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September 14, 2021
Powdery Mildew on a leaf

Keep An Eye Out For These Common Lawn Fungi Found In Washington

If you've got a stubborn brown spot in your lawn, it may not be the result of poor moisture or fertilizer levels. It could actually be a fungal infection. Learn how to identify the most common types of lawn fungi in Washington state.
August 23, 2021

Now’s The Time To Consider Fall Pest Control

As fall's cooler weather sets in next month, you'll probably start to notice more bugs inside than usual. Bugs seek shelter in the cold just like humans, but that doesn't mean we have to tolerate them in our homes. Keep them out with perimeter pest control spray.
July 19, 2021

Washington Trees You’ll Want To Plant ASAP

In Washington, there are many beautiful things to admire, especially here in Yakima and the surrounding areas. Why not bring some of that beauty to your own home, so that every day you can be pleased with what you see when you look out the window? Adding flowering trees to your landscaping and garden is the perfect way to do this. You can wake up and see your purple or white flowering trees while drinking your morning cup of caffeine.
June 21, 2021

How To Enhance Your Landscape With Mulch Or Rocks

Looking to make your landscape really pop? Landscaping rocks or mulching is the way to go! They both provided added beauty and help keep your garden beds, trees, and shrubs happy. Learn about your options for this popular landscape enhancement.
May 28, 2021

Best Flowers To Plant In Washington State Gardens

Wondering what to plant in your Washington garden? We've found the perfect perennials to add some color to your flower beds! And some are native plants to boot!
April 26, 2021

Why You Should Invest In An Irrigation System

See how installing and keeping up with an irrigation system can save you time, money, and bring your lawn so many benefits!
March 24, 2021
clogged gutters

Why Gutters Are Important For Your Home

Gutters play such a vital role in protecting our homes, but we often take them for granted - even forgetting to clean them. Since spring is gutter-cleaning season, learn about the crucial part they play in keeping our homes safe!
February 15, 2021

How to Identify and Control Brown Patch in Washington Lawns

Brown patch is a fungal disease that is caused when your grass is wet for extended periods of time. It can be a devasting disease to your lawn if it isn't controlled in time. Keep reading to find out more about this common lawn disease.
December 21, 2020

How To Properly Maintain and Care For Your Lawnmower

In order to keep your lawn equipment functioning properly you need to run a maintenance check at the end of each season. Performing routine maintenance ensures your lawnmower and other equipment work their best and last longer. For lawn care, equipment tune-ups call the pros at Colonial Lawn and Garden.
November 23, 2020

How to Care For Real Christmas Trees

Forget the plastic pine - make Christmas magical! Learn how to pick out the perfect fresh cut or live Christmas tree and how to care for it, so it lasts all season long.
October 19, 2020
blue jay with fall decore

Learn How to Attract Fall Birds to Your Washington Backyard

Fall in Washington is the perfect time for bird watching. Birds are passing through as they migrate south. Follow these tips to attract birds to your backyard.
September 28, 2020

Could Your Washington Lawn Be Suffering From Compacted Soil?

After a summer full of activities, you yard may need aeration and overseeding. Learn how to tell, what both entails and call Colonial Lawn and Garden.
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