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Friday, 09 January 2015 12:59
Grass will always need water to survive. In fact, according to the Handbook of Water Use and Conservation, the average residential lawn requires 10,000 gallons of water each year. So when you hear the term “waterless lawn,” it doesn’t mean that turf grass researchers have figured out a way to avoid watering your lawn. Instead, it means using synthetic grass as part of your residential landscaping.
A few months ago, ABC-30 in Fresno, Calif., featured a home owner who installed synthetic grass on his property. Besides not having to mow or fertilize the lawn, he no longer needed to irrigate his lawn, a requirement for lawns in the hot California weather.
While irrigation is not a requirement for a lawn’s survival in the Chicagoland region, for many landscapes it is necessary to keep lawns looking lush and green through the Midwest hot summers.
If you’re thinking of a waterless lawn for your Chicago home landscape, consider the pros and cons of both:
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Monday, 15 December 2014 14:13
Five Tips for Preparing Your Lawn for the Spring
By Dave Moser, Residential Account Manager
Though winter has its own beauty, we long for the warmth and vitality of spring. Here are some easy tips to ensure your home's lawn has a vibrant start to the spring season.
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Monday, 23 June 2014 14:16
James Martin Associates is once again recognized by one of the industry's most anticipated lists: Snow Magazine's 2014 Top 100 Snow List. We are honored to be listed as one of North America's top performing snow and ice management companies.
Tuesday, 17 June 2014 09:10
James Martin Associates hosted a Potting Party on Friday, June 13th for the winner of the Silent Auction item which JMA donated to Misericordia. The guests enjoyed a wonderful lunch, tour of the JMA gardens and then a potting demonstration. It was an absolutely perfect day out and each guest created their own gorgeous pot to take home.