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Wingate Pest & Lawn specializes in comprehensive lawn care and pest control services tailored to meet your needs. From routine maintenance to specialty pest control, we've got you covered. Visit our lawn page and learn from our blogs for more lawn maintenance and pest identification tips. Contact our lawn and pest control professionals in Columbia, MO today for a free inspection and estimate.

Essential Steps on Preparing Your Lawn for Winter

November 14, 2023

As the chill of winter approaches, it's crucial to ensure that your yard is adequately prepared to withstand the harsh conditions. Proper fall lawn care sets the stage for a healthy and vibrant lawn come spring. Here are the essential steps for preparing yard for winter and maintaining its long-term health. Step 1: Mow Low  Start by mowing your grass to 1-1.5 inches before preparing for winter. This shorter length helps with aeration ...

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Lawn Aeration FAQ: What You Need to Know

July 9, 2023

A lush and healthy lawn necessitates more than just mowing the grass and demands additional care. Getting a lawn aeration service is an important practice that can greatly benefit the health and appearance of your lawn. But although it is a crucial part of lawn care, there are still many people who are not familiar with this process and have questions about it. If you're searching for answers to your questions about lawn aeration ...

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What You Should Do to Your Lawn During the Winter

December 21, 2022

When the cold season starts to kick in, your vegetation and lawn weaken as the temperature drops to the freezing point. To be wintertime-ready, you must set up and conduct winter lawn care before the season starts. Provide Soil Nutrients and Moisture. The soil becomes dry and brittle during the winter. That is why keeping it moist and ready for the cold season is critical. Although plants do not require much water during this season ...

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