Keeping Deer Away

Keeping Deer Away Throughout the year deer can really be a nuisance, especially in some of the more rural areas of Dane County. Although these animals seem to have some majestic quality, the will often destroy prized plants and other favored vegetation. Here are some...

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Thank You!

Thank You! Thank you all for another great year! We are thrilled to have you as our customer and value your business. You are important to us, and you keep Keyman running. When Keyman was started, we wanted to provide the best service possible to our customers. Our...

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The Importance of Perimeter Pest Control

The Importance of Perimeter Pest Control As the temperatures decrease in fall, box elders, Japanese beetles, Asiatic garden beetles and spiders will make an attempt to escape the cold by making their way into your home. Even some of the most well insulated homes have...

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The Importance of Fall Fertilization

The Importance of Fall Fertilization How your lawn is managed this fall will play an important role on the quality of cool-season grasses the following spring. Fertilization is the one of the most important factors. It is easy to let other things get in the way of...

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Aeration: Why it’s the Best Thing You Can Do For Your Lawn

Aeration: Why it’s the Best Thing You Can Do For Your Lawn Here in Wisconsin we don’t always get the weather we want. That means, when we can we like to spend time outside, even if we aren’t leaving home. A thick, dense and green lawn is always a welcome retreat from...

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The Importance of Deep Watering

The Importance of Deep Watering The heat of Wisconsin summer is here! And often times that comes along with the need to water your lawn, especially when the rain we get often is not enough. Follow some of these simple but very useful tips and you will cut down your...

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Keep Your Lawn Thriving During Summer Stress!

Keep Your Lawn Thriving During Summer Stress! Summer can be a rough time for your lawn, but with a few minor tweaks you can be sure your lawn will reward you. A lot of factors influence the condition of your lawn during summer months. A few are, rainfall/watering,...

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Managing Insects in Turf

Managing Insects in Turf Insects can wreak havoc on a lawn! These issues often go undiagnosed or unnoticed until it is irreversible. Fortunately, all of our technicians are trained to identify these issues and are always on the lookout when treating your lawn. Some...

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Weed Management in Lawns

Weed Management in Lawns Managing weeds in a lawn can be a hassle for any homeowner. There are several things you can do to prevent them from taking hold in your turf. Turf density is a big factor in preventing weeds naturally. Many weed seeds require sunlight in...

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Controlling Crabgrass

Controlling Crabgrass Crabgrass is an annual grass that germinates from seed each year and typically dies by the end of September when we get our first few nights of frost. The key to making sure that crabgrass doesn’t become a problem in your lawn is to keep the...

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