Colbert Lawn Service’s Winning Tips for July 2021

For over four decades, Colbert Lawn Service has exceeded customer expectations in Joplin. The company is always happy to share their wisdom and experience to help community members have the best lawns and yards possible. 

Most Joplin homeowners love having a green and gorgeous lawn. Sometimes this can be a bit of a challenge without experience or knowledgeable advice. The good news is that help is available. For over 40 years, Colbert Lawn Service has served the Joplin community, building a remarkably positive reputation.

In exciting news, building off of those winning relationships, the team at Colbert Lawn Service is now sharing monthly tips on how to have the best lawn possible.

This month’s piece of advice: mowing too short. One of the biggest mistakes homeowners make in caring for their lawn is mowing the grass too short. For many, over-mowing is an attempt to save a little energy or time by trimming the grass shorter, thereby lessening the need to mow. This ill-conceived time saver actually damages the grass, making root systems shallow and unable to soak up all the nutrients they need. Most grasses do best when they are trimmed to two-and-a-half to three inches.

More sage advice, which is common but should not be overlooked, includes:

  • Do not mow right after it rains. Mowing wet grass causes clumping and ruts. This also leaves the lawn more susceptible to certain diseases.
  • Mow in the morning. It’s preferable to mow earlier in the day. It’s better for the grass and the lower temperatures are better for you.
  • Keep your mower in top shape. Not only are dull blades ineffective, but they can damage your lawn too.

In additional news from Colbert Lawn Service, they are currently running a promotion for any new contracted accounts where the team will give a complimentary mowing and edging at the end of the contract term. Contact the company for more details or with any questions, large or small.

Specialties from Colbert include highlights like lawn maintenance, tree planting, beautiful and functional natural fences, landscape design, general gardening, and much more.

Reviews for the company’s services continue to be completely positive — check their website for testimonials.

For more information or to get a quote, be sure to visit or call 417.437.7728.


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