5 ‘Musts’ of Commercial Fall Cleanup in Minnesota

September 9, 2019

There is a popular misconception that fall lawn cleanup just means raking up the leaves and putting away the lawn furniture.  The truth is that, especially for commercial properties, your Minnesota fall lawn cleanup routine should include quite a bit more.  When EnJay’s techs go out to clean up a

‘SNOW’ Doesn’t Have to Be a Four-Letter Word

August 13, 2019

Summer is winding down already! Back to school supplies are on the shelves. If you’re a business owner, you’re probably pulling off the company BBQ and coordinating your fall inventory, programs or décor. We are too! EnJay techs are prepping our equipment for fall clean-up and irrigation blowouts. This is

5 Essential Fall Lawn Care Tasks

July 16, 2019

In a couple of months, the leaves will start to change; we will put away pool toys and garden gloves.  Wondering how best to care for your lawn in fall?  Here are a few more important chores that can keep your yard from looking neglected over the winter and give

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When (and Why!) to Winterize Your Irrigation System

July 7, 2019

As summer’s rays beat hot on your grass and garden, you’re probably putting that irrigation system through it’s paces.  As we mentioned last summer, the cool-weather grasses that many of us have in our yards will want to go dormant when the temperatures get high, especially when it is also particularly

Irrigating Legally in the South Metro

June 10, 2019

It seems simple: a little water, a little grass… Installing a sprinkler system for your commercial or residential lawn should be easy.  Unfortunately, city and local irrigation ordinances regulate what you can and can’t do to improve your property like most other renovation projects. Looking for information on irrigation system

Hardscaping 101: What is Hardscaping?

June 2, 2019

You may have seen the uncommon word “hardscaping” or “hard landscaping” while looking for information about lawn maintenance or design.  Put simply, hardscaping encompasses the permanent, hard fixtures in a lawn design—as opposed to “softscaping”, which is basically the living elements of your landscaping.  Think of the contrast between hardscape

How Do They Do That?

May 16, 2019

CREATING NEAT LAWN EDGES Ever wondered why some yards look so much nicer than others, even if they seem to be equally landscaped and cared for?  The trick here is a process called lawn edging. Put simply, lawn edging is the process of digging a narrow trench at the edge

How to Safely Start Up Your Irrigation System this Spring

March 10, 2019

ARE YOU CERTAIN YOU’RE READY FOR SPRING? The sun is shining, the birds are singing, and you are excited to get back out into the yard now that the snow has finally melted.   You’re prepping your lawn, perhaps complete the first mowing session of the season, and eye that new

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Should you de-thatch or aerate your lawn?

March 6, 2019

The Top 2 Ways to Maintain Healthy Grass Without Chemicals A lush, green lawn is a homeowner’s pride and joy.  After all, what is a castle without beautiful grounds to stroll through?  Unfortunately, there are a few things that can keep your grass from being as green and healthy as

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When to First Mow Your Lawn in the Spring…

March 3, 2019

…and when not to! WHEN TO FIRST CUT YOUR GRASS IN THE SPRING The truth is, there isn’t a set date.  The best way to tell when to start mowing your lawn in spring is to watch it grow. Not constantly, though—that would be terribly boring. Just keep an eye