preventing Heat Stress in Your Lawn

Idaho is unique in more ways than one. We are considered part of the Pacific Northwest; however, we don’t share many of the qualities often associated with the region. Our winters are cold and often dry. Spring changes quickly to summer, and rainfall is drastically less than the rest of Pacific Northwest. In reality, we’re a northwest and southern climate blend. This creates some interesting challenges for our lawns to overcome.

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Planting a New Lawn

Planting a New Lawn

When planting a new lawn, you want to get it done right the first time. Here we will outline everything you need to know so you can save yourself time, money, and potentially a few headaches.
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Lawn Fungus

Lawn Fungus

Lawn fungus is one of the most difficult things to identify and treat in a lawn. Their spread and damage can seem unstoppable at times. It is highly recommended that a large sample of grass be brought to your nearest Zamzows as proper identification is critical for eradication.
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