ALL TERRAIN’S BLOG

Our blog is written by members of the All Terrain team.

BEWARE: Fun Times Ahead!

BEWARE: Fun Times Ahead!

Don’t you love being a part of something fun? Hey, so do we! We’re talking about more than a coincidental fun day of work here and there. We mean a day or event that is fully dedicated to being fun for the team. There are two rules for these kinds of days, 1: You must...

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All Terrain Turns 23

All Terrain Turns 23

Let's celebrate!Celebrate what exactly? It's All Terrain's 23rd birthday. The month of June is super exciting here at All Terrain. No, it’s not because it’s finally summer. But isn't it nice, to finally have a nice break from all the snow? Wait, we're getting...

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How to Take Care of New Sod or New Seed

How to Take Care of New Sod or New Seed

How to Take Care of New Sod & Seed Way to go! You just got yourself a new lawn. But now how are you supposed to take care of it? The goal is to keep your new lawn moist for the next 3 to 5 weeks. The keyword being moist. You don’t want standing water, squishy sod...

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How to Feed Your Lawn

How to Feed Your Lawn

HOW TO FEED YOUR LAWNIn the photo above, only one of the lawns is using our weed control and fertilizer applications. Can you tell which one? Immediate reaction is to Google, “How to get a nice lawn” The top answer that you’ll see is, “feed your lawn”. Now what is...

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2022 Give Back!

2022 Give Back!

ALL TERRAIN GIVES BACKName something that shines brighter than a sundog in February. We’ll wait. You got it. It's All Terrain’s employee Pay It Forward program. Here at All Terrain, we have committed to giving back 3% of our top-line revenue to a number of local...

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The ATTIC

The ATTIC

When we say the ATTIC, do you think we mean an actual attic? A part of our story and what our team stands for is to give back. Now, what does the ATTIC have to do with that? First things first, the ATTIC stands for All Terrain Training Indoor Center. Now that you know...

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WAY TO GO, TEAM!

WAY TO GO, TEAM!

Ever since the beginning of All Terrain time we would get calls from customers telling us, "The gentlemen that came to my house did such a good job and they were so kind.", or something along those lines. It was customers calling to tell us how great the team was, the...

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Help Us Spread Cheer All Year Long

Help Us Spread Cheer All Year Long

At All Terrain, one of our four values is to give back and we do, we give back 3% of our top-line revenue to a number of nonprofits in the area. One of the additional ways we give back is through our Spray It Forward Program.What is our Spray it Forward Program? It is...

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To Prune or not to Prune? Prune, it is!

To Prune or not to Prune? Prune, it is!

WINTER TO-DO LIST: PRUNE YOUR TREES But seriously, it's time to prune your trees... When was the last time you did something nice for your spouse or significant other? Was it recent? That’s so sweet of you. What about your trees? They give you oxygen to breathe you...

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It’s Back-To-School Season!

It’s Back-To-School Season!

That means ATU is almost back in full swing. What is ATU? Easy, it’s The All Terrain University. Like Ohio State University prefers to refer to themselves as THE Ohio State University. Next question! Wait, you mean like what is it? Okay, gotcha! Well again, that’s...

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Wifi Controllers

Wifi Controllers

Just a quick question, what are some of your favorite things about summer? Going to the lake. Hanging out with family and friends outside and enjoying the hot weather. Going to one of your kid’s baseball games and cheering the team on.  There are so many things to do...

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1st Time Homeowners

1st Time Homeowners

Congratulations on your home! A home is a big investment and definitely worth it. It gives you a place to create new memories, freedom to use nails on the wall instead of command strips and hey, you don’t have to pay rent anymore. You know, just monthly mortgage payments from now on.

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The grass is greener at All Terrain!

The grass is greener at All Terrain!

Congratulations! You've received your spring letter!   What's a spring letter? It is a list of services we provide priced out specifically for your home. You let us know which services you would like done for the year and we take care of the rest. We do have blog...

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1-star Service

1-star Service

Here is an example of "1-star service", as reviewed on Google Mike Farner in West Fargo. He requested a basic dethatching on April 22, 2021 and we completed the work on April 28, 2021. Here is a photograph of our work where you...

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Voles – What do I tell my spouse???

Voles – What do I tell my spouse???

Written by Ryan Such, President Voles in my lawn – what do I do? This is a super common question in the spring after the snow has melted and the damage appears. The 1st part of this is how to avoid the damage in the first place.  Yes, you can use traps, poison, mow...

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The Benefits TO YOU of Proper Tree Pruning

The Benefits TO YOU of Proper Tree Pruning

For many customers, a tree is a tree. They (the trees) get planted on properties, they grow for awhile, and sometimes, some of them seem to get sick and/or die. Life happens, eh? Then we cut them out, grind the stump, or replace them. Is that just a cost of ownership,...

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Getting a Lawn Ready for Spring Graduation

Getting a Lawn Ready for Spring Graduation

As many of us know, spring is a time for re-birth, renewal, new growth, the Masters golf tournament, and high school graduations! Or, if you’re either academic or fancy – “commencements”.

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Barnyard grass – What’s its real name?

Barnyard grass – What’s its real name?

Each year around the beginning of August, our lawns are about as dry and stressed as they get in the summer. Sometimes it is so dry our good Kentucky Bluegrass goes a bit dormant. The greenest grass, while often found on the other side, is usually some type of grassy...

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Grassy Weeds

Grassy Weeds

Ask most any lawn care person what their biggest pet peeve is and they’ll answer, “People who don’t use coasters. Don’t they know their cups leave little circle marks on the wooden furniture???” Lawn care people are a refined, courteous bunch. If you’d ask them what’s...

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Killing Weeds – It’s Not What You Think

Killing Weeds – It’s Not What You Think

If you have a lawn, you have probably already realized that you are going to have some type of weeds in your lawn, no matter what you do. However, you do have more control over how many weeds and how often they take to seed.

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Give A Crap

By: Matt Langemo What do you value? Your family? Your home? Your car? A new pair of socks? Raindrops on roses and whiskers on kittens? How about giving a crap? Normally I’d ask you to “pardon my French,” but actually according to Dictionary.com, “crap” is late Middle...

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What’s Next!

What’s Next!

At All-Terrain, one of the parts of my job is to figure out “what’s next.” What is the next thing that we need to focus on to deliver a better product to our customers? Over the years, “what’s next” has lead us to great improvements in technology and how we use it, our ability to answer the phone and get back to

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The ATTIC

The ATTIC

By the time spring rolls around, Fargo’s youth baseball players will be conditioned, well-acquainted and ready to play ball. Most would consider practices in the winter to be limited to lifting weights or finding unconventional indoor locations for some catch....

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Our Story

Our Story

In 1991, a young man, who loved to work outside, had a desire to earn some extra money and wanted a job with flexibility.  Ryan Such, then 16 years old, handed out fliers in his neighborhood that advertised mowing.

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Lawn Treatments – Liquid vs. Granular

Lawn Treatments – Liquid vs. Granular

A common question we get each year is “do you guys do granular or dry lawn treatments, or are they a liquid spray?” As a company, all our treatments are liquid, and here are the leading reasons why.

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Aeration – Why and how often?

Aeration – Why and how often?

Aeration is the process of supplying air to the soil. Grass roots need air not so dissimilarly as we do so we supply air to the soil by pulling out cores of the turf.

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Shrub Rejuvenation

Shrub Rejuvenation

The spring is an important time of year for the shrubs in our landscapes. Rejuvenating our larger shrubs will give us a chance to keep our shrubs at a manageable size throughout the year.

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