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How to Know Which Grass is Best

May 03, 2021

For most Midwestern people, whether you own a home or not, turf grass is part of your life. It can affect air and water, it surrounds the places we live and work and it is often an integral part of our recreational space. Many people have a true affection for the comfort, beauty and value […]


The Truth About Deer Antlers

April 23, 2021

Taking a spring nature walk? Keep an eye out for antlers!  Antlers are prized by hunters, nature enthusiasts and even some dog lovers! Antlers may seem very similar to horns, but did you know there are many differences? While both boney structures continue to grow during the animal’s life, antlers are shed and regrown each year. Deer shed their antlers in early spring, so now is the perfect time to […]


Stink Bugs – The Simple Smelly Truth and 10 Ways to Stop Them

November 15, 2020

The Simple Smelly Truth Autumn arrives with bold colors, cool temperatures and yikes…. an explosion of unwanted visits from brown marmorated stink bugs (BMSB). These Asian natives are invasive to the United States, have few natural predators and spread rapidly by finding cracks and crevices in homes and businesses to hide and reproduce. Simply, they […]


Meet the BGP Team: David G.

November 10, 2020

More often than not, we can find David working behind the scenes to keep the production side of BGP running smoothly but he’s not afraid to get his hands dirty. There is a possibility you may have even seen him on a lawn care job this summer. You would recognize him by his unforgettable dry […]


Melt Away Your Winter Worries With Be Green!

October 15, 2020

Snow Way! With heavy snowfalls in Wisconsin, it is no wonder our state uses an average of 560,000 tons of salt each season. Although salt can immediately cut through frost and ice covering our roads, it can also cause an avalanche of problems. Pets can be poisoned if they eat the salt, the ice melt […]


To Leave or Not to Leave

October 15, 2020

Our promise to you is that every time we are on your lawn, you will see an improvement. Fall fertilization and insect management are the most important applications of the year so we want to make sure these treatments count!  Click here to learn more: Over the next few weeks, our techs ask that you clear […]


Winter is Coming…

September 10, 2020

All living things require food, water, and air for survival. That being said, there are a smorgasbord of choices available to help not only keep us alive but thrive. Many of us have the access and ability to make healthy nutritional choices. We can educate ourselves about good nutrition, read labels, and seek a healthy […]


Five Native Plants You Should Be Growing

August 27, 2020

I am a fan of native plants. If you want to create a beautiful, safe haven for a variety of beneficial pollinators, like the butterfly pictured above, here are a few fun native plants to add to your property: 5. Aromatic Aster (September – November): Aster blooms in mounds of beautiful light purple or pink […]


Oh Sweet Succulent!

August 20, 2020

Praised for being notoriously hard to kill, these drought resistant desert plants make a wonderful addition to any home. With a variety of shapes, sizes, and colors, it may seem difficult to keep these little ones happy. But fear not! Even if you’ve been unlucky keeping indoor plants alive, after following the guidelines below you’ll […]