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Medina Lawncare is also known for their time honored tradition of giving back to the community

Medina Gives Back

Medina Lawncare is known for their time honored tradition of giving back to the community. The company, its owners and staff continually support many organizations locally and in Mexico. President of Medina Lawncare and Chicago Firefighter, Carlos Medina has generously given his time, attention, equipment, hard work and donations to a variety of grateful recipients […]

Cracks in the soil display lack of moisture in a corn field along Plank Road in Burlington Wednesday afternoon. The long term forecast indicates ongoing drought or near-drought conditions throughout the summer. June 13, 2012 | Michael Smart~Sun-Times Media

Farmers, gardeners, traders waiting and watching for rain relief

It’s made for glorious grilling and sunbathing weather, but the unusually dry start to June — the second-least rainy on record — has left crops withering in parched fields all across the region, a situation fast approaching the critical stage for anxious farmers. Read the rest at the Chicago Sun-Times…   BY STEFANO ESPOSITO, DAVID […]

Medina Gives Back

Medina Gives Back

As the area’s professional source for the best in service, Medina Lawncare is also known for their time honored tradition of giving back to the community. The company, its owners and staff continually support many organizations locally and in Mexico. President of Medina Lawncare and Chicago Firefighter, Carlos Medina has generously given his time, attention, […]

Slit Seeding

Slit seeders utilize closely-spaced vertical cutting blades or discs to create a shallow furrow, or slit in the turf, in which seeds are placed. The seed is stored in a hopper until it’s delivered to the soil and, depending on the machine, a roller or series of packer wheels may follow behind the seed head […]

Seeding vs Hydroseeding

The new lawn game. The great lakes area is the area where no one seems to know how much money they can save by putting their new lawn in via hydro-seeding. So much so, the landscapers in the area don’t even know about hydro-seeding. They still do it the cave man way via straw/seed. Yes, […]

A Fire Truck for Santiago

A visit to his impoverished hometown kicks a firefighter into gear. Santiago Papasquiaro, in the Mexican state of Durango, sits at the foot of the Sierra Madre, among tan hills covered by a threadbare blanket of brush. Most of its young men have gone to America, so in the desert afternoons the public squares are […]

Landscaping for your zone part 2 – zone 5: Chicago

In Illinois, which is where Medina Lawncare is located, we are in zone 5A. As mentioned in our previous article “landscaping in your zone” a zone is used to determine the plant hardiness. Refer to the USDA plant hardiness zone map. As you plan your landscape it’s hard to know where to begin. Keep in […]

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