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Preparing Your Yard for Spring

Posted by on Mar 23, 2018 in Lawn, Lawn Care, Spring | 0 comments

Preparing Your Yard for Spring

It’s Just Around the Corner… Have You Prepared Your Yard for Spring? Spring in Arizona can vary in temperatures from the mid 50’s to the low 100’s! To make sure that your yard is ready for the warmer weather, it would be best to do a little work, preparing your yard for spring, before the winter temperatures begin to climb. Here are 3 tips for preparing your yard for spring: Tidy up your yard– Now, while the weather is cool, would be a good time to kill weeds, clear branches and debris and prune your trees or shrubs. Plant...

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How to Water Your Lawn in Arizona

Posted by on Mar 2, 2018 in Bermudagrass, Desert Landscape, Lawn, Lawn Care, Winter Rye | 0 comments

How to Water Your Lawn in Arizona

Recently moved to Arizona and aren’t sure how much water you need to give your grass? Here are a few tips and a month-to-month watering guide to ensure you’re doing it correctly. Most homes in Arizona have lawns that need specific maintenance and care. Unlike other climates around the nation, in the desert, we only have two seasons for grass: Winter and summer. Due to our harsh summer temperatures and mild winters, it’s important to know how to properly water your lawn, all the while conserving water.   Grass in Arizona is the healthiest when...

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Preparing Your Lawn for Warmer Weather

Posted by on Jan 24, 2018 in Bermudagrass, Weed Control, Winter Rye | 0 comments

Preparing Your Lawn for Warmer Weather

Spring is coming early this winter, is your lawn ready for a warmer winter? It’s only January and your lawn already thinks that this warmer winter is the beginning of spring! You’ll need to start feeding and watering it according to the weather and not the calendar. An important key to caring for your lawn in warmer weather, however, is knowing what kind of lawn you have. For those who have Bermuda lawns, there’s no need for preparing it for warmer weather. Bermuda lawns are dormant and it’s not warm enough for them to come back yet, so there...

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Fall Weed Control Video

Posted by on Oct 11, 2017 in Lawn Care, Weed Control | 0 comments

Fall Weed Control Video

Want to win the game against the weeds this Fall? You’ve got the Home-Field advantage! Fall weeds come up quickly, here is what you can do to stop them. You’re going to need a good offense and a strong defense, Pre-emergent herbicide Post-emergent herbicide If you bench your best players, you’re bound to spend your time fighting for every yard of clean grass on your property. You might win that way, gaining ground on your hands and knees, but there’s a better way. The best way is with us, Green Keeper. Our Herbicides...

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Weed Control Infographic

Posted by on Sep 29, 2017 in Lawn Care, Weed Control | 0 comments

Weed Control Infographic

The two best ways to play your weed control There are really just 3 ways to fight weeds in your yard: You can pull them by hand You can kill spray them as they appear (Post-Emergent Herbicides) You can kill the seeds in the ground before they sprout (Pre-Emergent Herbicides) If you want to win the game against your weeds you need a strong defense and a strong offense, otherwise, the weeds will ware you down and overwhelm you. If you only pull weeds as you see them, you’ll be plucking your yard at least once a week, to keep it clean. If...

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Tree Care: Queen Palm

Posted by on Aug 10, 2017 in Desert Landscape, Plants | 0 comments

Tree Care: Queen Palm

Care for your Queen Palm like royalty. For many years, Queen Palms have been used for quick shade, screening and a lush tropical accent across the valley. They are used in several landscape designs, are very clean and easy to grow. Queen Palms originally came from Brazil and Argentina, but can now be found in the western part of the U.S. where winter temperatures don’t drop below 20 degrees. These tropical gems can grow up to 20 feet tall and like all plants, need proper treatment and care in order to thrive. When it comes to caring for a...

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Taking Care of Trees in the Summer

Posted by on Jul 19, 2017 in Plants | 0 comments

Taking Care of Trees in the Summer

A simple guide to taking care of your trees this summer. As it’s probably obvious, Summers in Arizona can be extremely harsh on your trees and it may take a lot to keep them healthy. To keep them from becoming infested, sick with a disease, or get destroyed in a summer storm, follow these guidelines to ensure tree care. Yard Inspection Checking your trees for warning signs of diseases and/or infestations early can save your tree and your wallet in the long-run. An unhealthy tree can also affect the surrounding plants as well. Pruning Dead or...

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Summer Lawn Care

Posted by on Jun 28, 2017 in Lawn, Lawn Care | 0 comments

Summer Lawn Care

Preventing serious heat damage with our summer lawn care tips During our scorching heat summer lawn care is important. Don’t worry, it is possible to conserve water while still maintaining a healthy lawn. Summers are brutal here in the Valley of the Sun and maintaining grass lawns can be quite the tedious task. With the extreme temperatures Arizona has in the summer, it’s important to know how to water your lawn properly in order to maintain a healthy lawn while still conserving water. With the dry summer heat, some people think they...

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How to Prevent HOA Letters

Posted by on May 5, 2017 in Weed Control | 0 comments

How to Prevent HOA Letters

Don’t get Penalized by Your HOA Green Keeper can help keep your HOA happy and your wallet happier! Have you ever received a letter like this or something similar from your HOA? Do you wish you had help keeping your yard spotless and your HOA off your back? Well, good news! Green Keeper wants to help put a stop to those inconvenient fines, keep your HOA happy and help keep your yard looking flawless. Green Keeper provides… Weed Control Lawn Care Tree & Shrub Care & Consultations (when something isn’t looking right in your yard.) HOA’s...

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Preparing Your Yard for Summer

Posted by on Apr 11, 2017 in Bermudagrass, Lawn | 0 comments

Preparing Your Yard for Summer

It’s about that time to start prepping for summer. Are you ready? Spring is a wonderful time to get ourselves summer ready for all those lake trips and beach visits, but that’s not the only thing spring can help us prepare for. Spring is also a time to prepare our yards for the scorching Arizona heat that is bound to come. If you have a yard that you like keeping healthy and looking spectacular, you might want to check out the tips below. Tips to get Your Yard Summer-Ready: Aerate Your Lawn Aerating your lawn before summer allows water,...

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