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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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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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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You work hard to make your lawn beautiful and enjoyable; so the last thing you want to wake up to are brown patches covering sections of your yard. We have been seeing scattered patches of fungal disease in lawns over the past few weeks. The bad news is; it will keep spreading until you treat it properly. Read More

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With temperatures below the freezing mark and a roller coaster of moisture we may see some winter injury on our turf and ornamental plants.  Extended cold dry periods can really dehydrate these plants and, worst case scenario, cause “winter kill.” Read More

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November 19 2015

Winter is Upon Us

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Atkins Companies: Turf and Tree, Pest Control and Building Services and Products are celebrating 90 years of serving Central Missouri. It is because of you that one family owned business has lasted these 90 years! Read More

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October 20 2015

Fall Turf Tips

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Drought conditions have plagued the Central Missouri region and have wreaked havoc on much of our turf. Although many of us do not have an in-ground irrigation system, any supplemental watering during a drought period like this can go a long way to keep your grass alive where possible. Read More

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