There’s still time to transform your outdoor space to the place everyone will want to be this summer! Don’t worry- you don’t have to be an expert to pull off the best get-togethers. With these 5 easy steps, your yard will have you looking like the host/hostess who does it all! Read More

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Chad Thomas
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Contrary to popular belief, a severe (cold) winter does not greatly reduce the insect population, but an early spring can greatly increase their numbers. High average temps in early spring can bring pests out of their winter hibernation early which allows them to complete more life cycles. Read More

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February 20 2017

Employee Appreciation Week

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Not sure if anyone was aware or not, but this is employee appreciation week and I wanted to take this opportunity to say Thank you! for all the hard work you are doing to make a difference towards your customers and to the company.  All of you add great value to the accomplishments of the company. Read More

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This troublesome weed is often misunderstood, and we get calls on it all of the time. So we put together this list of tidbits to help you better understand this plant and how to control it! Read More

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If we happen to have a long dry spell, watering your trees and shrubs may be needed even if they are still in their winter dormancy.  The root system is still working and although the growth and activities have slowed, the plants still need moisture this time of year. Read More

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December 27 2016

A Thank You from Atkins!

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Another year is about to pass and we would like to take this opportunity to say thank you to all of our customers for their continued business. Our team here at Atkins would also like to wish all of you the best of the Holiday Season and a bright joyful New Year. Read More

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Annual White Grub worm populations are showing to be significant this summer and Atkins wants to give you the low-down and some fun facts about what to expect and why: White Grubs are present in our soil all year long. Read More

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Watering your grass; it seems easy enough, right? Well you’d be surprised how easy it is to ruin brand new grass seed before you even have a chance at a beautiful yard. The best advice for watering new grass seed is both simple and complicated. There are two things to always remember. Read More

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Mid Missouri summers can be treacherous! In 2016, a mild Spring got our lawns off to a great start, but the lack of rainfall caused most lawns to go into drought stress by May. By the end of June, turf and trees were in big trouble due to the now excessive heat pattern and drought conditions. Read More

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Are Japanese Beetles taking over the world? No, but they may be taking over your yard! Japanese Beetles are in Mid Missouri and are attacking many of our landscapes plants. We receive many questions about this little bug, so we thought we would put them in one place for anyone being graced with their presence. Read More

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  • Atkins Simplifies My Life!

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