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Treasure Valley Lawn and Landscape Goals for 2023

Treasure Valley Lawn and Landscape Goals for 2023

I know you are probably tired of hearing about New Year's Resolutions. I tend to have the same reaction, and I wanted to understand my negative reaction. I think it comes from a place of stopping something, rather than looking to start new things that could improve my life. 
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Fall Lawn Recovery

Fall Lawn Recovery

Summer is the most stressful time of year for our lawn. Our cool-season grasses do not appreciate multiple days above 100 degrees. The good news is that late summer and early fall are the optimal time for our lawns to recover and in this article I will outline the multi-step process.

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Improving a Lawn for Maximum Curb Appeal

Improving a Lawn for Maximum Curb Appeal

First impressions go a long way especially when you’re selling your home. One way you can greatly increase the curb appeal of your home is to have a stunning lawn.  Regardless of whether your lawn looks terrible or only needs a little sprucing up, Zamzows can help!

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Zamzows Huma Green & Zamzows Lawn Food – Better Together

Zamzows Huma Green & Zamzows Lawn Food – Better Together

Hot summer months in the Treasure Valley are extremely stressful to our plants and in particular our lawns. Feeding your lawn in spring and early summer nourishes and prepares your lawn for this heat. But we reach the end of summer and head into fall, feeding your lawn specifically for recovery is vitally important as our lawn prepares for winter.
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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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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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What is Zamzows Huma Green?

What is Zamzows Huma Green?

I guess I should say the soil is an ecosystem, harboring millions of microorganisms including bacteria, fungi, bugs, and worms. The soil is a diverse and complex place. All these micro-critters need to eat, feeding them is the first step to properly feeding our plants.
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